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Zamora Miners Require Organization from Government

Salvador Quishpe, Zamora Chinchipe, said the mining sector has been demanding a census for a long time because a big part of this sector hasn’t been considered. Therefore authorities request that the Government specify who is to be legalized. Quishpe blamed the Ministry for...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010
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More Damage in the Zamora Miners Conflict

Paquisha – a settlement that carries the name of a heroic military base that in 1981 fought against Peruvian forces. Yesterday after almost 18 hours of tension and confrontations of miners, farmers against police officers and military personnel. The fight left 7 wounded, six...
Posted On 16 Sep 2010
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Ecuador and Colombia Improves Attention Given to Refugees

Both countries are scheduled to meet tomorrow to analyze and improve the services and attention given to the Colombian refugees that crossed the border in order to escape from the violence of their homeland. Today a source in the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said that the meeting...
Posted On 15 Sep 2010
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Confrontation Between Police and Miners Leaves 4 Wounded.

Photos Courtesy of Diario El Comercio, Ángel Medina. In Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe province, violent clashes between police members and civilians causes at least 4 people injured this morning. According to witnesses, at least one member of the Police and a demonstrator would have...
Posted On 15 Sep 2010
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Politic Opposition Denounces Harassment to Ecuadorian Press

Washington.- Organizations of Inter-American Dialogue, Freedom House and Human Rights Watch (HRW) expressed their concern over the treatment of Law Communications and specific cases that are meaningful according to the opposition in the Assembly, persecution and violation of...
Posted On 14 Sep 2010
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Vicepresident Lenin Moreno Begins Official Visit to Russia

Lenin Moreno, Vice President from Ecuador starts a events calendar in Moscow in order to develop themes about commerce, cultural and social according to an official statement issued by the Government. The objective is to seek market opportunities in Moscow in order to promote...
Posted On 14 Sep 2010
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FARC Newsletter Crosses Ecuadorian Border

A spokesman from the Front 48 of the Colombian Revolutionaries Armed Forces (FARC) talked with a group of Ecuadorian journalists in a clandestine area of the border. The Colombian territory was not identified, the commander who calls himself Raul ratified that his group will not...
Posted On 05 Sep 2010
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