7 hours 56 min

The chief of state affirmed that according to the government’s plan presented at the National Electoral Council (CNE) by the right-wing’s candidate Guillermo Lasso, their goal is not to eliminate e-money but for it to be managed by the private sector and turn it into a business.

8 hours 42 min

During a ceremony, President Rafael Correa and authorities from the education and social development sectors inaugurated Monday 13 Special Schools of the twenty-first century in two coastal provinces which will help children and adolescents have access to free and quality education.

1 day 8 hours

President Rafael Correa highlighted Saturday that the country’s economy is recovering in spite of external difficulties that impacted exports with 10 billion dollars and the fiscal sector with a similar amount.

1 day 13 hours

The Ecuadorian government has invested 16 billion dollars in these ten years of administration, it has inaugurated 19 new hospitals, restored 28 and inaugurated 101 health centers which have the same characteristics of a hospital.

1 day 14 hours

Ecuador has saved nearly 300 million dollars avoiding losses and has saved hundreds of lives thanks to multipurpose projects, retaining walls and other works built by the government to prevent rain from causing floods and death.

4 days 8 hours

Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski affirmed Friday that the reconstruction of such country after the serious damages by rain should include prevention and highlighted Ecuador’s good example on this matter.

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7 hours 56 min

The chief of state affirmed that according to the government’s plan presented at the National Electoral Council (CNE) by the right-wing’s candidate Guillermo Lasso, their goal is not to eliminate e-money but for it to be managed by the private sector and turn it into a business.

1 day 8 hours

President Rafael Correa highlighted Saturday that the country’s economy is recovering in spite of external difficulties that impacted exports with 10 billion dollars and the fiscal sector with a similar amount.

6 days 7 hours

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said Wednesday that the Ecuadorian foreign debt does not exceed 27% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) manuals and added that the amount is not close to the limit established by the Constitution.

1 week 1 day

In January 2017, Ecuadorian non-oil exports accounted for 64% of the country’s total exports in dollars and 35% in tons, according to figures from the Ministry of Foreign Trade.

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1 week 5 days

Dead victims in Ecuador due to the rainy season that affects the coastal areas amounts to 14, according to Susana Dueñas, head of the National Secretariat for Risk Management, during President Rafael Correa’s briefing in Guayaquil.

1 week 6 days

Ecuadorian vice minister of the Interior Diego Fuentes informed that Venezuelan activist Lilian Tintori was not admitted to the country because she told immigration officers that she came to carry out political activities along with presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso, using a visitor visa.

1 week 6 days

Guillermo Lasso, presidential candidate from CREO party, admitted Wednesday that Lilian Tintori, Venezuelan activist Leopoldo Lopez’s wife and arrested in his country for causing violent clashes that left 43 dead, came to Ecuador to participate in political activities.

2 weeks 6 days
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President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that the former minister of Economy during the administration of Jamil Mahuad, Guillermo Lasso, now presidential candidate, cannot say he was not involved in the bank crisis that obliged millions of Ecuadorians to migrate after their deposits were seized.

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Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski affirmed Friday that the reconstruction of such country after the serious damages by rain should include prevention and highlighted Ecuador’s good example on this matter.

1 month 1 week

The Ecuadorian right-wing party has used “all heavy artillery” to change the results of presidential elections to take place on Sunday 19 with candidate Lenin Moreno, from the governing party, ahead in polls.

1 month 2 weeks

Norwegian investigative reporter Eirik Vold presented his book “Ecuador en la mira,” which contains WikiLeaks revelations related to the Andean country which were not shared by local media.

1 month 3 weeks

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa called on countries of the region to join forces and “have a position as bloc” to tackle the “inhumane” policies “that attempt against human rights and human mobility” adopted by US president Donald Trump.

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2 weeks 5 days

President Rafael Correa visited different counties in the province of Guayas such as Duran, Naranjito and Milagro where works are being built.

6 months 4 weeks

Ecuadorian minister of Sports Xavier Enderica described the participation of each one of the athletes who travel to Rio Olympics as successful and announced that the Andean country is already getting prepared for Tokio 2020.

7 months 1 week
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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa congratulated Saturday the team of 38 athletes who represented the country in Rio Olympic Games and added that the high performance plan applied in Ecuador begins to show results.

7 months 1 week

Ecuadorian athletes competing in Rio Olympic Games have won four Olympic diplomas and two have ranked nine so far in their first Olympic cycle.

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3 months 3 weeks

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa highlighted Saturday the success of the first edition of Loja’s Artes Vivas Festival (FIAVL) from November 17 to 27 to which more than 27.000 attended without taking into account people who watched performances on streets, parks and squares.

7 months 4 weeks

The 207th anniversary of the first Cry for Independence is celebrated on August 10 and the Presidency will participate in the celebration of this historic date with the “Eugenio Espejo” national awards ceremony, dramatized tours, lightning up of the Carondelet government palace, mapping, fireworks and an artisan citizen fair.

8 months 3 weeks

Three main ideas are part of the Bill on Culture being analyzed at the National Assembly: creative freedom, above all else; freedom of choice, above all principles; and freedom of access to cultural goods and services.

1 year 1 week

Ana Rodriguez, minister of Culture (in charge), said it is “important” to implement a Culture Law currently debated at the National Assembly which has been an unpaid debt in the country.

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2 months 1 week
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Promoting funding for developing countries and raising awareness on the damage tax havens make are two specific goals Ecuador will work on after assuming the pro tempore presidency of G77+China in a ceremony held at the UN.

2 months 2 weeks

President Rafael Correa flew Thursday to New York where he will attend the ceremony in which Ecuador will assume the pro tempore presidency of the G77+China and will meet the community of Ecuadorians living in that country.

2 months 3 weeks

Ecuador sent to London the report of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s questioning on rape allegations, Swedish prosecutors announced Thursday.

3 months 3 weeks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has released his full testimony to Swedish prosecutors regarding sexual assault claims for which he was arrested in 2010.

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During a ceremony, President Rafael Correa and authorities from the education and social development sectors inaugurated Monday 13 Special Schools of the twenty-first century in two coastal provinces which will help children and adolescents have access to free and quality education.

The Ecuadorian government has invested 16 billion dollars in these ten years of administration, it has inaugurated 19 new hospitals, restored 28 and inaugurated 101 health centers which have the same characteristics of a hospital.

Coordinating minister of Social Development Gabriela Rosero presented Thursday the 2007-2017 report on Social Development, a document that contains relevant information on the public policy implemented in the social sector during the last decade.

The National Secretariat for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (Senescyt) invests 150 million dollars a year in scholarships for Ecuadorians to study in the world’s best universities and then return to their country to share their knowledge.

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The government’s program to restore the sector prioritized urban and rural areas neglected during decades by former governments that did not built one public hospital in the last 40 years in cities like Quito and Guayaquil, the most crowded in the country.

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In the last decade, this port city has experienced a significant social and infrastructure development with a social inclusion approach after works done by the government of the Citizen Revolution, led by President Rafael Correa, which has invested 5,840 billion dollars since 2008.

Gazing at the vicuñas run freely in the field, looking how chuquiragua plants bloom in the white snow, bumping into an Andean fox or admiring the beauty of the Andean landscape painted with all rainbow colors… this is how walks to the Fauna Production Reserve in Chimborazo are like, a special place to connect with nature.

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The construction of a deep-water port is important news for Ecuador because it involves the country’s port development since this is a work with a 1,250 billion-dollar investment from Arab Emirates' DP World, a company recognized worldwide.

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Galapagos’ Tortuga Bay is considered one of the world’s 25 best beaches in the world according to TripAdvisor.

Quito, 23 feb (Andes).- En la provincia de Manabí todo está listo para recibir a los turistas tanto nacionales como extranjeros,

Ecuadorian ministries of Tourism, Environment and the Interior, the Public Sector’s Real Estate Management Service (Inmobiliar), autonomous decentralized governments and Lago Verde Community Organiztion signed an agreement not to charge entrance fees and passes to Quilotoa lake, located in the province of Cotopaxi (Ecuador’s Andean center).

The could forest of Quito’s Metropolitan District (DMQ) has been included on the list of the 21 best places in the world to visit in 2017, after being chosen by National Geographic’s Traveler magazine.

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