El Chapo´ carried out commercial transactions in Ecuador with an emissary who is now imprisoned

The offices of the Andean Airlines (Lincandisa), of the advisory company Gestores del Ecuador (Gestorum) and the importing company Comercializadora Empresarial (Team Business) do not operate there. According to the US Treasury Department, these three firms were established by the...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Affected by the Terrabienes case made a sit-in

  Nearly a hundred affected by the Terrabienes real state development company protested yesterday, near the place where the company left unfinished the housing plan Arcos del Rio in the Terminal Terrestre- Pascuales highway, in Guayaquil. From 14:00 Dozens of people gathered...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Officials are held accountable in the Assembly

  Attorney General Galo Chiriboga stated that 25 judgments were rendered for offenses committed on September 30, 2010, when a police revolt took place, and four more cases that would be dispatched this year are still pending.   The prosecutor made the statement in the...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Debt of more than $ 170 million for provinces

  The shortage of money in the state coffers falls like a domino piece on the finances of the autonomous governments. Whether by the slump in oil prices, the appreciation of the dollar or other external economic factors, the reality is that the Government maintains, a few...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Venezuela requests support from Ecuador, Algeria and Russia to materialize OPEC meeting

  The Minister of Mines and Petroleum of Venezuela, Eulogio Del Pino, said today (January 21st, 2016) the country has requested support from Ecuador and Algeria to hold an extraordinary ministerial meeting of the OPEC in February, and even Russia, which does not integrate...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Ministry of Health confirms twelve cases of Zika in the country

  To date twelve cases of Zika have been confirmed in the country, seven are autochthonous and five imported, the Ministry of Public Health (MPH) reported through a press release. It was also indicated that all those infected have received the respective treatment and are...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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More than 1.5 tonnes of drugs and some inside fake bananas are seized

  The narcotics police seized, between Wednesday and Thursday, more than 1.5 tons of drugs in two operations; one of them in the south of Guayaquil, in which they found 126 kilos of cocaine camouflaged in fake bananas, made of synthetic material. Most of the alkaloid was...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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Alianza PAIS will not hold Commission´s session until Fernando Bustamante resigns

  The majority of Alianza PAIS (AP) at the International Relations Commission will not hold sessions until its president, Fernando Bustamante, resigns. Maria Augusta Calle (AP), vice president, said that ruling party members have told Bustamante they would like he does not...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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The ‘Monarch’ exposed 1.5 tons of drugs mixed with clay

  The first big catch of drugs of the year took place during the ‘Monarch’ operation. Police seized 1.5 tons of cocaine and arrested ten suspected members of an international drug trafficking network. Wednesday night and yesterday morning the operation was...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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The aspirations of Ecuador within the OPEC are not met

  One of the main objectives for which Ecuador returned to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has not been met in the last juncture of low crude prices. In October 2007, when the country returned to the organization after 15 years of absence, its main...
Posted On 22 Jan 2016
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