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Criticism to the leadership of the armed forces is questioned.

The former head of the Joint Command of the Armed Forces, General Ernesto Gonzalez, last night rejected the criticism of President Rafael Correa against the military high command assistance last November 9 in the process for alleged crimes against humanity in the country....
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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New march against the government but without a possibility for dialogue

Labour Minister Leonardo Berrezueta closed yesterday the possibility of a dialogue with the union leaders who called for today, at 16:00, a march towards the National Assembly in protest against the process of constitutional amendments. Berrezueta, in his first press conference...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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Shrimp farmers will have insurance, according to the MAGAP

    The shrimp industry, including producers, exporters and other components of that chain will be able to insure their goods, including biomass (shrimp), through the Sucre insurance company.   This was reported yesterday in Guayaquil by the Minister of Agriculture,...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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Request for judicial confession was filed

  The Civil Judicial Unit of Quito filed a request for judicial confession raised by the former Secretary of Communications (Secom) and now Minister of Tourism Fernando Alvarado, against the journalist Roberto Aguilar.   On November 18, Judge Gabriela Lemos gave her...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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 Housing developers demand the prioritization of mortgages

  About 40 thousand families will need access to mortgage loans during 2016 and part of 2017, according to estimates by the Real Estate Association of Ecuador (Apive for its Spanish acronym).   The representative of the body, Jaime Rumbea, said that currently these...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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Police seized 234 kilos of drugs and $ 40,000 in three operations

  Three anti-narcotics raids carried out in the past 72 hours in Guayaquil, according to the police, allowed the seizure of 234 kilos of drugs and about $ 40,000. The first case, called Techo (Roof), was discovered Monday in the seaport, where the Intelligence Unit of Ports...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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John Oliver mentions Rafael Correa once more on his program

  In the last show of the season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host recounted the highlights of the year. Among other anecdotes, he mentioned the president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa.   Earlier this year, the English host gave tips to the Ecuadorian...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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The bank attracts customers with more income

  Banks have raised the interest rates they pay to regain more investors. They offer up to 7% for term deposits, even sales executives say that customers can bargain between 0.25 and 0.50%, if the capital is raised.   Not only that. Gifts are delivered to customers and...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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The crisis affects tax collection

The Corporation for Development Studies (Cordes for its Spanish acronym) doubts that revenue targets are met next year. And it bases its analysis on the October figures of the Internal Revenue Service (SRI). Last month net revenues totaled $ 903.5 million, 14% less than the same...
Posted On 26 Nov 2015
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