Will a new administration pay its debts? That is the big question looming for investment bankers. Ecuador’s history of defaulting on its debt justifies their concern. Ecuador is entering a stage of significant political uncertainty, raising concerns among investors...
The Charles Darwin Foundation’s Mangrove Finch project research team has announced that a total of 18 healthy and strong new fledglings hatched from 9 successful nests during the 2023 field season. Since the Mangrove Finch project recovery project commenced in 2007 under the leadership of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and in collaboration with the Galapagos National […]
In addition to a salary of $4,759, legislators had a team of up to four people, received additional payments for living in Quito, tickets and a cell phone plan. Total savings could amount to $30 million. The recent dissolution of the National Assembly, implemented through President Guillermo Lasso’s decree of Cross Death, has significant implications […]
The Government of the United States (USA) recently announced the initiation of migrant removal flights to various countries, including Ecuador.
Update to: Ecuadorians among top three nationalities crossing the perilous Darién jungle Published: Volume 7, Issue 28 According to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service (ICE), multiple removal flights took place on May 18, 2023, involving thousands of migrants from Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. These migrants were either expelled, removed, or chose […]
With little respect for the entire political system, Ecuadorians are apathetic of Lasso’s call for Cross Death. Concerns over social unrest and protests against the Cross Death were merely speculative as citizens carried on with their daily routines, seemingly unconcerned with the dismissal of the Assembly and the potential abuse of presidential decrees by President […]
CNE says express election process will start on Wednesday, May 24th, with voters going to the polls on August 20th
The vice president of the CNE, Enrique Pita, announced the details of the electoral calenda, which by law must be condensed to 90 days. The National Electoral Council (CNE) is set to begin the election process on Wednesday, with voters going to the polls on August 20th, according to Vice President Enrique Pita. Pita provided […]
Update to: One month after macroslide buried a huge portion of Alausí, search for victims continues (Video included) Published: volume 7, Issue 30 Rescuers have discovered 56 bodies amidst the debris and earth following the devastating landslide in Alausí. The tragic incident, which occurred in Chimborazo, has claimed an increasing number of lives since the […]
Eighty-four Ecuadorian foster homes serving as sanctuaries for almost 2,200 neglected and abused children
A Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (Mies) report delves deep into the factors leading children to seek refuge in 84 foster homes across the nation, with an unveiling comprehensive analysis. In a comprehensive report published in March 2023, the Ministry of...
I thought the ‘big thing’ I would be droning on about this week would be the Presidential Decree for Cross Death that President Guillermo Lasso enacted this week. And I will get to it. But something else really struck me today and I can’t just ignore it. Yesterday, 6 people were killed, and 6 more […]
The new Prefect and Governor of Azuay join the new Mayor of Cuenca as the leading politicians in the province, all promising to bring strong leadership to the southern region of Ecuador. After the 2023 sectional elections, three prominent figures, Cristian Zamora,...