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Ecuador Asks UN to Support Yasuní-ITT

Lenin Moreno, Vice-President of Ecuador requested financial help, especially to industrialized countries, for the Yasuní-ITT environmental initiative concerning the weather change responsibility. Unesco declared Yasuní National Park as a world biosphere reserve in 1989. Due to...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010
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Asked to Investigate Use of Aircraft Presidential Legacy

Political Opposition is demanding to investigate the use of the presidential aircraft named Legacy  by the Assembley´s chairman Fernando Cordero and his wife for a ecuadorian immigrants meeting in Toronto, Canada. Past weekend, Cordero admitted have traveled Gloria Astudillo´s...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010
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Public Service´s Veto Will Be Discussed on Wednesday

The National Assembly discusses plans the executive’s partial objection to the Public Service Law, as the second item on the agenda. The first item to be discussed is the report of the Special Permanent Sovereignty Commission, Integration, International Relations and Global...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010
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Transporters Announce Demonstrations Next Week

As a sign of protest against the reforms on the Traffic Law, six federations of Transportations will go out on the streets on demonstrations. The groups demand the previous agreements to be respected, since, according to them, the new Law does not comply with them. This past...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010
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Assembly Discusses Superior Education Law´s Veto

The Assembly website suddenly announced the meeting at 15:30 on Monday in order to discusse  the Superior Education Law, which lawmakers will vote on 108 observations in 200 articles. The creation of the National Secretary for Superior Education, Science, Technology and...
Posted On 27 Sep 2010
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Colombia: No. 2 Rebel Commander and Symbol of Terror Killed

BOGOTA, Colombia.- Colombia’s military killed the field marshal and No. 2 commander of the country’s main leftist rebel group on Thursday in the country’s eastern plains, authorities said. The death of Jorge Briceno, 57, is a huge setback for the Revolutionary...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010
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Complaints Increase Public Service Law

Public workers went on strike this Thursday claiming and expressing their complaints for Labor Law. Their goal: they are pushing the Assembly in order to refuse the comments of the Presidency to the Public Service Law for attempting  against their rights. Unions marched in Quito...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010
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UNE Burst on Assembly Session

Teachers from the National Educators Union (UNE) suddenly entered to the plenary National claiming against the Public Service Law. National Assembly President´s  Fernando Cordero decided to move on next week’s session that would discuss  Education Law. According to the...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010
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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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