Secom belies Teleamazonas on changes of IESS board

The National Communications Secretariat (Secom) said in a official statement there will not changes in the Board of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS), denying the news broadcast by the television media Teleamazonas, which ensured that Victor Hugo Villacrés will...

AP Councillors reported interference by Alvarado

It all started when six councilors -out of a total of nine members that are part of the Council- decided days earlier period to cut the functions period from five to one year, of the  Deputy Mayor of Quevedo, Humberto Alvarado (Avanza), who is the brother of the SECOM holder,...
Posted On 05 Nov 2014

Secom: “Without a prior exam of the Comptroller´s office the criminal process (of the McSquared case) can not be undertaken”

Concerning the nonattendance of the head of the National Communications Secretariat (Secom), Fernando Alvarado, at the hearing convened by the Prosecution to submit his version in the McSquared case inquiry, the Secom explained that “without a prior exam of the Comptroller...

Prosecutor cites Fernando Alvarado and Natalie Cely by case MCSquared

The General Attorney has called to Communications Secretary Fernando Alvarado and Ecuador’s ambassador in USA, Natalie Cely, to give their version in the preliminary investigation carried out by the contract with the agency MCSquared PR. MCSquared was hired by Communication...

Correa described as ‘legitimate’ the tv campaign “Citizenship speaks to the media”

President Rafael Correa questioned the “scandal” generated after Ecuavisa journalist Alfonso Espinosa de los Monteros expressed his claim because of the government’s campaign “Citizenship speaks to the media”, in which one segment offended him....

Cordicom requests Secom to suspend transmission of Alfonso Espinosa

The Council for the Regulation and Development of Information and Communication (Cordicom) ordered this August 2 to the National Secretariat of Communication (SECOM for its Spanish acronym) the suspension of the transmission of the audiovisual piece that alludes to the Ecuavisa...

Ecuavisa abstains from transmitting mandatory broadcast of Secom

The television channel Ecuavisa has refrained from transmitting the mandatory broadcasts of the Ministry of Communication (SECOM) that are part of the campaign ‘Citizenship speaks to the media,’ according to a communiqué on the broadcaster´s website. “Ecuavisa...

Government image will return to the hands of the Public Administration

President Rafael Correa transferred the Undersecretary of Image to the Secretariat of Public Administration by Executive Order 393. The dependence before in charge of the Secretariat of Communication (SECOM), is responsible for directing government policy image and dissemination...
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