Tag: Exception Status

Political storm deepens in Ecuador with crime in Villavicencio

Political storm deepens in Ecuador with crime in Villavicencio

The assassination of the presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio deepens a political and institutional crisis in Ecuador that has erupted since the dissolution of Congress and early elections last May. All this, moreover, in the midst of a carnage that has plagued the neighboring country for two years as a result of the entrenchment of a […]

New magnitude 4.7 earthquake off the coast of Ecuador

New magnitude 4.7 earthquake off the coast of Ecuador

Official reports indicate that 205 homes have been affected and 90 destroyed, 112 education units affected, as well as 29 public goods, 46 private goods and 48 health institutions. The magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck on Saturday afternoon and was felt in 13 of the country’s 24 provinces, with the epicenter being the extreme northeast from […]

Lasso lifts state of emergency declared by protests in Ecuador

Lasso lifts state of emergency declared by protests in Ecuador

The President of Ecuador, William Lassostate of emergency withdrawn due to serious internal commotionproclaimed in six of the country’s twenty-four provinces as part of the protests led by indigenous people over the cost of living. With the signing of Decree 461, he ended the measure that included the provinces of Chimborazo, Tungurahua, Cotopaxi, Pichincha, Pastaza […]

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