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Most of the waste in the Galapagos Islands comes from Asia and Latin America

99% of recyclable waste in the Galapagos Islands comes from Asian and Latin American countries, as revealed by a study by the Ministry of the Environment. Most of the waste is from Chinese vessels that fish in international waters, and to a lesser extent from Argentina, Chile and...
Posted On 28 Jul 2022
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Ecuador works on the exemption of the Schengen visa

The National Government of Ecuador, through the Foreign Ministry, collaborates with the European Parliament for a possible exemption from the Schengen visa for Ecuadorian tourists traveling to the continent for short stays. Work on the regulations began in December 2017, thanks...
Posted On 27 Jul 2022
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Amazon pink dolphin in Ecuador has a natural sanctuary

In the leafy heart of the Yasuní National Park , in Ecuador, the Amazon pink dolphin has a natural sanctuary in which to take refuge from its own myth , the one that has put this freshwater cetacean in danger of extinction, for being a coveted hunting prey to attract love and, at...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022
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Investigations in the US reveal route of bribes in Seguros Sucre

Juan Ribas Domenech, the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the state-owned company, used an intricate system to collect bribes from reinsurance companies, through a network of companies that involved Biscayne Capital. The details of the corruption in Seguros Sucre come...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022
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Until September, the Government hopes to reach 90% of the population with the third dose

Reaching 90% of the population vaccinated with the first booster or third dose is the Government’s goal until September 2022. For this, more vaccination points have already been set up in the country and work is being done in conjunction with the private sector . In...
Posted On 20 Jul 2022
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Government designates USD 540 million for economic relief and credits after dialogue with indigenous people

The National Government and the indigenous organizations signed the minutes of agreements of the thematic table: Public and Private Banking. With this, dialogue table number two was concluded. The authorities informed that the State will designate USD 540 million of investment...
Posted On 19 Jul 2022
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Andean women open space with education and entrepreneurship

Gisela is the only woman in the group who wears jeans and not the typical embroidered and colorful skirt. In full harvest, in a potato field in the Peruvian community of Huayana, this young woman is pleased that the role of women, who have traditionally always been behind men, is...
Posted On 15 Jul 2022
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Ecuador and the Dominican Republic define a new Bilateral Cooperation Program

Ecuador and the Dominican Republic outlined the parameters of the new Bilateral Cooperation Program 2022-2024, during the V meeting of the Joint Commission for Technical, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation between the two nations held this Wednesday, July 13, 2022. This new...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022
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Population of Ecuador manages to extend its life expectancy to 77 years, nine years more than in 1990, but the quality of life does not improve

Jose Salazar is 82 years old. He exceeded the average age of the Ecuadorian, which is currently 77.25 years. He affirms that thanks to a balanced diet, exercise and medical check-ups he has reached that age. “I hope to live another ten years at least,” he says with a...
Posted On 12 Jul 2022
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Young Ecuadorian drowned in the United States

Jefferson Paúl Loja , 18 years old and a native of the Molleturo parish in the province of Azuay, died in a lake in Connecticut, in the United States. His death was confirmed on Monday, July 11, 2022. According to information shared by the victim’s family , the young man...
Posted On 12 Jul 2022
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