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Technology, the ideal ally for SMEs

A study called ‘Facing uncertainty. Practices and trends of cost improvement in Ecuador’ shows that an appropriate approach to dealing with times of economic difficulty “is to automatize or make a re-engineering” to the usual processes of a company....
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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The fishing of nine species has been reduced in the Coast of Ecuador

The catches of dorado, black marlin, catfish, white marlin, corvina, albacore, bonito, mackerel, and murico, have decreased in the last five years. According to Juan Benincasa, president of the Fishing Exporters Association, temperature changes in sea currents and rains would be...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Anti-corruption commissioners face new demands

Former Minister of Electricity Esteban Albornoz sued the National Anti-Corruption Commission (CNA) for an apparent slander by its members. On this occasion, the plaintiff demands $ 1.2 million to each commissioner. The conciliation and adjudication hearing is scheduled for...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Odebrecht’s kickbacks were laundered by selling machinery

The Attorney General´s Office reported at a press conference that Former Minister of Electricity of the current government Alecksey Mosquera received money from the construction company Odebrecht through money transfers from offshore companies in Panama to private accounts in...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Drug traffickers use border towns and ports to ship drugs towards the US

Palma Real is an Ecuadorian area where boats loaded with cocaine blocks bound for Mexico and the United States have been detected. 21 soldiers from the Battalion of Marines Number 11 are in charge of reviewing the route that departs from San Lorenzo, an Esmeraldas county that...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Protests take over the streets of American countries

Thousands of people have taken the avenues of at least nine American countries in the last four weeks. From solid democracies like the United States to failed ones like Venezuela, the vision is the same. Their motives are as varied as the results: to demand changes in Chilean...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Foreign investment halved in 2016

In 2016 foreign capital generated revenues of $ 744.04 million dollars in national projects, but that figure was almost the double the previous year: 1.322 million dollars. Even the most seductive sector for investors, mining, reduced its foreign capital flow by $ 80 million:...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Daniela Cepeda is the new Miss Ecuador 2017

Daniela Cepeda Matamoros was crowned as the new Miss Ecuador 2017, during the gala held in Babahoyo last Saturday night. The 21-year-old Guayaquil psychopedagogy student at the Casa Grande University measures 1.73 meters and was Miss Teen Ecuador in 2015. The event lasted two and...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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The last month of Rafael Correa in office

Completing the transition process for the new government, signing pending regulations, touring provinces to inaugurate works, and even a trip abroad to thank the support of the migrants, are some of the activities set out in the work agenda of President Rafael Correa for his last...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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