On the night of April 11, Guillermo Lasso and César Monge met on a platform at the Guayaquil Convention Center and there, excited, they hugged each other in front of the eyes of their euphoric followers. It was around 10 p.m. The former banker lead in the count of the...
Between January and June 2021 there were 68 femicides in Ecuador according to civil society organizations. In the same period of 2020, there were 53
Peru’s new President has said that “neoliberals” are enemies of regional integration The electoral victory of a radical leftist indigenist like Pedro Castillo has aroused interest and concern in Latin America. The schoolteacher with a career in union leadership is a member of the political party Peru Libre, which defines itself as “left-wing Marxist.” Castillo was also a […]
President Lasso’s “right-hand man,” César Monge died of pancreatic cancer this week. In reading about him, it’s clear that he was a big part of the reason why Lasso got elected President. It also became clear that he had good motives for getting involved in politics after a long history in business. From what is […]
Update to: In the middle of a fraud and now murder scandal, Abdalá Bucaram announces his candidacy for PresidentPublished: Volume 4, Issue 45Court reinstates the case against Abdalá Bucaram and suspends Judge Verónica Medina The judges of the Provincial Court of Justice of Pichincha Ricardo Vaca, Miguel Narváez and Anacélida Burbano, unanimously accepted the appeal presented by the Prosecutor’s Office and revoked […]
The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) has developed a new format for its COVID-19 Infographics that is supposed to be published daily through official channels. In this new format it has changed the way it records deaths from COVID-19, it has eliminated the number of...
The member of the IESS César Rodríguez gave figures from the IESS on health debt and pensions. In health, the greatest weight is care for retirees and catastrophic events. The State maintains a debt of at least $7.381 billion with the Social Security Institute (IESS). These items, according to a report published by César Rodríguez, a member of the IESS […]
Despite the economic losses due to the pandemic, inhabitants are betting on small and even improvised businesses to get ahead.
INEC changes measurement criteria, says 111,000 people came out of unemployment in June but hours worked, and wages earned both fell
Through a press statement, National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) said that from 2020 until May 2021, it implemented several methodological changes associated with the size and distribution of the samples it collects, the level of representativeness of the estimators, and the construction of weighting factors. “These modifications affected the historical comparability of the […]