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369 students who arrived from Ukraine took advantage of Senescyt’s contingency plan

The beginning of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, on February 24, caused 657 Ecuadorians to return to their native country on three humanitarian flights. Most of these are young students who had chosen to carry out their university studies in the European country, but this was...
Posted On 21 Apr 2022
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The Attorney General confirms the seizure of assets against Jorge Glas

The State Attorney General’s Office (PGE) ratified the embargo on the assets of the former Vice President of the Republic, Jorge Glas , after the request of the wife of the former second president to lift the prohibition on disposing of assets. The contested properties are...
Posted On 21 Apr 2022
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Provincial director had requested a sanction for Judge Moscoso, before habeas corpus

On March 28, 2022, nine days before Judge Javier Moscoso granted habeas corpus to former Vice President Jorge Glas to get out of prison, the provincial director of the Judicial Council in Santa Elena had requested the suspension of the magistrate. In a formal document that Gisela...
Posted On 11 Apr 2022
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The Government of Guillermo Lasso protests the visit of Rafael Correa to Honduras

Former President Rafael Correa is in Honduras. The Government of that Central American country invited the leader of the Citizen Revolution movement within the framework of a management to exchange knowledge and experience in different sectors within the country on economic and...
Posted On 31 Mar 2022
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Public entities sued by the former owners of Filanbanco coordinate their defense strategy

There are four public institutions to which the lawsuit of the brothers Roberto and Willian Isaías, former owners of Filanbanco, is addressed: Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE), Superintendence of Banks and Insurance, Technical Secretariat of Real Estate Management of the Public...
Posted On 22 Mar 2022
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Ivonne Baki: “It seems that taking away their visa is the only way for people to react”

After having collaborated from diplomacy for 40 years, with eight governments of different ideological tendencies, Ivonne Baki is concerned. In her office, on the second floor of the Ecuadorian embassy in Washington, she shares coffee and Ecuadorian sweets with her visitors. She...
Posted On 11 Mar 2022
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The United States prohibits the entry of Abdalá Bucaram and his family for corruption

The United States prohibits the entry into the country of former President Abdalá Bucaram , his three sons Dalo, Jacobo and Michel and his wife María Rosa. It declared them “ineligible”, according to the State Department, for “significant” acts of...
Posted On 09 Mar 2022
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Correa’s assets are registered in Ecuador for confiscation in a corruption case

The Attorney General of Ecuador (State Legal Defense) announced this Thursday that several properties of former authorities convicted in a corruption case have been registered as confiscation, including former President Rafael Correa, who has lived in Belgium since leaving power...
Posted On 25 Feb 2022
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Draft Association Law between the United States and Ecuador would strengthen relations in trade, cooperation, fight against organized crime and others

President Guillermo Lasso and Democratic Senator Bob Menéndez, chairman of the United States Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, referred to the United States-Ecuador Association Bill. Menéndez along with other senators, such as Jim Risch, Tim Kaine and Marco Rubio, promote this...
Posted On 23 Feb 2022
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Cooperation and green hydrogen mark meeting between Ecuador and Saudi Arabia

Cooperation in security, technology transfer, knowledge in agro-exports and a possible free trade agreement were the topics addressed in the meeting that President Guillermo Lasso held with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir. The...
Posted On 21 Feb 2022
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