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High levels of radiation in Quito

Ecuadornews:     The Highlands dawned under an alert issued by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (Inamhi). Given the weather conditions in Quito and several provinces of the Andes, the institution asked for precautions. This is because ultraviolet (UV)...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Employers and workers worried about a deficit of USD 2000 million in the IESS

Ecuadornews:     Thursday, September 21, 2017, representatives of employers, workers and retirees expressed concern about the conclusions of an International Labor Organization (ILO) report on the sustainability of the insurance schemes of the Ecuadorian Institute of...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Ecuador does not accept 10% of suggestions from the United Nations Human Rights Council

Ecuadornews:     Of the 182 recommendations the UN Human Rights Council made to Ecuador in 2012, the country agreed with only 90%. This was stated yesterday by the Ecuadorian ambassador to the United Nations Organization Guillaume Long during the 36th session in Geneva....
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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32% of Ecuadorian pineapples are exported to Chile

Ecuadornews:     In the last nine years, the pineapple trade has had ups and downs. The best season was 2009, when it reached $ 44 million and 100,000 tons, according to figures from the Institute for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (ProEcuador). After that, it...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Office of the Prosecutor intensifies investigative proceedings

Ecuadornews:     Ten days before the deadline for the preliminary inquiry, investigations into the alleged crime of illicit association in Odebrecht’s corruption case in Ecuador are intensifying. By provision of Attorney General Carlos Baca, four procedures were...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Correa´s security costs is the best-kept secret

Ecuadornews:     Knowing how much the country pays for the contingent that protects Rafael Correa and his family is possible, but it could take between five and ten years. First, because the Ministry of Defense does not know the amount, and second because the agency...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Ecuador decides to publish IMF reports

Ecuadornews:     Lenin Moreno’s dialogue policy includes all sectors. Also the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which was reviled by the regime of Rafael Correa. The Government is ready to publish all IMF reports and studies, as well as including those the IMF...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Venezuela honors Patricio Zambrano before taking over the Ministry of Defense

Ecuadornews:     Shortly before he was appointed as the new Defense Minister, Patricio Zambrano was decorated by the Government of Venezuela. On August 22 of this year, the Defense Adviser in Ecuador of the Ministry of Popular Power for the Defense of Venezuela awarded...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Moreno holds bilateral meetings with Chile and Belgium counterparts

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno held bilateral meetings with his Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet and Belgium counterpart Charles Michel, with whom he analyzed regional and trade integration processes with the EU. The meetings took place in New...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Moreno used the dialogue to gain support from the opposition

Ecuadornews:     The government scored a point by making a kind gesture with the opposition. The leaders of the parties that lost the elections were invited to the presidential house, after the inauguration. The Social Christian Party (PSC) let its guard down on the day...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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