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National Assembly arms commission, but denies investigating narco-guerrilla

Ecuadornews:   The National Assembly integrated the occasional border security commission that will be in charge of studying the bills that allow facing the security problem in the northern border. This commission is made up of 19 legislators from different parties....
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Ecuador prepares development proposal to face insecurity in the border

Ecuadornews:   The Government of Ecuador announced today that it is preparing a proposal for productive development for the border area with Colombia, affected by the insecurity caused by illegal armed groups linked to drug trafficking. The Minister of Industries and...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Alvarado’s footprint in Tourism

Ecuadornews:   Vinicio Alvarado Espinel’s relationship with the advertising market also left its mark on the Ministry of Tourism. One of the men closest to former President Rafael Correa, led that State portfolio between June 2013 and July 2014. A contract audited by...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Unasur: the pressure is also financial

Ecuadornews:   The strongest patrons are away. The shadow of the de-financing falls on the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) after six countries announced, last week, that they suspend their membership in the regional body. Precisely, those who decided to freeze their...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Tame aims to be profitable in 18 months

Ecuadornews:   The airline Tame expects to stabilize and start generating surpluses in a period of 18 months, counted from last month (March 2018), explained the president of the Company Coordinator of Public Enterprises (EMCO), Edisson Garzón. The generation of surpluses...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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There were real bomb threats in three provinces in 2018

Ecuadornews:   The Intervention and Rescue Group (GIR) accounted for 44 explosive device alerts. The real ones were in San Lorenzo, Cotacachi and Archidona. Quito registers more cases of this type. Pedro Alvarado, a student at the Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN), left the...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Ecuador will respond legally to the CAN for resolution on fees

Ecuadornews:   Chancellery analyzes the administrative and judicial processes that still remain. The Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil celebrated the repeal; they will continue with resources in the courts. The Government analyzes what resources to apply to defend the Customs...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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“Narcoguerrilleros do not have the will to negotiate,” says Navas

Ecuadornews:   The lack of willingness to negotiate remains the main obstacle to resolving the kidnapping of the Ecuadorian couple held by the Oliver Sinisterra front, led by the dissident of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Walter Patricio Arizala Vernaza,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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Cocoa and its derivatives also enter the kitchen, according to Daniel Ampuero

Ecuadornews:   Spanish chef Juan Luis Fernández visits Ecuador for the third time. On Monday he was at the Hacienda Victoria, in Cerecita (Guayas), where he learned a lot about the history, varieties, cultivation and process that cocoa receives. According to Daniel Ampuero,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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