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Bolivar Province has the First Indigenous Governor of Ecuador

This morning the Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, took Angel Ovidio Bayas as the first indigenous Governor to be in charge of the province of Bolivar Office. After his inauguration, Bayas pledged to work to “unite the whole society in general, to unite all the...
Posted On 23 Mar 2011
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Correa Has Threatened To Close Exporters That Do not Meet Requirements

Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, informed yesterday that banana exports nationalized to prevent abuses committed against the producers of this product. On his every Saturday media speech, made ​​this time in the city of Quevedo, Correa warned that the international...
Posted On 21 Mar 2011
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Rafael Correa Will Beging Another Legal Action

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said that next week he will begin another legal action against members of the public oversight after a moral damage claim against journalists Juan Carlos Calderon and Christian Zurita for $ 10 million. Members of the citizen oversight Victor...
Posted On 20 Mar 2011
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Just 37 Groups Were Eligible to Participate in Election Campaigns

The Ecuadorian National Electoral Council (CNE) approved only 37 of the 83 organizations registered, to participate in the forthcoming referendum campaigns and referendums to be held this May 7th. Twenty-two provincial offices are still in the process to review their cases. With...
Posted On 17 Mar 2011
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There Will Be Campaigns To Promote the Yes and No Options For The Referendum Questions

The Ecuadorian National Electoral Council (CNE) approved political and social organizations to participate in publicity campaigns to promote the support or rejection for each of the five questions of the upcoming referendum, to be held in May. The issues of the consultation are...
Posted On 17 Mar 2011
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Colombia and Ecuador Began The Repatriation Of Prisoners

This Thursday, Colombia and Ecuador carried out the return and delivery of prisoners handed over to authorities in their respective countries. The event will come as witnesses of honor, “the Colombian Minister of Justice, German Vargas Lleras, and his Ecuadorian...
Posted On 17 Mar 2011
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CNE Still Deliberating which Parties will Participate in Referendum Campaigns

The Ecuadorian National Electoral Council (CNE) disqualified 51 political and social organizations for not meeting the registration requirements to participate in election campaigns for the next inquiry and referendum to be carried out this May 7th. The CNE thro...
Posted On 16 Mar 2011
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101 Registered for the Ecuadorian Referendum Propaganda

The call of the National Electoral Council (CNE) to social and political organizations to register for the referendum campaign, which is part of the referendum to be held on May 7, exceeded the expectations of the body. In five days (from March 9 to 13), 100 socia...
Posted On 15 Mar 2011
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CNE Approved the Use of Advertising in Correa’s Campaign

The National Electoral Council approved the advertising campaign of President Rafael Correa for the popular consult and the referendum through advertising slots. Meanwhile the councillor Marcia Caicedo, expressed his negative to this request, and the President of the Council,...
Posted On 12 Mar 2011
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Ramón Espinel will Stay in his Position

Ramon Espinel resigned as Minister of Agriculture yesterday, however he has not left his position since President Rafael Correa has not approved his resignation. Espinel replaced Walter Poveda on July 15, 2009 and this is the second time he renounces–the first time he...
Posted On 10 Mar 2011
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