Ecuadorian citizens have cast their votes in favor of stop extraction of crude oil reserves in the ITT block within Yasuní National Park and putting an end to new mining activities in the Chocó Andino region. The outcomes of these popular consultations, held on August...
Based on information provided by the National Police, the initial six months of 2023 saw homicides in 138 out of the 221 towns in the country.
Dare I use that word? Last week, I laid out my concerns about the pressing issues gripping this nation, coupled with the unsettling prospect of a Correismo resurgence. The triumph of González seemed inevitable, especially in the wake of Fernando Villavicencio’s tragic assassination. Yet, as if from the shadows, Daniel Noboa emerged, carving a path […]
Across a span of five days, a disconcerting sequence of events unfolded in Cuenca, marked by the tragic loss of three citizens from knife-related violence.
The migration of young people in Ecuador could lead to a future where the agricultural sector faces a significant shortage of labor resources.
The Ecuadorian government’s response to a complaint surrounding the murder of Fernando Villavicencio, a prominent presidential candidate for the Construye movement, has garnered considerable attention.
In a momentous turn of events, Ecuadorians have spoken, setting the stage for a historic run-off in their presidential election. On Sunday, August 20, over 13.4 million citizens exercised their democratic right, casting their votes to determine the future leadership...
The high rates of violence and insecurity in Ecuador have caused a boom in the security industry, which offers bulletproof clothing and armoring for vehicles.
In the middle of June 2023, InSight Crime, a platform specializing in investigating organized crime and public safety issues in Latin America, pinpointed the focal points of lethal incidents across the region.