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Apple launches to market the iPad 4

U.S. technology firm Apple will launch an iPad 4 improved tablets to replace the iPad 2 for the same price, informed in a statement. The iPad 4, which has a 9.7-inch Retina monitor, will be available starting at $ 399 for the 16GB model with Wi-Fi and $ 529 for the 16GB model...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Date for 2nd round of negotiations with the EU is not specify yet

The Communication Department of the Ministry of Foreign Trade, said yesterday that the date for the second round of negotiations between Ecuador and the European Union (EU) to finalize an agreement for development is not yet defined. Through dealings, the entity seeks to define...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Hearing on Valdiviezo Case was suspended for absences

The adjudication hearing against three people involved in the murder of journalist Fausto Valvidiezo Moscoso convened by the Eleventh Criminal Court of Guayas, was suspended around 17:00 of last Monday and until next March 27, due to the absence of some of the 63 witnesses...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Crimea officially joins the Russian Federation

President Vladimir Putin and the Crimean delegation, composed by the leaders of the peninsula, proceeded to sign the international treaty under which Crimea and Sevastopol become part of the Russian Federation. The Russian leader defended the legality of the referendum held in...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Fernando Cordero resigned from the IESS

On Tuesday, the director of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS for its Spanish acronym), Fernando Cordero, officially resigned after 10 months in office. According to statements by Cordero, the decision was given over personal reasons. “I step aside from...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Flight engineer that traveled on missing plane is investigated

Malaysian police is investigating a flight engineer who traveled on the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared the morning of March 8, with 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board. The flight engineer, Mohd Khairul, Malaysian, aged 29, had published days before on social...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Ecuadorian films of 2014: a retrospective and futuristic look

The film Quito 2023, released in February, was not well received by critics, especially the script. The film shows a group of rebels of the year 2023 fighting a dictatorship in the style of the 70´s and 80´s. Cinemas filled just with 10,000 viewers, which is not a good sign for...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Cléver Jiménez awaits response from IACHR

After his sentence became final on last Sunday, the legal defense of Pachakutik (PK) Assemblyman, Cléver Jiménez and activists Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa, discusses the next resource to use until the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) gives a...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Media Law audience is performed today

The Judge Maria del Carmen Maldonado, rapporteur of the case, called for a public hearing today, regarding the two lawsuits filed against the Communication Law, which entered in substantiation phase at the Constitutional Court. The claimants should explain the fundamentals of...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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Chiriboga will go to the U.S. to check on pending extraditions

On Tuesday, the attorney general, Galo Chiriboga, will travel to the U.S. to revise the progress in terms of extradition proceedings requested by Ecuadorian courts. Among the requests for extradition, there is one for the bankers and brothers Roberto and William Isaías, convicted...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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