The Government of Daniel Noboa will have to pay at least $5.38 billion of external debt until 2025. But the greatest payment pressure is in 2026 and 2027. Ecuador's total public debt amounts to $75.227 billion until August 2023, which is equivalent to 62% of the...
Last week, I penned a column anticipating a mix of positive and negative reactions, and I received just that. If you haven’t perused the responses yet, feel free to do so and drop your thoughts in the comments. That’s where I’ll leave it. One silver lining from the feedback is that our readers can observe […]
As the transition of power to Daniel Noboa has accelerated, altering the political landscape, the imperative to finalize any salary adjustments looms large with the Salary Council facing a deadline of November 30th.
The Chapultepec Index of Press Freedom 2023, presented during the seventy-ninth session of the General Assembly of the Inter-American Society of Press (SIP) in Mexico, reveals concerning trends not only in Ecuador but also in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba, where there are constant regressions adversely affecting communication rights.
These positions are distributed across ten levels, representing the highest hierarchical levels according to the Organic Law of Public Service (Losep). As with any change in leadership, the new government aims to populate these key roles with individuals aligned with its vision and goals.
“This is a product of the rise of organized crime gangs, and the inefficiency of security agencies and the lack of response from the Government.”
The timeline for the end of blackouts depends on various factors, including the successful contracting and operation of the targeted 465 MW, as well as hydrological conditions.
Paola Roldán, confined to her bed due Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of a specific article in the Comprehensive Organic Penal Code (COIP). Her primary objective is to advocate for the decriminalization of euthanasia within the country.
The gravity of women’s circumstances in Ecuador has garnered recognition from the prospective Minister of Foreign Affairs
Gabriela Sommerfeld, the businesswoman set to join President-elect Daniel Noboa’s cabinet, voiced her apprehension about the severe situation faced by women in the country. On November 10th, the third edition of the Women Economic Forum (WEF) took place in Quito, focusing on culture and development cooperation. Gabriela Sommerfeld and Isabel Noboa, the aunt of Daniel […]
Update to: Ecuadorians Become Second Largest Group Crossing Darién Jungle in 2023 Published: volume 7, Issue 43 A recent report by Human Rights Watch sheds light on a litany of abuses suffered by those traversing the jungles of Colombia and Panama, encompassing assaults, extortions, sexual abuse, disappearances, and even death. The organization monitoring human rights […]
Update to: Cuenca airport has extended its operating hours Published: Volume 7, Issue 48 On November 13, 2023, the Municipality of Cuenca and the Ministry of the Interior formalized an agreement marking a significant step towards Mariscal Lamar Airport’s international operations. The signed agreements pave the way for the implementation of immigration and anti-drug controls […]