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30-S: Carrion Case is being Analyzed by the Second Criminal Chamber

Coronel Cesar Carrion and police officers, Luis Martinez, Jaime Vinicio Paucar and Luis Bahamonde await today the decision of the 3th Criminal Chamber regarding the appealing hearing. Carrion and the officers are accused of trying to murder the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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Maná Controversial Debate on Drugs

Through a press conference convened by the Mexican rock band, Maná, it presents their latest music video “True love forgives,” they expressed their interest in opening a debate on the possible legalization of marijuana. This appeal to Mexican government aims to...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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US Open: Pennetta Surprises Sharapova

In the fifth round of the U.S Open, the Italian tennis player Flavia Pennetta surprised the Russian Maria Sharapova, after defeating her in a set of two and half hours with a score 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4. Since the beginning of the first set, Pennetta showed initiative while Sharapova...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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“Don Efra” bike shop: Tradition on Wheels

For so many years, bicycles have been an economic and ecological transport, but they have also be a very good tip to stay healthy. In addition, somehow they seem to be timeless. These are some reasons why it will always be completely justified to have a bike shop business. While...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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Pete Sampras Arrived to Guayaquil

The North American tennis player, Pete Sampras arrive to Guayaquil, Ecuador; for his Saturday match against Nicolas Lapentti. The former number one tennis player of the world arrived in a private plane today at 11:00. At 16:00 Sampras will give a press conference in Hotel Oro...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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Oscar Pistorius Wins Historic Medal

The South African Paralympics athlete, Oscar Pistorius won the silver medal this Friday, however Pistorius was replaced in the 4×400 meter race of his country. Despite not running the final, because he had participated in the series semifinals, he received the award....
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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EU Lifted Taxes Sanctions on Libyan Companies

About 28 oil bodies, banking and Libyan port companies have been exempted from taxes, the European Union (EU), in order to cooperate with the country’s economic recovery. This provision, which allows the release of the assets of these entities within the Community, shall...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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CNE Introduced 2013 Election Calendar

The call for general elections of 2013 will be on September 22 this year. In these elections president and vice president of the Republic will be elected, as well as national and provincial assembly members, mayors, prefects and other sectional officials. The first round will be...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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CJP Publishes Report on Freedom of Expression in Ecuador

A report that explains the current situation of the free expression in Ecuador, entitled Confrontation, repression in Correa’s Ecuador”, was published yesterday by the Committee to Protect of Journalist (CPJ.) This document outlines some cases in which President...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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INDEC Presented its Latest Results

The Ecuadorian Statistics and Census Institute (INDEC)  presented the results of the last population and housing census of the country. The results of this census, conducted in 24 provinces, 221 cantons and 800 rural parishes, found that Ecuador has a population of...
Posted On 02 Sep 2011
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