Redacción Ecuador

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Quito, Ecuador

Second day of dialogues: a look from the Network of Ecuadorian Anthropology and Collective of Anthropologists

Interview with the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network and Collective of Anthropologists What is the opinion of the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network on what happened during the second day of dialogue between the representatives of the five state functions and the representatives of…

Ecuador: “Stop the Massacre”

“Stop the massacre” was the cry that ran through tears, pain and indignation on the twelfth day of the #ParoNacional2022. By Carlos Crespo “We have had a very difficult day”; “it has been a very strong day”. “We denounce to…

Quito: the scene of a disagreement

For the tenth consecutive day, Quito continues to be the scene of the disagreement between President Lasso and indigenous organisations; protests have been concentrated in the central-northern sector of the capital, where several universities and the Assembly building are located.…

9th day of national strike in Ecuador

Ninth day of mobilizations everywhere in Ecuadorian territory. The one which registers a massive resistance and against state repression. Next to one of the Peace Centres located in Quito, in the Salesian University, demonstrators resist under strong repression, tear gas…

Ecuador: Eighth day of demonstrations

While the National Assembly of Ecuador was in session to decide on the repeal of Presidential Decree 455, which established a state of emergency in the provinces of Cotopaxi, Chimborazo and Pichincha, in the centre of the country, the executive…

The national strike advances steadily in Tungurahua

A collaboration by: Patricio Ávila López (text and photo) The growing wave of demonstrations that Ecuador is experiencing in response to high fuel prices and the consequent inflation of basic necessities; the lack of medicines in hospitals and other social…

We talk to Javier Tolcachier about the corporate co-optation of the Multistakeholders

We are now entering our second interview and this time we have chosen a topic that most of our audience has probably not heard of, but surely lives it in some way because it has to do with what happens…

Camilo González Posso “In Colombia there is a non-constitutional state of affairs, there is no democratic regime”.

  Go to download In an interview with Camilo González Posso, president of the Institute for Development and Peace Studies, Indepaz, we will talk about the current situation of the Peace Accord in Colombia and the work that the new…

Ecuador: Movements and organisations take to the streets on May 1

Various trade union, peasant and feminist sectors, among others, have announced their mobilisations for this Sunday, May 1st, for International Workers’ Day. The spokespersons of the various movements that will take to the streets in various provinces of the country…

Ecuador: IESS patients demand medicines, fair treatment, and no privatisation of health care

A sit-in was held in Quito in response to the shortage of drugs to treat catastrophic illnesses. By Viviana Erazo With slogans and banners, members of the Social Security Institute, IESS, staged a sit-in to denounce the lack of medicines…

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