Redacción Ecuador

Redacción Ecuador

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Quito, Ecuador

08.09.2018

South American March for Peace and Nonviolence: About to Begin

South American March for Peace and Nonviolence: About to Begin

To learn more about the March, we interviewed Sonia Venegas, from Mundo Sin Guerras (World without Wars) Ecuador, promoter of the March. What is the South American March for Peace and Nonviolence and why doing it? It is the sum of wills that unite in a project of humanised life… »

01.03.2018

Ecuador Endangered

Ecuador Endangered

By John Seed* The tropical Andes of Ecuador are at the top of the world list of biodiversity hotspots in terms of vertebrate species, endemic vertebrates, and endemic plants. Ecuador has more orchid and hummingbird species than Brazil, which is 32 times larger, and… »

29.12.2017

@RadioPressenza: Review of 2017

@RadioPressenza: Review of 2017

Our English language readers may not know that our Spanish language colleagues have a weekly radio show, “Pressenza International in your Ear”, on Ecuadorean public radio, Radio Pichincha Universal.  Every week we bring a selection of international news and interviews from the perspective of peace and nonviolence.  The show is… »

01.12.2016

“Palestinians and Jews are the victims of military-political machinations”: Baher Kamal

“Palestinians and Jews are the victims of military-political machinations”: Baher Kamal

By Patricio Guevara. Baher Kamal is a journalist with over 40 years’ experience who developed his profession with IPS (Inter Press Service); of Egyptian origin and residing in Madrid (Spain), Baher helps us gain an understanding of the Palestine-Israel conflict to deepen what was previously written in an… »

20.10.2016

Mayors seek “a seat at the global table”

Mayors seek “a seat at the global table”

By Santiago Bolaños. In the context of the Habitat III conference that finished today in Quito, Ecuador, mayors from different parts of the world presented the initiative “A seat at the Global Table”.  In the event the mayors sought to take on a protagonist space in the New Urban Agenda. »

16.06.2016

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing new.  They have been murdering us for centuries.  Every day… »

28.03.2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

On Saturday 19th of March the 5th annual Slutwalk (la Marcha de las Putas) took place in Quito, Ecuador. Hundreds of men, women, boys and girls, young and old marched through the streets of Quito calling for respect for diversity and denouncing violence and discrimination against women. A… »

03.11.2015

Ecuador to pay $1 billion dollars in compensation to US oil company

Ecuador to pay $1 billion dollars in compensation to US oil company

Ecuador was today notified by the Annulment Committee of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the final decision regarding the request for annulment of an award decided in October 2012 in a case brought by a US oil company based on the Investment Protection Treaty. The… »

30.10.2015

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

“Preparing the path for the new times, a humanist regard for learning” is a book written by Andrea Novotny, Kity Goyena and Sabrina Di Tomaso which was presented in the Simon Bolivar Andina University on the 28th of October as part of the month of peace and nonviolence in Quito,… »

01.10.2015

Campaña Octubre por la Paz y la No-Violencia Activa 2015

#OctubreNoViolento  es una iniciativa que se viene impulsando desde hace dos años, a partir del esfuerzo de varias organizaciones sociales, grupos de personas y voluntades individuales,  quienes se juntan con el único ánimo de promover  el valor y aporte que tiene la no violencia activa como base de la convivencia social. Esta iniciativa se levanta a… »

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