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What led the judges to convict the policeman Santiago Olmedo? The Prosecutor’s Office indicates that he was shot more than a dozen times, the corporal refutes arguments

The life of Wilson Santiago Olmedo has passed in the last eight years between Guayaquil, Quito, Naranjal, Esmeraldas and Imbabura. In these cities he has served as part of the National Police. He did not work in Riobamba, but on the morning of June 11, 2021, something happened...
Posted On 20 Jan 2022
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Trial hearing begins in Ecuador for Swedish computer scientist friend of Assange

The trial hearing of Swedish computer scientist Ola Bini, a friend of Julian Assange and who is accused of alleged illegal access to computer systems in Ecuador, was set up this Wednesday. “After almost three years, of more than one hundred violations of Ola’s rights,...
Posted On 19 Jan 2022
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Ecuador adopts banknote inking against theft

The Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE) approved the implementation of banknote inking that is activated in ATM theft. The BCE established, through Resolution 017, the implementation of the Intelligent Banknote Neutralization System by financial entities, according to a statement...
Posted On 18 Jan 2022
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Former US President Bill Clinton will be a witness of honor at the signing of the decree of the new protected area in Galapagos

From the Sierra Negra ship, in Puerto Ayora Bay, President Guillermo Lasso will sign the executive decree making official the expansion of the Galapagos marine reserve by 60,000 square kilometers, which was announced by the president in November of last year during the climate...
Posted On 14 Jan 2022
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COVID-19: The daily positivity of cases rises to 54.32% in Ecuador, one of the highest registered in the pandemic so far

The latest report of new cases of COVID-19 prepared by the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) reveals that only last Monday there were 4,253 infections throughout the country, with a positivity of 54.32% of the samples taken on that date. Of a total of 9,341 new cases reported in...
Posted On 13 Jan 2022
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Captive-bred giant tortoises return to their habitat on Galapagos Isabela Island

A group of giant tortoises raised in captivity on Isabela Island of the Galapagos archipelago were returned to their natural habitat in an inaccessible area of ​​the Sierra Negra volcano, the Ministry of the Environment, Water and Ecological Transition reported on Wednesday. In...
Posted On 12 Jan 2022
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The Fernandina volcano of Galapagos is at risk of eruption

Yesterday morning, the Geophysical Institute (IG) of the National Polytechnic School reported an earthquake in the area of ​​the Fernandina volcano, in the Galapagos Islands. According to the IG, seismic activity is usually “precursors” of volcanic activity. The...
Posted On 10 Jan 2022
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Ecuador highlights the importance of deepening the post-covid recovery in the region

The new Ecuadorian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador, Juan Carlos Holguín, highlighted this Friday the importance of deepening cooperation and coordinating actions to achieve the economic and social recovery of the region in the post-pandemic stage. This...
Posted On 07 Jan 2022
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Ministry and activists protest the use of bushmeat in Masterchef Ecuador

On the night of January 3, in the cooking reality show that is broadcast on Teleamazonas , Masterchef Ecuador, the participants had to face a ‘creativity challenge’. They had to use venison, capybara, alligator and shark meat, all wild animals. Tollo meat was even...
Posted On 06 Jan 2022
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The US studies carrying out works on the Coca river

The Electricity Corporation of Ecuador and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Usace) signed a cooperation agreement to provide technical assistance to the Government of Ecuador, to mitigate regressive erosion, progressive sedimentation and their impacts on the operations...
Posted On 04 Jan 2022
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