Politics

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.

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.

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.

Referendum content fuels division in Ecuador

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After Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno announced the seven questions to be included in the referendum, different social sectors, especially political, have adopted a position on acceptance and rejection to the questionnaire that aims at introducing reforms to the Constitution and laws.

Ecuador’s Electoral Council ready to hold referendum

Member of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Ana Marcela Paredes confirmed Wednesday that such organization has the operation and results-processing capacity that will allow carrying out the referendum proposed by President Lenin Moreno.

Referendum, the main focus during meeting on the occasion of Guayaquil’s Independence

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President Lenin Moreno participated Monday in the formal sitting of Guayaquil’s Municipality in honor of the 196th independence anniversary where he called on dialogue and a referendum to reform the Constitution.

Ecuadorian president analyzes legal solution to absence of vice president

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno asked Wednesday his legal team for help to analyze Vice President Jorge Glas’ situation in order to make a decision about whether to replace him or find a solution to his absence after he was jailed for allegedly taking bribes in Odebrecht case.

Ecuadorian government’s roadmap to referendum

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Questions proposed by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno for the referendum and announced to the country in a radio and televised address are now in the hands of the Constitutional Court.

Ecuadorian government joins efforts to eradicate school violence

The Ecuadorian government signed Tuesday an interinstitutional cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Justice, Judicial Council and General Attorney’s Office to guarantee schools areas free from violence across the nation,

Ecuador’s government and ruling party analyze legal implications of pre-trial detention for vice president

The Ecuadorian government and the governing party Alianza PAIS will analyze the legal consequences of judge Miguel Jurado’s resolution to issue pre-trial detention for Vice President Jorge Glas in an Odebrecht probe.

Ecuador’s President Moreno proposes 'civil death' for the corrupt and limits on presidential reelection

'Civil death' for corrupt officials and the elimination of the constitutional amendment which allows the presidential reelection in Ecuador are among the seven questions suggested by President Lenin Moreno for the referendum.

Ecuador’s governing party rejects media lynching of Vice President Glas

Ecuador’s governing party Alianza PAIS rejects how Vice President Jorge Glas Espinel’s investigation has been handled, informed the party in a statement shared Sunday in social media.

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno speaks to CNN Camilo Egaña

During an interview with CNN host Camilo Egaña, President Lenin Moreno talked about aspects like the referendum to be held on October 2, vice president Jorge Glas’ situation and former President Rafael Correa.

Ecuador’s Advisory Council handed in 140 proposals to President Lenin Moreno

Members of the Productive Advisory Council handed in about 140 proposals aimed at Ecuador’s productive recovery to President of the Republic Lenin Moreno.

Development Bank of Latin America committed to continue working for Ecuador’s development

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno met Tuesday with Luis Carranza, CEO of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), with whom he talked about the working relationship and the institution’s cooperation as well as the government’s new priorities to provide assistance to citizens.

Ecuadorian govenrment says it has received proposals for referendum from more than 200 sectors

Representatives from different Ecuadorian social sectors went to the Carondelet government palace to hand in their proposals for the referendum whose content will be announced on October 2, according to President Lenin Moreno.

Advisory Council to hand in proposals to President Moreno

The Advisory Productive Council, created on June 22 under presidential decree, will hand in Tuesday the proposals collected in meetings held with representatives of Production Chambers and other private organizations of the Ecuadorian industry.

Tax evasion is a crime against rights of millions of people: Lenin Moreno

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno affirmed Friday at the UN that every dollar lost in tax evasion represents fewer resources to fund development and is a crime against the rights of millions of people in the world.

Ecuador highlights its fight against tax havens at UN

President Lenin Moreno highlighted at the UN Ecuador’s fight against tax havens and its defense of human mobility, two initiatives that set an example in the fight against corruption and human rights protection.

President Moreno and UN Secretary General agree that dialogue is a mechanism for peace

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno and UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres agreed Thursday that dialogue is a mechanism for peacebuilding during a meeting held in New York on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.