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Rafael Correa poses visit to Hugo Chavez

The newly re-elected president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, is planning a trip to Venezuela to visit his counterpart and ally Hugo Chavez, who returned from Cuba to continue his treatment at home. On Wednesday, during a meeting with foreign correspondents at the presidential palace...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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SRI pretends to gather $ 12,200 millions in taxes on 2013

The purpose of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a goal in tax collection in the current year is to gather $ 12,200 million. Of this amount, $ 4,000 million would be from the income tax (IR), according to the director of the financial institution, Carlos Marx Carrasco. The...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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CNE continues processing votes

According to the official website of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym), until today at 08:00 in the morning, 89.03% of ballots (36,012 out of 40,451), for the four offices (President, Vice President, Assembly and Andean Parliament). Paul Salazar, vice...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Attorney General asked hearing against Pedro Delgado at National Court

Within the hours the Attorney General’s Office will ask the National Court of Justice (CNJ) to set a day and time for a hearing in order to present all conviction evidence against Pedro Delgado, former president of the Central Bank of Ecuador, who, last December 2012...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Benedict XVI analyzes the possibility to bring forward the date of the conclave

The Vatican spokesman, Father Federico Lombardi, announced that Pope Benedict XVI may issue a decree, called Motu Proprio, to move forward the conclusion of the conclave after he leaves the papacy on February 28. “The pope is considering publishing, in the upcoming days a...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Quito receives Leonardo Da Vinci’s artwork

Florentine art genius Leonardo Da Vinci’s work exposition comes to Ecuador to stay for three months, in an exhibition at the Interactive Science Museum in Quito. This exposition, which will remain until May in the country, travels the world presenting more than 60 works,...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Nebot criticizes delay in the ballot count of Guayas

The mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, questioned the National Electoral Council (CNE) for the delay in the counting of 25% of the remaining ballots in the province of Guayas, especially in Guayaquil. According to him, these documents contain the neccesary number of votes for the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Parkinson’s disease may be treated with implantation of devices

According to recent research by neurologists, implantation of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) devices in an early stage of Parkinson’s disease can significantly reduce the tremors and other symptoms of widespread neurodegenerative disease that occurs mostly, in people over 60...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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Emelec’s Coach was attacked by Uruguayan press

After a few tense days in Montevideo, Uruguay, before the match against Peñarol, Club Sport Emelec coach, Gustavo Quinteros held a controversial interview with an Uruguayan journalist, in which he reported that six players were intoxicated because of the hotel’s food and...
Posted On 21 Feb 2013
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