Ecuador

Ecuadorian Air Force transports military troops to the northern border

A Boeing 737-200 has been used to transport Ecuadorian Army troops to areas where surveillance and security operations are...

Ecuador’s president declares ‘state of emergency’ after explosion in Guayaquil

On Sunday, Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso declared a 30-day state of emergency in the...

Journalist Gerardo Delgado murdered in Ecuador

A journalist has been murdered by contract killers in Ecuador. The person in question is Gerardo Delgado from the digital media company "Ola Manta...

Ecuador considers vaccinating children under 3 against covid

During the last quarter, pediatric health care services have been flooded with patients infected with COVID-19. This so-called fifth pandemic...

Ecuador and Costa Rica start negotiations on free trade...

Representatives of the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica have begun rounds of negotiations for the signing of a...

Ecuador makes first booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine mandatory

Ecuador decided to incorporate in the complete vaccination scheme against the new coronavirus disease...

Ecuador exports to Italy first batch of “deforestation-free” coffee

Ecuador exported its first batch of sustainable coffee to Italy with a special mention: "free of deforestation". A shipment of 17.2 tons of the Arabica variety, as reported on Monday, August 1, by the Ministry...

Luxembourg banks freeze Ecuador’s assets following dispute with Perenco

A Luxembourg judicial authority ordered banks to freeze Ecuador's assets in the country's accounts due to a dispute over a US$391 million settlement that Anglo-French oil company Perenco says remains unpaid, according to a document...

Ecuador and Chile relaunched their commercial relationship with new agreements

Ecuador and Chile presented their new Economic Complementation Agreement, a trade integration instrument between the two countries which, although it entered into force in...

Ecuadorian town lies on one of the largest gold mines globally

Zaruma is a town in Ecuador whose official name is "Villa del Cerro de Oro de San Antonio de Zaruma" and is located in the province of El Oro. It has several awards: "City of National...

Ecuador’s Public Prosecutor’s Office investigates former president Lenín Moreno

The Prosecutor's Office of Ecuador reported Monday, July 25, that it is investigating former President Lenín Moreno (2017-2021) for the alleged disappearance of patrimonial pieces in the headquarters of the national government. "Diligences are carried out...