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Lasso rejects “the vile assassination” of the president of Haiti

President Guillermo Lasso has lamented the assassination of the President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, perpetrated this morning in Port-au-Prince. “We reject the vile assassination of the president of Haiti Jovenel Moïse and the first lady Martine Moïse. An inhuman, cowardly and...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021
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Vessel with an international flag is located 300 nautical miles from the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Galapagos

After the alert for the presence of a vessel with an international flag, heading towards the limits of the Galapagos Islands, the Ministry of the Environment of Ecuador reported that the ship is approximately 300 nautical miles from the Insular Exclusive Economic Zone and about...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021
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Alliance for Children and Adolescents demands that Pierina Correa leave the presidency of the legislative commission

The Alliance for Children and Adolescents of Ecuador prepared a letter, which will be sent to the Ethics Committee of the National Assembly. It demands the evaluation and punishment of the behavior of Assemblywomen Pierina Correa and Geraldine Weber, of UNES and PSC. Both...
Posted On 01 Jul 2021
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Swiss Prosecutor’s Office Opens Investigation into Alleged Bribes to Ecuadorian Officials

Switzerland’s Attorney General’s Office today announced the opening of an investigation into alleged bribes by Geneva-based companies to Ecuadorian officials, a case linked to the one opened in the United States against an employee of the Gunvor firm and linked to the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021
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With an advance of $300 million, Vitol Inc. secured $922 million of Ecuadorian fuel oil over 30 months

The contract between Petroecuador and Oman Trading International Limited (OTI) represented the multinational Vitol Inc. a good deal, which according to U.S. prosecutors was obtained thanks to bribes and dishonest advantages of its executive Javier Aguilar. Vitol cancelled $300...
Posted On 25 Jun 2021
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Pablo Romero, former intelligence chief of Rafael Correa, to criminal trial

Today, June 22, 2021, the trial of former correismo intelligence chief Pablo Romero and four other people began. Also in that group is a former counterintelligence coordinator. These people are being investigated for an alleged crime of embezzlement. The Prosecutor’s Office...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021
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El Universo case in the Inter-American Court: Jurisprudence in favor of freedom of expression, request Emilio Palacio and César Pérez

Emilio Palacio and César Pérez  gave their testimonies this Monday, June 14, 2021, before the  Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I / A Court HR) , in the case of El Universo against the Ecuadorian State. El Universo case in the Inter-American Court: Jurisprudence in favor of...
Posted On 15 Jun 2021
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President Guillermo Lasso confirmed the purchase of six million CanSino vaccines against coronavirus

The president of Ecuador,  Guillermo Lasso,  published on his social networks that the agreement was signed between the Government and the CanSino laboratory for the acquisition of six million vaccines against the coronavirus. President Guillermo Lasso confirmed the purchase of...
Posted On 11 Jun 2021
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Ecuador leaves the level that recommended that Americans not come to the country in the middle of the pandemic

Ecuador came out of level 4 of travel warnings that the United States Travel Advisory has to guide its citizens who travel abroad in the midst of this pandemic on safety and health issues. Ecuador leaves the level that recommended that Americans not come to the country in the...
Posted On 10 Jun 2021
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Bribery case: Court issues ‘execution order’ and gives a five-day term for Rafael Correa and 17 other sentenced persons to pay reparation

Until midnight next Friday they have 18 of the 20 sentenced for aggravated passive bribery, within the 2012-2016 Bribery case,  to pay the Ecuadorian State, as the executor represented by the State Attorney General’s Office (PGE),  the comprehensive reparation of $ 778,224...
Posted On 08 Jun 2021
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