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Ecuadorian institutions join a national crusade against sexual assault

Ministries of Education and Justice and the Judiciary, District Attorney’s Office, Secretariat for Political Management and Aampetra Commission joined the “zero tolerance national crusade” which suggests actions to offer a solution to sexual assault cases reported in the last months in schools across the country.

Ecuador and Colombia to hold binational cabinet on December 4

Governments of Ecuador and Colombia announced Thursday a binational cabinet to be held in the Colombian city of Pereira, Risaralda, where they will work on different matters of mutual interest.

President Moreno arrived in Trujillo to participate in 11th Peru-Ecuador Binational Cabinet

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrived Thursday in the Peruvian city of Trujillo, in La Libertad, to participate in the 11th Peru-Ecuador binational cabinet with his counterpart Pablo Kuczynski.

Ecuadorian government to increase investment for National Police

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno committed to supporting the National Police with the aim of strengthening achievements in the fight against crime.

Minister of Industries highlights Ecuador’s enabling conditions for economic development

Ecuadorian minister of Industries and Productivity Eva Garcia highlighted Wednesday the existence of enabling conditions for the development of the national economy with infrastructure created by the government of the Citizens Revolution.

Three foreign companies interested in investing in Ecuador’s Pacific Refinery

Ecuadorian minister of Foreign Trade Pablo Campana affirmed Wednesday that three foreign companies are interested in investing in the Andean country’s Pacific Refinery project whose cost is estimated at nearly 14.000 billion dollars.

Ecuador presents plan to strengthen intercultural and bilingual education

Ecuador’s government presented Wednesday a plan to strengthen intercultural and bilingual education which focuses on different aspects of the national education system, informed the Ministry of Education.

Ecuador’s Lenín Moreno asks citizens to put aside self-interest to overcome economic situation

On the sidelines of the presentation of the agreement on production and employment, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno urged on Ecuadorians to think in terms of the country and not in terms of particular interests.

Ecuador’s Anti-Corruption Front submits recommendations to President Lenin Moreno

Ecuador’s Anti-Corruption Front submitted a final document with recommendations to President Lenin Moreno after five years of work during which they met with different sectors. The document includes recommendations on regulations and policies.

Ecuador’s unemployment rate stood at 4.1% in the third quarter of the year, according to INEC

Unemployment in Ecuador stood at 4.1% in the third quarter of the year while the country’s employment rate was 66% nationwide, according to the Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC).

Ecuador’s trade balance with Peru is positive in 2017

The trade balance of Ecuador with Peru is positive and increased from 62.6 million dollars in 2016 to 233 million in 2017, informed sources of the Foreign Ministry.

Incentives for enterprises creates expectation among productive Ecuadorian sectors

President Lenin Moreno’s economic plan generates favorable reactions and criticism from economic analysts and entrepreneurs.

Ecuadorian government condemns attack in Somalia and expresses solidarity with citizens

The Ecuadorian government strongly condemned Monday a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, which left 276 dead, 300 injured and material loss.

Presidents from Ecuador and Peru to analyze bilateral relations in Trujillo

Presidents from Ecuador Lenin Moreno and Peru’s Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will analyze the bilateral relation between both nations in the following days in the Peruvian city of Trujillo.

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno insists there will be no price hikes

President Lenin Moreno ratified Monday that there will be no price hikes during his administration and that his economic plan “aims at protecting those who have less and need more.”

The world commemorates International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and calls on dignity and solidarity

About 800 million people from the world are living in extreme poverty, situation that not only affects the life and wellbeing of these people but it also helds up the development of societies. In Ecuador, poverty eradication is one of the main mottos of President Lenin Moreno.

Ecuador’s Ministry of Health launches campaign to prevent breast cancer

Ecuador’s Ministry of Health launched today a campaign on breast cancer prevention aimed at raising awareness of the risks and importance of early detection to improve the outcome and survival.

Ecuador to allocate $3m to promote arts and culture

Ecuador’s Ministry of Culture made the announcement Monday of the Fund to Promote Arts, Culture and Innovation which will grant three million dollars for the execution of 201 artistic and cultural projects and proposals.

OAS accepts proposals from Ecuador’s Integrated Security Service ECU911

The Organization of American States (OAS) accepted this week Ecuador’s good practices through its Integrated Security Service ECU911 given the results shown by the Andean country which has received international awards for its assistance model.

Ecuador and Honduras renew commitment to reach economic complementation agreement

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno renewed last Friday their commitment to foster negotiations and reach “as soon as possible” a partial agreement on economic complementation between both countries.