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52 agreements signed with the Productive Development Law – Ecuador August 2019

The Law of Productive Development generated liquidity, in its first year of application, in companies and in the fiscal box. And, although the regulations captured investment, the expected goals are not yet achieved. The regulations were approved on August 21, 2018, with the main...
Posted On 23 Aug 2019
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Cell phone conversations between Rafael Correa and Alexis Mera show they discussed about the future of Jorge Glas

One from Belgium and one from Guayaquil. The communication through WhatsApp between Rafael Correa and Alexis Mera flowed smoothly, despite the distance and the difference in schedules, the months after the former left power and left the country. Friends from adolescence at the...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Desafiliaciones en Avanza tras fuga de Ramiro González

Quito –Fanny Uribe, vicepresidenta y exasambleísta de Avanza; Bayron Pacheco, secretario nacional general y exasambleísta, varios dirigentes provinciales y excandidatos en las últimas elecciones oficializarán su desafiliación del partido Avanza, en los próximos días. El...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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Various effects after journalistic revelations of the Panama Papers

The identification of senior public officials who benefited from illegal operations in tax havens, 18,000 investigations into possible tax defraud, and the disappointment of the population towards the political sphere, are some of the effects of the publication of the Panama...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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Ex-workers seek $265 million from Occidental Petroluem profit sharing plan

In a class action complaint, former employees of Occidental Petroleum, who are also citizens of Ecuador, are suing the company, alleging they are owed more than $265 million from a statutory profit sharing plan. Juan Carlos Cisneros, Wilson Fernando Achachi Seileman, Miguel Angel...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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President Palacio ‘endorsed’ the end of Oxy, says former minister

  Ivan Rodriguez, an official who declared the expiration of the contract with American oil company Occidental (Oxy), came forward to comment that in this case a possible recourse action is “not applicable” for the compensation the State shall pay to the company....
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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Changes in the identity card, by gender, will foster chaos

Isabel Salazar, spokeswoman of the group Citizens’ Initiative 14 million, when referring to changes in the identity card regarding gender instead of sex, said that the Commission of the National Assembly has been deaf to their complaints and proposals, as it´s being...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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Oxy case became politicized, according to former minister

  Former Minister Mauricio Pozo, when commenting on the economic situation of the country, especially the payments the national government has to make in the short term as in the case of the Oxy oil company, said that this process and this problem should have never been...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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 “This government bought the Dhruv helicopters”

The former opposition Assemblyman Fausto Cobo, when commenting on the unilateral termination of the Dhruv helicopters contract, said that the only thing missing is the applause from the public and the Nobel Prize in Economics, at the same time he highlighted the ignorance of this...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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Drugs must be addressed from the humanistic point of view: prevention and rights

  Margarita Carranco, human rights activist, when referring to the increase in penalties for drug traffickers, said that this issue should not be addressed from the punitive view of the criminalization of drug use, as there is a thin line between consumption and...
Posted On 17 Aug 2019
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