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Visa Revocation: The United States Embassy affirms that it will continue to review the visas granted and the applications made

Almost a month after the US ambassador, Michael Fitzpatrick, declared that visas for ” narcogenerales ” had been revoked in Ecuador; In an official statement, the United States Embassy pronounces on the revocation of visas and affirms that it will continue to review...
Posted On 10 Jan 2022
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In ruling, the CC resolves that people from the age of 14 have the ability to consent to a sexual relationship between adolescents

With six votes in favor and three against, the plenary session of the Constitutional Court (CC) resolved, on December 15, to declare the “additive constitutionality” of a norm consulted so that it is recognized in this that adolescents from the 14 years have the...
Posted On 30 Dec 2021
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The Inter-American Court rules the violation of the rights of Emilio Palacio

Time proved them right and also international justice. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I / A Court HR) in the Case of Palacio Urrutia et al. V. Ecuador ruled that the State is responsible for the violation of the rights to freedom of expression, movement and residence,...
Posted On 22 Dec 2021
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Narcogenerals case: ‘The US ambassador refers to the generals who were retired this year,’ says Guillermo Lasso

Although he confirmed that the United States Embassy has not provided the information requested on the “narcogenerals”, on the morning of this Tuesday, December 21, President Guillermo Lasso assured that Ambassador Michael Fitzpatrick refers to the generals who were...
Posted On 21 Dec 2021
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Comptroller files Lasso’s case for the Pandora Papers

The Subrogate Comptroller Carlos Riofrío has ruled on the filing of the proceedings against President Guillermo Lasso in the Pandora Papers Case, after not finding objective elements that prove that at the time of registering his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, he...
Posted On 07 Dec 2021
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Guillermo Lasso announces that the sale of concessioned land to shrimp farms will be included in the Investment Promotion Law project that he will send to the Assembly

The President Guillermo Lasso announced that the proposed Investment Promotion Act that the Government will send to the forthcoming Assembly an item be included providing for the sale of land concessions to shrimp. It would be close to a billion dollars that will be allocated to...
Posted On 02 Dec 2021
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Electoral Council resolved the definitive extinction of five national political organizations

The National Electoral Council (CNE) canceled the legal status of five political organizations that did not reach the voting threshold in the 2019 sectional and 2021 presidential elections to maintain their existence in the National Registry of Political Organizations. This...
Posted On 29 Nov 2021
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Diana Salazar denounces the corruption of the judges in the Foglocons case

The case of Fondo Global de Construcciones (Foglocons) is already res judicata. Fictitious exports and money laundering through the Central Bank of Ecuador will not be investigated again. Their representatives can walk quietly through the streets of the country because the...
Posted On 12 Nov 2021
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Legislators begin to define positions regarding the Economic Development and Fiscal Sustainability Law

The Economic Development Commission of the National Assembly has scheduled for November 14 the approval of the report for the first debate of the urgent project of Development and Fiscal Sustainability, which aims to establish a collection of $ 1.9 billion in two years. After the...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021
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Álex Saab partner arrived in Ecuador on private flights

Alex Pulido Vargas is a Colombian businessman with a fortune amassed in the shadow of Álex Saab. Together they were associated in 13 companies that were established in different countries. In Ecuador they created the Global Construction Fund (Foglocons). Vargas, whose real name...
Posted On 10 Nov 2021
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