Salazar holds nothing back as she addresses National Assembly. In a gripping address to the National Assembly on January 25th, Attorney General Diana Salazar delved into the Metastasis case, shedding light on the intricate web of corruption within the country and the...
Ecuador’s Labor Landscape Faces Potential Transformation with Proposed Hourly Work and Fixed-Term Contracts
President Daniel Noboa’s effort to revitalize the labor market in Ecuador is taking center stage as the nation contemplates the return to hourly work and fixed-term contracts. Among the 10 questions in Noboa’s popular consultation, this proposition has successfully navigated the first Constitutional Court filter and is poised for further scrutiny in the coming 20 […]
For those who know me personally or have been following this column, you’re aware that I lean heavily towards the liberal side. Now, the reason I highlight this is to provide context to my stance on the upcoming labor law changes proposed by President Noboa in his planned April popular consultation. President Noboa aims to […]
Kiwcha association ships 440 tons of cocoa to Germany and Switzerland annually. In the heart of Napo province, Ecuador, a remarkable story of empowerment and sustainable agriculture unfolds. Kallari, an association founded by Amazonian Kiwcha women 26 years ago, has...
Update to: Ecuador Grapples with Internal Conflict as International Powers Extend Offers of Support Published: Volume 8, Issue 15 The Ministry of Defense released the latest findings from the Fénix Plan, covering activities until January 28th, highlighting a significant crackdown on terrorism. Since the initiation of the Internal Armed Conflict decree, 237 individuals have been […]
The electoral body canceled Mover, formerly Alianza PAIS, the movement founded by Rafael Correa and his supporters. In a pivotal turn of events marking a significant chapter in Ecuadorian political history, the Plenary Session of the National Electoral Council (CNE) made a momentous decision on the night of January 27th. The political movement Mover, formerly […]
Ecuador's newly inaugurated President, Daniel Noboa, is confronting the complex issue of fuel subsidies just two months into his term. The move follows the footsteps of his predecessors, Lenín Moreno and Guillermo Lasso, both of whom attempted to curtail state...
Former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas Remains a Guest of the Mexican Embassy Amidst Legal Proceedings
Contrary to social media reports, Glas has not left Ecuador. Noboa says he will not be allowed ‘safe passage,’ even if asylum is granted. Former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas continues to seek refuge within the diplomatic confines of the Mexican Embassy in Quito, according to an official statement from the Foreign Ministry of Ecuador […]
by Liz Kimbrough on 23 October 2023 Acoustic monitoring and AI tools were used to track biodiversity recovery in plots of tropical Chocó Forest in northwestern Ecuador. The study found that species returned to regenerating forests in as little as 25 years, indicating positive progress in forest recovery. Acoustic monitoring and AI-based methods proved to be powerful […]
Update to: US-Ecuador Maritime Cooperation Agreement Faces Constitutional Scrutiny Published: Volume 8, Issue 16 On January 23, 2024, the Constitutional Court issued a ruling, stating that the bilateral treaty, designed to address illicit transnational maritime activities, does not require approval from the National Assembly. Consequently, the treaty is set to take effect in the coming […]