Coca-Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant will start working with 4 turbines

The Minister of Electricity, Esteban Albornoz, said that the hydroelectric plant Coca-Codo Sinclair will begin providing energy to the country progressively since February 2016. Initially, four of the eight turbines or units that compose it will enter, and then the plant will...

Coca-Codo Sinclair actvities were restarted

The work activities restarted in the construction of the hydroelectric project Coca-Codo Sinclair after the accident that caused the death of 13 workers on Saturday December 13, although the demands submitted by workers expect a response from the Chinese construction company...

Accident in Coca Codo Sinclair project leaves 13 dead

At least 13 people died on December 13 in an accident in in the front roundhouse of the Coca Codo Sinclair project in the province of Sucumbios. The accident was caused by a landslide in the pressure well No.1 of the powerhouse of the Coca Codo Sinclair project. According to...

Correa visits the construction of the hydroelectric plant Coca Codo Sinclair

President Rafael Correa yesterday toured the construction works of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant, located between the provinces of Napo and Sucumbios. Correa noted that the “project deadlines will be met,” so its operation would begin in 2016. Correa...

More armaments are found in Sucumbíos

The Armed Forces, through military from the Operational Command No. 1 “North” (CO1), made ​​a new operating control, which found military weapons, explosives and equipment. The discovery was made in the area of ​​Villa Hermosa, along the San Miguel River in the border are...
Posted On 30 Oct 2014

Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas and Sucumbios will have new Governor

The provinces of Santo Domingo and Sucumbiios will have a new Governor. This decision was appointed by President Rafael Correa. Yofre Poma Herrara was already appointed in Sucumbios. He will replace Édison Proaño, who since December 2013 he served as governor of that province....

Education Directorate removed 61 officials

The officials, who belonged to the Department of Hispanic and Bilingual Education of Sucumbios, were removed from office through the deletion of items ordered by the Ministry of Education. Each officer will receive between $ 25 and $ 38 thousand for compensation. In the coming...
Contamination in Sucumbíos

Community of Shushufindi reports oil spill

A creek that runs into the Shusshufindi river was contaminated after an oil spill generated by the rupture of a pipe from the Drago well. About ten families were affected because they do not have drinking water services and the creek was their source of water for food...
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