Greece will decide their reforms from now on, according to Minister of Economy

The Greek Minister of Finance, Yanis Varufakis, said yesterday that the agreement reached with the Eurogroup to ensure the financial assistance will enable Greece to determine its reforms from now on. “We have left behind the time when Greece was treated as a foreigner....

The FARC indicates that they would change weapons by political action if guarantees are provided

The communist guerrillas of the FARC pledged yesterday in Havana to leave the armed activity to become a political party, provided that the Colombian government meets reforms and guarantees required. The FARC “will engage in what they are entitled to contribute to the...

Former militaries are concerned by the reforms to the Social Security Law of the Armed Forces

The homologation of the retirement pensions in the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (ISSFA for its Spanish acronym), staff reductions, the participation of the Armed Forces in internal security and the imputation of alleged crimes against humanity are issues that...

Superintendent does not rule reforms to tighten the Communications Law

The superintendent of Communication, Carlos Ochoa, said the SuperCom discusses possible reforms to the Communications Law to allow more proportionate to the offense sanctions, but for now there is no deadline for debate in the Assembly. According to El Tiempo from Cuenca, Ochoa...

Assembly will discuss draft reforms to the Labour Code and the Social Security Law

The National Assembly will have the first debate this January 6 on the Law for Labor Justice and Recognition to Home Labor. The project has 44 articles: 41 are reforms to the Labour Code; and three to the Social Security Law. According to a report of the Assembly, the Sections on...

Reforms to the Traffic Law were approved

The reforms to the Traffic Law were finally approved this December 29, after President Rafael Correa issued his observations. The changes will take effect in the next 48 working hours. One of the points to reform has relation with the mechanism to obtain the license for...

Reforms to the Law of Armed Forces Staff will be discussed in the Assembly

Three reforms to the Law of Armed Forces Staff (FFAA for its Spanish acronym) will be discussed this December 22 in the second and final debate in the plenary of the National Assembly. The Commission on Sovereignty and International Relations proposes that the military rank and...

Tax reforms would affect advertising companies

The Draft Law on Production Incentives and Tax Fraud Prevention was sent on Friday to the National Assembly. This, contains 46 articles, a transitional and a final provision. The text also includes in fiscal reforms, about 11 regulations in the country. Among the reforms is the...
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