Ruling bloc did not know amendments

Following the last nation-wide broadcast made by President Rafael Correa, in which he revealed the Executive’s intention of amending the Constitution in force in the three articles related to ancient peoples, the assembly members of the ruling bloc of Alianza PAIS (AP)...

Jaime Nebot: A person who does not know how to defend freedom, does not deserve to be free

During a 35-minute speech, which took place at the Plaza de la Integration, in the southern part of the Malecón Simón Bolívar, Mayor Jaime Nebot yesterday called to defend democracy and to prevent its death, letting to a narrower field of freedom. “This country, within the...

SP does not have support from the opposition on referendum proposal

Assembly of opposition organizations Creando Oportunidades (CREO) and Pachakutik (PK) disagree with the proposal of Assemblyman of Sociedad Patriotica (SP), Gilmar Gutierrez, of carrying out a referendum to change the Constitution. In the consultation, Gutierrez raises two...

Amendment would limit use of protective action

Within the draft amendments submitted by the Alianza PAIS (AP) bloc of the National Assembly, to the Constitutional Court (CC), is intended to increase a subsection in Article 88 of the Constitution, in order to regulate the cases in which people may “abuse” of the...

Constitutional Court has hundreds of pending cases

On last June 26, the Alianza PAIS (AP) bloc of the National Assembly, led by Gabriela Rivadeneira, presented the official proposal to make 17 amendments to the Constitution. However, the Constitutional Court (CC) has hundreds of pending cases that have not had resolution and have...

AP bloc analyzes content for next “amendments” project

Among the remaining talks in the bloc of Alianza PAIS (AP) for a second draft “amendments,” there is a constitutional change to allow the Assembly to make political control on Secretaries of State that own status of ministers or presidents of directorate companies...

CC has about 45 days to process draft amendments

According to the Law on Jurisdictional Guarantees and Constitutional Control in force, the Constitutional Court (CC) may file a draft constitutional amendments in about 45 days, in this case, the draft amendment of 17 proposals submitted last Thursday by the block of Alianza...

AP bloc delivered amendments proposal to the CC

Last Thursday about 50 Assemblymen of Alianza PAIS (AP), led by the president of the National Assembly Gabriela Rivadeneira, walked three blocks from the Legislative Palace to the Constitutional Court (CC) to submit the draft amendments on the Magna Carta. The constitutional...