According to the World Bank, Ecuador has the best budget results in the region, but the cut in investment will affect GDP growth.
Bufeo or Inia geoffrensis and Tucuxi are the two species of river dolphins severely threatened in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
I think all expatriates have a small idea in the back of their minds that they will someday ‘return home.’ I know I held that belief for a long time. But for me it’s a little more complex because my wife is from Europe, not the US. So where would we go if we ever […]
Update to: Mexico and Ecuador continue to negotiate a critical free tradePublished: Volume 6, Issue 52 The Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Tatiana Clouthier, surprisingly resigned from her position, on October 6, 2022. Raquel Buenrostro, who was director of the Tax Administration Service (SAT), will replace her. Clouthier’s departure occurs just when negotiations are taking […]
Ipsos surveyed over 700 Ecuadorians to learn how they perceive the country’s economic situation. Only 8% of those surveyed believe it is positive.
Government warns National Assembly that if it blocks the National Development Plan it could be dissolved
This occurred after the resolution issued on an alleged breach of the National Development and Government Plan.
Six days after the dialogue tables between the Government and the indigenous movements are closed, there are no agreements for the targeting of fuel subsidies.
Update to: Conaie and the government disagree on results of dialogue, Fenocin threatens another national strikePublished: Volume 6, Issue 48 On Wednesday, October 5th, the Government gave details on the progress of the dialogue tables with the indigenous organizations. The press conference was attended by the Minister of the Government, Francisco Jiménez; the Minister of Education, María Brown; and the […]
About 15.4% of Ecuadorians suffer from hunger, which is equivalent to 2.7 million people, according to a report prepared by the FAO.
In total, 31 officials from the Prosecutor’s Office have applied to enter the Victims and Witnesses Protection System in 2022. Some prosecutors have been in the program for two years.
President Guillermo Lasso met with women’s organizations to discuss “the other pandemic, which is violence against women in all its expressions and in all its areas.”
Update to: Ecuador registers relatively high food cost inflationPublished: Volume 6, Issue 46 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 4.12% in September 2022, compared to the same month in 2021. This is maintained by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC). In monthly terms, the CPI rose 0.36% in September, compared to August 2022. […]