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Yasuni oil will be extracted with eight techniques

This was confirmed yesterday byWilson Pastor, former Minister of Non-Renewable Resources in an interview with Ecuavisa. “The truth is that seven new technologies are being used (…) They were tested in Pañacocha and are being tested in block 31 which minimizes...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Peruvian peoples in voluntary isolation appear suddenly

A video captured a group of indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation in Peru as they approached a jungle community to order supplies, reported yesterday the President of the Federation of native communities of the river Madre de Dios and its tributaries (Fenamad), Klaus Quicque,...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Colombian citizens denounce persecution and xenophobia

The migrants say that they are victims of persecution and xenophobia by the Ecuadorian authorities following the declaration against usury and the arrest of 35 people last week, including several Colombians. “We find it difficult to walk on the streets,” said an complainant, who...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Assange calls tactical victory the sentence of Manning

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, said today that the sentence of 35 years in prison for the soldier Bradley Manning is a “tactical victory” for the defense. “The defense should be proud of its tactical victory,” said Julian Assange in a statement...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Ecudos resumed operations

After eight days of strike, yesterday afternoon, the sugar processing plant Ecudos became fully operational with the coverage of about 900 policemen, which helped granting access to the employees and workers who wanted to work on that day. “We have a good percentage of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Rafael Correa complaint about espionage against Latin American

Ecuadorian President denounced on Tuesday a new network of espionage against the governments of Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina. The president said that he received information from a source close to the operation, even though no one knows who is behind it. In the case...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Independiente ended with a tie in Chilean lands

With a goal scored by Henry Lion in the second half of the match, Independiente del Valle equalized Universidad de Chile in Santiago, for the second phase of the South American Cup and will play at home next week to determine if it enters the third phase. The tie and the visitors...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Manning attorney asks presidential pardon due to his conviction

David Coombs, attorney for the soldier Bradley Manning, requested a presidential pardon for his client to enable his release “as soon as possible.” Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. Manning’s lawyer asked...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Ecuador among the countries with high incidence of child labour

The first figures of the national child labour survey, carried out since November 2012, were presented yesterday; the information gathered results from 20 provinces, and according to the involved authorities the results will intensify efforts to eradicate the work of children in...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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Syrian Opposition denounces use of chemical weapons

Members of Syria’s opposition accused the forces of President Bashar al Assad to attack hundreds of people with poison gas in Damascus and for causing the death of up to 1 300 people, in what would be the worst attack with chemical weapons in the world in decades. Many...
Posted On 22 Aug 2013
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