ANDES, Agencia pública de noticias del Ecuador y Suramérica

25.05.2017

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Quito, May 25 (Andes).- President Lenin Moreno received Thursday the ancestral baton during a ceremony that took place at the ancestral pyramids of Cochasqui, located in canton Pedro Moncayo, in the northern area of the province of Pichincha. Elder women and men from different indigenous peoples and nationalities of Ecuador were… »

24.08.2016

Ecuador expresses its concern for inadequate response to “serious incident” in its embassy in London

Ecuador expresses its concern for inadequate response to “serious incident” in its embassy in London

Quito,  Aug 23 (Andes).- The Ecuadorian government expressed Tuesday its concern for the inadequate response by British Authorities after the “serious incident” reported on the 22nd in the embassy in London, when a man attempted to get inside the building where Julian Assange has been holed up. “The Ecuadorian government expresses… »

11.08.2016

Ecuador to let Sweden question Julian Assange

Ecuador to let Sweden question Julian Assange

Quito, Aug 11 (Andes).- Ecuadorian Attorney General notified Sweden it agrees to set a date to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for more than four years. Observing the terms established in the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between Ecuador and… »

19.03.2016

Ecuadorian president warns of a new “Condor Operation” against progressive governments

Ecuadorian president warns of a new “Condor Operation” against progressive governments

Quito, March 18 (Andes) – Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa warned Friday of a new “Condor Operation” in the region aimed at destabilizing progressive governments. The coordination of actions between right-wing dictatorships is known as Condor Operation, it was registered in many South American countries (Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia,… »

17.06.2015

President Correa announces “temporary” suspension of laws and calls for a “national debate”

President Correa announces “temporary” suspension of laws and calls for a “national debate”

Quito, June16 (Andes).-President Rafael Correa called for “a great national debate” to discuss bills that are currently in the National Assembly. The President announced a temporary withdrawal on inheritance taxes and capital gains, in order to avoid opposition groups provoking more violence, “considering that the Pope’s visit to the… »

31.05.2015

International consultancy firm “cites Ecuador as an example” of economic management in times of crisis, President Correa points out

International consultancy firm “cites Ecuador as an example” of economic management in times of crisis, President Correa points out

Quito, May 30 (Andes).- The Swedish consultancy firm Kreab presented its report “Ecuador y la Revolucion Ciudadana, un camino hacia el buen vivr” (Ecuador and its Citizen Revolution, a path towards the good living) which describes the country as “a phenomenon that cannot go unnoticed,” President Rafael Correa explained… »

11.05.2015

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Assange appeal

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Assange appeal

Sweden’s Supreme Court said Monday it had rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged rape and sexual assault. Sweden issued the arrest warrant in 2010 following allegations from two Swedish women, one who claimed rape and another who alleged sexual assault. The Australian… »

27.04.2015

Regional meeting of news agencies starts in Quito at Unasur

Regional meeting of news agencies starts in Quito at Unasur

Quito, April 23 (Andes).- The Fourth Meeting of the Latin American Union of News Agencies (ULAN) opened on Thursday with the participation of delegates from a dozen countries in the region, the head of the Secretary of Communication of Ecuador, Fernando Alvarado, and Secretary Union of South American Nations (Unasur),… »

18.04.2015

President Correa criticizes Chevron for hiding evidence of contamination, shown in videos released by Amazon Watch

President Correa criticizes Chevron for hiding evidence of contamination, shown in videos released by Amazon Watch

Quito, April 18 (Andes).- The North American oil company Chevron misled justice and hid evidence in the case of environmental contamination in the Amazon for which it was sentenced in Ecuador, which is evidenced in a video produced by Amazon Watch based on the company’s film, a “convincing” proof of… »

13.04.2015

Uruguayan leftist writer Eduardo Galeano dies at 74

Uruguayan leftist writer Eduardo Galeano dies at 74

Montevideo, Uruguay, April 13 (Andes).- Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, an icon of the Latin American left who chronicled the region’s injustices in a career that spanned decades and crossed genres, died Monday at age 74. Galeano, whose 1971 essay “Open Veins of Latin America” is considered by many leftists… »

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