Judges gave the green light to the decriminalization of abortion for women victims of rape. Until now, Ecuador contemplated the legality of abortion for rape only if the woman suffered from a mental disability.Full Story
Lawyer Salgado was shot several times from another vehicle while he was driving on Republica Avenue in Quito.Full Story
Despite the fact that some people violated the curfew and bans on gatherings, lockdown measures have been successful, said Martinez.
The new law will allow the most powerful financial groups to influence the decisions made by the directive bodies of the Central Bank.
The political alliance that nominated Andres Arauz to the Presidency of Ecuador, Union for Hope (Unes), has officially objected to the electoral results of the second-round presidential elections on April 11.
His first trip as Ecuador's President will take place amid the escalation of tensions on the Colombia-Venezuela border.
Health authorities are considering asking outgoing President Lenin Moreno to declare a national state of emergency.
The increase in the number of hospitalizations has been sustained since March 25. In the last seven days, over 1,700 COVID-19 patients required hospitalization.
In one of his first statements on foreign policy, Ecuador's President-elect Guillermo Lasso leaned towards the U.S.-scripted line against Venezuela, vows to invite exiled leader Guaidó to his inauguration, and promises a visit to Colombia.
His proposal includes the sale of public assets, the suppression of the Secretary of Science & Technology, and the elimination of the constitutional rule that prohibits bankers from owning mass media.
Previously, his nephew was arrested in Miami in 2019 when he was carrying $250,000 in cash. He pleaded guilty in Florida courts to money laundering.