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Without the Anti-Corruption Secretariat there is a million dollar savings

For this year, the Anti – Corruption Secretariat had planned a budget of USD 615,850 for salaries . Also, regarding travel expenses , USD 427 084 were planned. In other words, in 2020 the entity would have cost the country at least USD 1,042,934, but since Wednesday May 20,...
Posted On 22 May 2020
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President Lenín Moreno announces the elimination of the Anti-Corruption Secretariat in the face of complaints about interference in investigations

President Lenín Moreno announced Wednesday night the elimination of the Anti-Corruption Secretariat in the face of complaints and doubts about the speed in the investigation of corruption cases. President Lenín Moreno announces the elimination of the Anti-Corruption Secretariat...
Posted On 21 May 2020
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Extra gasoline and diesel fall, in a new price system in Ecuador

Due to low oil prices, extra gasoline will drop from $ 1.85 to $ 1.75, while diesel from $ 1.03 to $ 1.00. This is the result of the new fuel price system that the Government will apply and that has just been announced in a national chain, provided by the President of the...
Posted On 19 May 2020
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Approved change in payment of life pensions would reach Rafael Correa and Jorge Glas

The reform to the Public Service Law included in the Humanitarian Law , which suppresses the payment of life pensions to ex-presidents who have been sentenced for crimes of embezzlement, bribery, concussion or illicit enrichment, could reach former President Rafael Correa and...
Posted On 18 May 2020
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In Manabí, 9 detainees, including Assemblyman Daniel Mendoza’s adviser

The pus comes out everywhere. The Office of the Prosecutor executed six raids last night in Portoviejo, Perdenales and Calceta. Currently there are 9 detainees. Large amounts of money, weapons, stamps of public institutions, among others, were seized. In Manabí, 9 detainees,...
Posted On 16 May 2020
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State budget with reduction in the face of the pandemic

The General State Budget (PGE) will be affected due to the pandemic of the coronavirus . The health emergency would cause the Ecuadorian economy to decrease by 6%, according to estimates by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. State budget with reduction in the face of the...
Posted On 14 May 2020
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Political parties in Ecuador are betting on the internet for the primaries

Despite the fact that, according to the electoral calendar, the candidate registration process is still lacking , the political parties are already planning how to select their candidates, taking into account that, due to the health crisis, crowds are prohibited. Luci...
Posted On 09 May 2020
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Prosecutor Diana Salazar complains to President Lenín Moreno about the interference of the Anti-Corruption Secretariat and suggests to eliminate it

Tired of what she describes as government interference in the powers of the State Attorney General, an autonomous entity of the Judicial Function, its owner Diana Salazar wrote a letter to the President of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, to complain and warn about the Intrusion of...
Posted On 09 May 2020
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United States Ambassador explains the immigration situation of Ecuadorians stranded in their country

From personal protection equipment to access to the “best” scientific minds to try to reduce the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the support that the United States Government has made to its Ecuadorian counterpart. United States Ambassador explains the immigration situation...
Posted On 08 May 2020
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To leave the isolation and project scenarios more data is needed

With these elements, a mathematical model can be made and the scenarios that can be presented can be projected, says Estefanía Espín, Master in Biomedical Biotechnology Sciences . This “is required before releasing or relaxing confinement measures and movi...
Posted On 29 Apr 2020
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