Pope Francis: “A state can not think about winning with medicine”

Pope Francis said this Thursday that a State providing medical services to the population must not be guided by the principle of obtaining economic benefit, “can not think about winning with medicine”. “Evidence and efficiency can not be the only criteria to...

Minister of Labour clarifies that the State will cover retirement pension to housewives

The state will subsidize retirement pensions in order that housewives have access to this benfit, said on Wednesday, January 21 the Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, in Guayaquil. This, in relation with the Social Justice and Labor Award of Household Work bills. “It...

Sarayaku people expected that state apologies be “heartfelt”

The Kichwa people of Sarayaku brought an end to twelve years of national and international fight after receiving public apologies from the State, as established by the judgment of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) on June 27, 2012. The IACHR ruled that the state...

Castelló ensures that the Magisterium Fund has no state resources

“The Fund will not be managed by the Biess because we have no state resources,” said on September 26 Juan José Castelló, Executive President of the Ecuadorian Unemployment Magisterium (FCME for its Spanish acronym). This, in reference to the approved law, on second...