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PAIS Assemblies take President´s Veto and Apply it in the Land Code

Executive demands were supported in the Assembly when this official movement  vote by the Code of Land Management, Autonomy and Decentralization (Cootad). Among the proposals is a secretary of the National Competition Council chosen from a list submitted by the Executive and the...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010
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Guyana Will Become the UNASUR President in November

The Chancellery (located in Quito) reported that the Ecuadorian Government is to hand over the rotating presidency of the South American Nations Union (UNASUR) on November 26th in Georgetown. An official statement of the Ecuadorian Chancellery said that Ecuador, a country t...
Posted On 22 Sep 2010
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Confrontation Between Policemen and Workers Leaves Injured in Ecudos

According to Christian Bermeo, General Secretary of the Workers Committee, 600 armed cops accessed the headquarters of the Ecudos Sugar Mill, and there would even be injured workers because of the confrontation that took place this Tuesday morning with the police. Bermeo gave...
Posted On 21 Sep 2010
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Proposal to Recall a President starts Wednesday

The amount of signatures to revoke the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, begins this Wednesday, Carlos Vera, said. This proposal is growing everywhere according him. The signatures will be collected Quito and Guayaquil, and he expects two weeks to complete a first tour 24...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010
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Prefect From Zamora Rejects the Label Given to “Illegal” Miners

“If they say miners from our province [Zamora Chinchipe] are not registered, then start the prosecution processes to those who did not apply the Mines Bill. One of the statements on it ios the cense for people who have been working for two years on that labor”...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010
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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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