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Reina del Camino Buses Will Not Operate Anymore

On December 24th, a fatal accident blood stained the Christmas season of many Manabi families. A bus from Reina del Camino cooperative fell into a ravine, about 200 feet deep on the Flavio Alfaro-San Isidro road. The bus, carrying 70 passengers, crashed because it was over...
Posted On 12 Jan 2011
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Air Security Operative Inaugurated

Yesterday was inaugurated the air security operative which will overfly Guayaquil and Guayas province for 12 hours per day, from 6:00 until 18:00. Police and the National Commission of Land Transport, Traffic, and Road Safety (Cntttsv) are working together in order to fight...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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Emergency in the Ecuadorian Public Health System

Due to the increasing number of patients in public hospitals, the government announced yesterday the 60 days emergency in the national health system. In Portoviejo (Manabi), Cuenca (Azuay) and Caluma (Bolívar), 6 H1N1 cases were confirmed. A $ 406 million dollars investment will...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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Prosecutors Closed Several DVD Stores in Guayaquil

The first operative against DVD piracy closed six stores and seized 92,800-copied movies in Guayaquil. This action was performed after the Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI), requested a legal process against 26 stores that used to sell copied DVD for their own...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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There Will Be No Water For 3 Days

Due to Condor Plan, the expansion plan, and business operations work, Interagua will suspend its water service for eight hours tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday in several areas of northern, central, and south of Guayaquil. On Tuesday the service will be suspended from 09:0...
Posted On 10 Jan 2011
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New Penalties for Trash Mishandling

Last Friday was approved a new regulation which sanctions: • To throw litter from cars windows. • To dispose cigarette butts, chewing gums, glass or plastic containers in the streets. • To leave scraps of pets in the sidewalk. • To refuse using waterproof bags or containers to...
Posted On 10 Jan 2011
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First Confirmed H1N1 Case in Azuay

A young man from Chordeleg became the first confirmed case of H1N1 in the province of Azuay. The H1N1 positive patient, 29, has been in the hospital for 10 days. At first, he was in the Social Security Institute Hospital and he is currently in a private clinic. The Health...
Posted On 10 Jan 2011
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Militaries Face Complaints from Evicted

The military presence intensifies in the invaded lands on the Northwest area of Guayaquil. Over 700 soldiers protect the land and participate in the eviction that has been taking place for two straight days. Residents from a sector known as Ciudad de Dios, which has a size of...
Posted On 07 Jan 2011
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Militaries Dismantled Invasions in Guayaquil

Fifty houses were dismantled by 200 militaries during the operative performed this afternoon to evict trespassers of sector Sergio Toral 3 in the northwest of Guayaquil.  The homes were built in the middle of mud and two workshops were closed since they did not have their permits...
Posted On 06 Jan 2011
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New Organ Donation Law

The ecuadorian assembly, with almost unanimous votes, approved this morning the Organic Law on Donation and Transplantation of organs, tissues, and cells. According to the 29 constitution article: Ecuadorians and foreigners’ legal residents in the country, over 18 years old,...
Posted On 06 Jan 2011
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