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Volume 6, Issue 5
November 7, 2021
Politicians react to the report of the Guarantee Commission regarding Lasso and the Pandora Papers, one Commission member says report was altered

Politicians react to the report of the Guarantee Commission regarding Lasso and the Pandora Papers, one Commission member says report was altered

The report recommends that the plenary session of the Assembly verify if President Lasso breached the Ethical Pact Law 2017 The Friday release report of the Constitutional Guarantees Commission regarding President Guillermo Lasso’s name appearing in the Pandora Papers, has caused several reactions. Between Saturday and Sunday, several political parties and government agencies reacted on the recommendations of […]

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Up-to-date requirements for travelers entering Ecuador

Update to: National COE loosens up COVID-19 entry restrictions at both international airports Published: Volume 5, Issue 24 Travelers entering Ecuador must meet certain requirements. These guidelines apply to those traveling by air, according to the Ministry of Public...

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Lasso MAY sign right-wing ‘Madrid Charter’

Lasso MAY sign right-wing ‘Madrid Charter’

The Madrid Charter is an initiative of the Spanish far-right group, Vox “Count on me,” said Guillermo Lasso, President of Ecuador, at the invitation made by Javier Ortega Smith, deputy and secretary of the Spanish far-right group, VOX, to sign the Madrid Charter, an initiative of Vox for the” defense of the freedom and democracy in […]

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A man was arrested for allegedly selling charapa turtles, a vulnerable species

Update to: Foreigner arrested for trying to smuggle 213 seahorses thru Guayaquil airportPublished: Volume 5, Issue 50andUpdate to: Nearly 200 Baby Tortoises Seized at Galápagos AirportPublished: Volume 5, Issue 25 A man identified as Christian Jesús VC received precautionary measures for having ten charapa turtles that, supposedly, he was going to sell in a veterinary […]

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Indigenous lawsuit filed against Lasso’s oil expansion policy

Indigenous lawsuit filed against Lasso’s oil expansion policy

Several groups of indigenous peoples of Ecuador say that they were not consulted on the policy that aims to double the country’s oil production, which would directly affect their territories and ways of life. While the President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, was congratulated at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26) for approving the expansion of […]

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Finance Minister highlights the importance of tax reform to reduce deficits and give more resources to GAD and universities

Finance Minister highlights the importance of tax reform to reduce deficits and give more resources to GAD and universities

Minister said that Ecuador would return to international financing markets, but in an orderly and predictable manner. On Friday, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Simón Cueva, highlighted that the 2022 budget proforma goes in the direction of continuing to lower the fiscal deficit with permanent resources, to give sustainability to public finances, give an image […]

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Doggone crazy

Doggone crazy

We have seven dogs, well to be honest we have eight dogs. Seven of them were all abandoned in the street by locals here. See, out in Yunguilla the locals have female dogs that get pregnant all the time because they don’t spay them; they also don’t neuter the males. So that means a lot […]

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