La Hora seeks to block the enactment of SUPERCOM

The managers of daily La Hora yesterday requested protection actions and precautionary measures to stop the sanction of SUPERCOM for alleged prior censorship. Santiago Guarderas, defense attorney of the media, along with Fernando and Luis Vivanco, submitted these resources in the...

Daily La Hora resists the sanction of SUPERCOM

Daily La Hora was declared in resilience and will refrain from paying the fine imposed by the SUPERCOM for not covering or disseminating the accountability of the mayor of Loja, on February 23. “We declare ourselves in resistance, which is a constitutional principle, seeing...

BCE with power to punish, according to Monetary Code

The Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym) will sanction the financial institutions with fines up to $ 800,000, in the case that these undertake clearing or liquidation operations without authorization. The Monetary and Financial Code draft establishes so...

Ukrainian parliament approves law that generates sanctions against Russia

On Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted a draft law that gives the green light to the imposition of up to 29 types of sanctions against Russia, which include the posibility to prohibit the transit of hydrocarbons that Moscow exports to Europe. The project...

Syrian Rebels Slaughter Local Journalists

Omran al-Zoubi, the Syrian Information Minister said that an armed group was responsible for killing seven TV journalists and workers in the Syrian al-Ikhbaryia Channel. Al-Zoubi called it “the worst massacre against journalism and the freedom of the media.” The attack occurred...

7 Radio Stations Could be Fined due to Freedom of Expression Simulcasts

Four simulcasts made by seven radio stations in Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca to talk on freedom of expression are now under an investigation by the Superintendency of Telecommunications. On September 6, a single notice was sent to representatives of radio Quito, Centro, Genial...