Galapagos and Amazon, the hardest hit by the crisis

The pandemic has generated economic and social instability , but it is also making it possible to trace the main causes that deepen the decline, and one of them has to do with the weaknesses that its main cantons have as an engine of development. In the midst of the crisis, the...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021
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Only 40% of forests have high integrity globally

Only 40% of forests have high integrity globally. Deforestation is not the only problem, as forest areas have been severely affected by human activities such as fire, hunting, wildlife exploitation, and edge effects . These data are revealed in a study published in the journal...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021
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Almost a third of the rural population lives on less than $ 2 a day

A decrease in income during the months of confinement is one of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in rural areas of the country, according to a survey by the United Nations Fund for Food and Agriculture (FAO) and the ministry of the branch. Almost a third of the rural...
Posted On 15 Mar 2021
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The Living Amazon Project eliminated 1,000 sources of contamination in Orellana and Sucumbíos

At least 1,000 sources of contamination located in the provinces of Orellana and Sucumbíos were eliminated through the Amazonía Viva project, after work carried out by a multidisciplinary team of about 1,000 people from EP Petroecuador, since 2013. The Living Amazon Project...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021
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Ash affected 368 hectares of crops and 128,000 animals in Chimborazo

Covered with masks and visors to avoid complications from the ash from the Sangay volcano that fell this Thursday in ten Chimborazo cantons, this Friday morning hundreds of citizens with brooms and shovels held a minga to clean the volcanic material from streets, avenues,...
Posted On 12 Mar 2021
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Phase 1 vaccination against the coronavirus begins in Galapagos (and other news in a summary to start the day)

In Galapagos, the first phase of vaccination against the coronavirus begins this Thursday. This event is marked by the insistence of the mayors of the country that a decree be issued transferring part of the health competencies so that the municipalities can buy vaccines directly...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021
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More women assume decision-making positions in Ecuador

Every March 8, International Women’s Day is commemorated and little by little progress is seen in the participation and empowerment of women at all levels and sectors of economic activity. More women assume decision-making positions in Ecuador In Ecuador, there are 62...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021
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Galapagos will be the first province to complete phase 0 of vaccination against covid-19

All of the remaining health personnel (not included in Phase 0), older adults, vulnerable population, teachers, members of the public force and firefighters, waste collection personnel and personnel from strategic sectors that reside in Galapagos will receive the vaccine against...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021
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Mafias recruit more youth to become hitmen in Ecuador

The walls are covered in graffiti . With black, yellow and red sprays the initials LK were marked. The bleachers of the fields and light poles of the parks look the same. The residents of Durán , a canton near Guayaquil , say that it is the signature of the Latin King, an...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021
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These are the countries that restrict the entry of Ecuadorian citizens to their territories

With the passing of the months, the restrictions on entering the countries have been reduced throughout the world. These were implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their territories. These are the countries that restrict the entry of Ecuadorian citizens to their...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021
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