Politics

“We continue to work to contribute to peoples’ and nationalities’ demands,” says Political Management Secretary

National secretary of Political Management Paola Pabon said Wednesday that the Ecuadorian government is working hard to ensure legal and judicial conditions that allows to meet the demands of indigenous peoples and nationalities.

Ecuadorian president ratifies support for rural governments

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno ratified Tuesday his support for members of the National Council of Ecuador’s Rural Governments (CONAGOPARE for its acronym in Spanish) and offered them agricultural kits to improve productivity.

Government encourages foreign oil companies to continue investing in Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno met Monday with different foreign oil companies in order to encourage them to continue investing in this Andean country.

Ecuadorian law enforcement agencies present proposals to fight corruption

Ecuadorian law enforcement agencies met Monday with the Anti-Corruption Front to present their initiatives in the fight against such scourge.

President Lenin Moreno says he will not be intimidated by anti-corruption fight

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno affirmed Monday that he will not let corruption “rule” the country or stop investigations that would lead to sanctioning those who have plundered the nation’s resources.

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno strips vice president Jorge Glas of powers

On Thursday, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno Garces stripped vice president Jorge Glas of his powers through an Executive Decree.

Lenín Moreno calls on governing party’s members to stick together and fight for the new Ecuador

President Lenin Moreno called Wednesday on members of the government party Alianza PAIS (AP) to be united and stick together to fight for the new Ecuador.

Ecuador commits to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

With 126 concurring votes, the Ecuadorian National Assembly approved the resolution of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed to work on the compliance of the goals through its different commissions.

"Ecuador is one of the safest countries in the region” says President Moreno

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno participated Thursday in a police promotion ceremony where he highlighted improvements in terms of security rates in Ecuador which rank it as one of the safest countries in the region.

Ecuador’s government presents lines of action of its Development Plan

Ecuador's government presented Thursday the National Development Plan’s guidelines which marks the roadmap for the compliance of President Lenin Moreno’s Toda Una Vida plan.

Ecuador to present in Peru its strategy as head of the Andean Community for 2017 to 2018

Ecuador’s foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa will present in Lima, Peru, her country’s pro tempore presidency working plan as head of the Andean Community for 2017 to 2018.

Rafael Correa before leaving Ecuador: “Take care of the country, take care of the Revolution”

Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa made brief remarks before leaving the country to head to Belgium where he will live with his family from now on.

Ecuador’s national dialog is enhanced; Lenin Moreno confirms the continuation of the Citizens’ Revolution

This week, President Lenin Moreno enhanced the national dialog process he has been promoting since he took office on May 24 and met with different leaders and political representatives at the Carondelet government palace.

UN adopts important resolutions on human rights promoted by Ecuador

The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted three resolution proposals promoted by Ecuador and co-sponsored by some States during its 35th Ordinary Session to strengthen the promotion and protection of Human Rights.

Ecuador’s National Assembly rejects Donald Trump’s immigration policy

With 127 concurring votes, Ecuador’s National Assembly approved Tuesday a resolution expressing solidarity with Ecuadorians living in the United States.

Former presidential candidates accept president’s invitation to dialogue

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Three presidential candidates accepted the invitation made by President Lenin Moreno on Monday to discuss proposals and prevent drug consumption, especially among young people.

“This is the same Citizens’ Revolution,” says Lenin Moreno

President Lenin Moreno asked governors to work with honesty and loyalty and added that this is the same Citizens’ Revolution with transformations to move forward.

President Lenín Moreno calls on reaching a national agreement to prevent drug consumption

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President Lenin Moreno called on political and social leaders to reach an agreement for drug consumption prevention.

Reforms cannot become a law designed by media outlets: Carlos Ochoa

Communication Superintendent Carlos Ochoa requested reforming the La won Communication (LOC) which has been current in the country for four years now; however, he rejected requests to have a toned-down version of it since the main aspect of the regulation is the protection of collective rights.

Ecuador will continue to provide asylum to Assange: foreign minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Fernanda Espinosa said Thursday that his government will continue to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and informed that the UK is interested in finding a solution to the case.