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News Ecuador » Government: Ecuador's Indigenous March Over 600km to Demand an End to Mining

News source: https://amazonwatch.org/news/2018/1114-ecuadors-indigenous-march-over-600km-to-demand-an-end-to-mining
Publicated on: Friday 16 November 2018

Both initiatives, according to the government, are meant to boost Ecuador's economy, which is still struggling since the drop of international oil prices in 2014 that also caused major divestment in i...

News Ecuador » Government: Ecuador’s Soft Coup and Political Persecution

News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/11/16/ecuadors-soft-coup-and-political-persecution/
Publicated on: hursday 15 November 2018

Shortly after the alleged kidnapping, he was deported by the Colombian government, since, in addition, his status in Colombia was not legal. In 2013, Balda filed a complaint in Ecuador about this alle...

News Ecuador » Government: GSMA Report: Tax Reform in Ecuador’s Mobile Sector Could Boost Economy

News source: https://www.gsma.com/newsroom/press-release/gsma-report-tax-reform-in-ecuadors-mobile-sector-could-boost-economy/
Publicated on: uesday 13 November 2018

All reforms are expected to be self-financing in terms of their impact on government revenues in the medium term and should generate significant tax revenues by 2023. Supporting Ecuador’s National Dev...

News Ecuador » Government: Moreno’s Neoliberal Restoration Proceeds in Ecuador

News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/11/13/morenos-neoliberal-restoration-proceeds-in-ecuador/
Publicated on: onday 12 November 2018

AA: Moreno’s ministers always say that now foreign investment will be coming to Ecuador. Now they realize that the only “investment” that is going to arrive is through the privatization of public work...

News Ecuador » Government: In Ecuador, landmark court cases challenge mining projects

News source: https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/05/11/2018/In-Ecuador,-landmark-court-cases-challenge-mining-projects
Publicated on: onday 05 November 2018

planning director at the Cotacachi government. In recent decades, the Intag Valley has seen some of the fiercest resistance against mining in Ecuador, a country rich in gold, copper and other ...

News Ecuador » Government: Assange Sues Ecuador Government over Asylum Conditions

News source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2467737&CategoryId=14089
Publicated on: onday 05 November 2018

QUITO – Spanish former Judge Baltasar Garzon presented on Friday a legal challenge to the new conditions Ecuador has imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the seventh year of his stay at the ...

News Ecuador » Government: Assange’s Lawyer: Ecuador May Be Planning Extradition Under Deal With UK, US

News source: http://hbucollegian.com/2018/11/assange-s-lawyer-ecuador-may-be-planning-extradition-under/
Publicated on: Friday 16 November 2018

Assange, who has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London since seeking asylum in 2012, is considered a wanted man by USA law enforcement agencies after his controversial publication of classified ...

News Ecuador » Government: UNICEF welcomes new protocol to protect uprooted children in Ecuador

News source: https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/unicef-welcomes-new-protocol-protect-uprooted-children-ecuador
Publicated on: uesday 06 November 2018

QUITO/PANAMA CITY, November 6, 2018 – The Government of Ecuador yesterday signed a new protocol for the protection of uprooted children, including those arriving from Venezuela. Led by the Ministry of ...

News Ecuador » Government: Ecuador introduces net metering for solar up to 500 kW

News source: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2018/11/13/ecuador-introduces-net-metering-for-solar-up-to-500-kw/
Publicated on: onday 12 November 2018

The adoption of this new regulatory framework will support residential and commercial PV in Ecuador for the first time. As reported by the Government of Ecuador in July, cumulative installed PV power ...

News Ecuador » Government: GSMA calls for mobile sector tax reform in Ecuador

News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/gsma-calls-for-mobile-sector-tax-reform-in-ecuador--1269220
Publicated on: uesday 13 November 2018

Unlocking economic and social benefits through tax reform in the mobile sector” forecasts that tax reforms would boost mobile penetration in Ecuador, leading to an increase in employment, and generati...

News Ecuador » Government: Ecuador: Local govt. files lawsuit challenging mining concessions allegedly granted without prior consultation with affected communities

News source: https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/ecuador-local-govt-files-lawsuit-challenging-mining-concessions-allegedly-granted-without-prior-consultation-with-affected-communities
Publicated on: Wednesday 07 November 2018

Ecuador is facing a lawsuit...for giving mining companies exploration rights to a protected forest in one of the country’s most biodiverse regions without local consultation. Brought by the local Cota...

News Ecuador » Government: Ecuador ex-president Correa denies seeking Belgian asylum

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ecuador-correa-belgium/ecuador-ex-president-correa-denies-seeking-belgian-asylum-idUKKBN1ND2AP?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Publicated on: hursday 08 November 2018

The leftist Correa gained international prominence when Ecuador granted asylum to WikiLeaks ... Spain sought to arrest him after the regional government organised an independence referendum.