After the war broke the supply chain with Russia and Ukraine, Ecuador buys agrochemicals from Chile and the United States to replace urea. Ecuador has imported a greater amount of potassium fertilizers in the first half of 2022, according to the Ecuadorian Federation...
This week we reached agreement with a company who is going to come out and drill a well for us. They came and tested the ground to get an approximation of how deep they would have to go to get water. Turns out it (50 meters) wasn’t as deep as we had been led to […]
Dollarization and fuel price fixing offset the impact of world inflation in Ecuador, while in Argentina it will reach 90%. Inflation in Ecuador will close at 3.5% annually in 2022, according to Citi Research, which does not foresee a pronounced rise in prices in the country. In 2023, Citi Research forecasts a 1.5% rise in […]
Conaie and the government disagree on results of dialogue, Fenocin threatens another national strike
The tables are the product of the end of the June 2022 strike. The tension between Conaie and the national government increased last Thursday on the 50th day of the talks that began at the end of the June 2022 national strike. Only one agreement has been signed from...
Ecuador registered a rate of 15.48 violent deaths per 100,000 inhabitants. In less than 24 hours, six violent deaths occurred in Guayaquil. Four of them occurred in the Socio Vivienda 2 sector, in the Nueva Prosperina District, to the northwest of the city, where gangs such as the Tiguerones and the Águilas operate. Men armed […]
In a year in which violent deaths and crimes have increased, the authorities are on the trail of the criminal organizations that operate in Azuay. The presence of the Los Lobos criminal organization has become notorious in Cuenca and is related to drug micro-trafficking. That presence is seen in the unusual wave of crimes that […]
Enabling the general public and citizens to be part of decision-making on environmental matters is one of the four pillars of the Escazú Agreement (see below), one of the most important regional agreements on the environment. The Agreement was signed by Ecuador in 2018 and ratified by the National Assembly in 2020. It entered into force in April 2021 […]
People deprived of liberty are a guaranteed priority attention by the Ecuadorian Constitution. The deep prison crisis that Ecuador is experiencing —there have been seven massacres in prisons between 2021 and 2022— has ratified not only the structural abandonment of prisons in the country, but also the violation of rights against prisoners. Almost 400 inmates have been […]