Rafael Correa announces regulations governing the dissemination of videos

President Rafael Correa announced new sanctions against the dissemination of videos relating to the accusation of a teenager who made “obscene gestures” during the marches of the International Labor Day. “Hopefully the Ombudsman investigates these things,...

The President explained that safeguards affect 7% of the market

President Rafael Correa, in his weekly address, made a calculation that concluded that safeguards are focused on products that represented 7% of trade over the past year. The President noted that during 2014 the sale of products in the domestic market was a total of $ 128,000...

President Correa denies ¨ torture¨ to detainees on manifestations of September 17

The case of the 53 arrested in manifestations around the high school Mejía in Quito- on 17 and 18 September- is for President Rafael Correa a “manipulation” and it is up to the justice to take action. In the weekly address of September 27, broadcast from Alóag, south...

Study indicates that deepwater port must be in Posorja, according to Correa

The new deepwater port will be located “in the sector of Posorja”, as announced by President Rafael Correa during the weekly address on Saturday, August 16. On last November, the Government hired a foreign company Engineering of Systems for the Defense of Spain...

Telephone employees join to defend their profits

99% of Movistar employees receive a higher salary to $ 463, said yesterday Juan Carlos Oleas, representative of  telephone workers.He and a group of employees gathered on August 2, in the north of Quito, to listen to the weekly address of President Rafael Correa. After knowing...

Ecuador economy grows 4.9%, according to Rafael Correa

The President of Ecuador Rafael Correa, said on August 2 that the country’s economy grew a 4.9% in the first quarter of 2014 despite the global economy’s slowing growth.  In his weekly address, Correa said that despite the international environment that seems more...

Citizenship will decided the remodeling of the Olimpico Atahualpa Stadium, according to Glas

The Vice President Jorge Glas raised yesterday in the weekly address, in the Cayambe canton that the citizenship will decide the remodeling of the Olimpico Atahualpa Stadium of Quito, which will cost $ 80 million and will be ready in 2016. “There is a commitment of our...