By Martin Khor* | IDN-InDepth NewsReport Leaders of several Latin American countries have set up a new coalition to coordinate actions to face the growing number of international legal suits being taken against governments by transnational companies. A ministerial meeting of 12 countries held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, decided on several… »
Nearly 1000 parliamentarians from approximately 150 parliaments, meeting at the 128th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Quito, Ecuador from Mar 22-27, agreed to the topic “Towards a Nuclear-Weapons-Free World: The Contribution of Parliaments” to be the focus of the Peace and International Security strand of… »
Good planning is one of the main reasons for success of the Ecuadorian Government in its six years in office. To continue on this road of improvement in quality of life for Ecuadorian families, the Ministry of Planning and Development is putting together a new National Good Living Plan for… »
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has won the country’s presidential election for the third term, with thousands of supporters gathering at the presidential palace in the capital, Quito, to celebrate the victory. The 49-year-old president gained 56.9 percent of the ballots against 23.8 percent for his closest challenger, former banker Guillermo… »
The electoral campaign in Ecuador enters its last week today, returning in recent days to the uneventful and peaceful climate that has dominated the entire process after being shaken last Monday by the outburst from a man who attacked sympathisers of Rafael Correa with a knife during an event. The… »
http://bit.ly/TKeZrPAs Ecuador offers asylum to Julian Assange at its London Embassy with the Foreign Office doing Olympic-size legal somersaults to try to justify storming it, we hear that both the UK and the US have been helping the Syrian rebels, secretly, without any consultation with their parliaments, just to… »
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