One of the main barriers that prevents young people from studying and improving their employment status is the lack of economic resources. As of June 2022, 18.5%* of young Ecuadorians between the ages of 15 and 24 neither study nor work, which places them within the...
After two consecutive election defeats, Correismo will seek to recover seats in local governments PAIS Alliance, Social Commitment Force, Democratic Center, Citizen Revolution; those are the political banners that Correismo has used since its birth. The last one will be released in the 2023 sectional elections. After two electoral alliances with negative results, in the […]
Other than my wife, my best friend in the world is my buddy, Jesse. He lives in Thailand (he’s been there for 12 years (except for the one year he came and lived here with me in 2014). I’ve known Jesse over 20 years. He even lived with me for 3 years in Denver way […]
It is a volatile indicator closely linked to national and international changes. Ecuador ‘s country risk has been high for two decades. However, the figure has been changing depending on the policies and the national and international situation. Country risk is an indicator of how likely a country is to default on its international financial operations. The further […]
Update to: Covid-19 cases increase in Cuenca, but few require hospitalization Published: Volume 6, issue 43 The National COE announced that as of August 2, 2022, people will be able to enter shopping centers, cinemas or restaurants without presenting a vaccination certificate. The Minister of Health, José Ruales, announced that it will no longer be […]
The economic situation of the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS) is critical. Kenia Ramírez, deputy general director of the IESS, explained that if an urgent structural reform is not made to the entity, there is a high probability that in between 5 and 6 years, the IESS will not be able to “sustain the pensions of the people that […]
The prisoners of the Turi correctional unit in Cuenca have signed a “peace agreement,” promoted by the National Service for Comprehensive Attention to Persons Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI). According to SNAI, this is an instrument of pacification, to which prisoners adhere voluntarily for their well-being and that of society. Abraham O., peace […]
The case of the ‘narco-generals’ moves forward. After eight and a half months, the State Comptroller General's Office announced that it found evidence of criminal responsibility in the asset declarations of three generals of the National Police. The investigation in...
US State Department says corruption, legal insecurity and legislative blockages are preventing Ecuador from overcoming its reputation as a high-risk investment destination. The United States State Department has issued a statement on the investment climate in Ecuador, concluding that there are three factors that damage the investment reputation of the country. Ecuador’s historically main trading […]
Update to: Quito Metro operator guarantees it will launch in December Published: volume 6, Issue 41 The Quito Metro Company expects to sign an operator contract at the end of September 2022, not in August, which puts the operation of the transport system at risk. The deadlines for the operation of the Quito Metro have […]