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Ecuadorian frog named after rock band

A new species of terrestrial frog was discovered in the Cordillera del Condor, in the Ecuadorian Amazon, according to the National Institute of Biodiversity (Inabio). The specimen was named Pristimantis ledzeppelin, after the popular rock band. Small amphibians are still in the...
Posted On 17 Jun 2021
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Richard Carapaz is seventh in the cycling world rankings after triumphing in the Tour of Switzerland

Richard Carapaz climbed from twelfth place in the International Cycling Union (UCI) standings to seventh, thanks mainly to his title at the Tour of Switzerland this month, according to the June 14 weekly update of cycling’s world rankings. The Carchi Locomotive accumulates...
Posted On 17 Jun 2021
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With only 1% of its agricultural area, Ecuador stands out as an exporter of organic products

On June 9, an Ecuadorian company exported for the first time a container of organic cocoa to Austria. ProEcuador indicated that the operation was carried out with the support of Ecuador’s commercial office in Turkey, and kept the names of the companies involved in the...
Posted On 17 Jun 2021
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What to keep in mind before importing to Ecuador

Importing products from China or the United States has become a viable option for many people who want to generate a profitable business, while collaborating with the development of a country. The demand for items that are not found in the national market is increasing day by day...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021
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President orders the voluntary liquidation of Seguros Sucre

President Guillermo Lasso signed a decree ordering the voluntary liquidation of Seguros Sucre. The process will be in charge of the members of the board of directors of the National Finance Corporation (CFN). Through Executive Decree No. 82, signed this Tuesday, June 15, the Head...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021
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The future of Ecuadorian industries is anchored to the climate emergency

Seeking that Ecuadorian entrepreneurs reflect on the future of their companies, since the effects of climate change can affect the country’s essential productive activities such as agriculture, is one of the main objectives of the discussion Premises of COP26 UK 2021 that...
Posted On 16 Jun 2021
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Increase demand for vegetarian and vegan products in Ecuador; brands prepare new proposals

Lentil burgers, soy meat, chia, oregano and basil sausages, or fried are some of the options offered by Ecuadorian brands that sell products for vegetarians, vegans, or simply those who like something different. The increase in demand in the sector ranges between 10% and 40%...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021
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Bo Derek is the Tourism Ambassador of Ecuador

The protagonist of films such as 10, the perfect woman, Orca, Fantasies, A change of seasons, Tarzan the ape man and Bolero, the American actress Bo Derek, was appointed as Tourist Ambassador of Ecuador, in recognition of her contribution to publicize the country’s tourist...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021
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El Universo case in the Inter-American Court: Jurisprudence in favor of freedom of expression, request Emilio Palacio and César Pérez

Emilio Palacio and César Pérez  gave their testimonies this Monday, June 14, 2021, before the  Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I / A Court HR) , in the case of El Universo against the Ecuadorian State. El Universo case in the Inter-American Court: Jurisprudence in favor of...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021
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Losses in family businesses reached 53% due to the pandemic, reveals survey

Family businesses registered a decrease in profits that reached 53% in this pandemic year, in Ecuador. This is a percentage higher than the world average, which was 51%. The reduction in the capital ratio was 14%, while worldwide it was 13%. Losses in family businesses reached...
Posted On 14 Jun 2021
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