Citizens begin to change routines, to reinforce the security of their homes and businesses. Security has been the constant demand of Cuencanans for months. This city—considered quiet—is beginning to get used to reports of crimes and assaults with a great deployment of...
The reduction of the public accounts deficit has helped the Government to lower its borrowing needs, says the investment bank. The increase in the price of oil, higher tax collection and the slow execution of spending in the Budget during 2022 will allow Ecuador to stay away from issuing foreign debt bonds until 2024. According […]
At least 12 uniformed men, a sister of Germán Cáceres and another cadet are in the sights of the Prosecutor’s Office. After the discovery of the body of the lawyer María Belén Bernal, last Wednesday afternoon, the investigations continue. Now, the Prosecutor’s Office is working to clarify the circumstances of the crime and to identify […]
Update to: IDB elects US hard-liner Mauricio Claver-Caroneas its next president Published: Volume 4, Issue 50 Mauricio Claver-Carone’s term as IDB president was set to expire in 2025. Claver-Carone was the first American to hold the top job at the organization. The Inter-American Development Bank, the hemisphere’s premier international lending institution, voted on Monday to […]
According to Fedexpor, that country is the ninth ranked market for Ecuador’s non-oil exports within the European Union. Non-oil trade between Ecuador and Portugal was favorable for the country in the first six months of this year by $54 million. Between January and July of this year $68 million was collected from exports and $16 […]
I’m riding out Hurricane Ian with my mother in Florida. Or at least we are getting ready for it. It’s Tuesday and it’s supposed to hit tomorrow. We seem to have lucked out, as it is going to hit on the West coast, and we are on the East coast. Nonetheless, we are being told […]
Ecuador will be invited to the Pacific Alliance Summit in November as a full member. However, if there is no commercial agreement with Mexico by then, the country won’t attend, said Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Holguín. Ecuador may not attend as a full member at the...
Four people died and two others are missing from the accident. A boat sank off the Galapagos Islands on the afternoon of September 25, 2022. Four people have been confirmed dead; 2 people are missing. In addition, 31 people were rescued. The four who died were two Ecuadorians, a Colombian and an American-Israeli. The sinking of the cabotage vessel —for […]
The rights of indigenous peoples and nationalities are protected by the Constitution and other international treaties. In Ecuador, there are 14 nationalities and 18 indigenous peoples who live in three regions: Coast, Sierra and Amazon. It is estimated that there is a total of 1.1 million indigenous people in the country. Most are in the Sierra, where 68% live. They […]
Update to: As Ecuador’s IMF agreement ends, it faces several hurdles to finding more credit Published: Volume 6, Issue 49 According to Bloomberg, President Guillermo Lasso told investors in New York that he will seek a new deal with the IMF. The Ecuadorian government wants to sign a new economic agreement with the International Monetary […]