Ecuador and the International Monetary Fund, IMF, finally reached a technical agreement involving 6 billion US dollars, according to the country's economy minister Simon Cueva. The accord must still be approved by the IMF governing board but will unblock “international funds”, which have been frozen for months.Add your comment!
Ecuador has requested to become a full member of the Pacific Alliance, an issue that was discussed by the country's president Guillermo Lasso during a recent visit to his Mexican peer Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Mexico allegedly announced its full support for Ecuador to join the four countries, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile block, considered the most dynamic of the Americas.
By Sebastián Astorga (*) – A border town divided between two countries, where before the Covid-19 pandemic people passed through without custom controls, is now divided by fences on the two bridges that cross from Ecuador to Peru in its vicinity, cutting off almost completely the only commercial activity on which it survived and further burdening the situation of the more than ten thousand migrants who are passing through, many of them on foot.
Upon confirmation of the presence of the Delta and Delta Plus variants of the Sars-Cov-2, Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso, Wednesday decreed a state of exception focused exclusively on the areas where those detections have taken place.
US carrier Eastern Airlines, which started the nonstop Miami-Montevideo route just last week, has announced that as of July it will be lifting flights to Guayaquil until further notice.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Sunday flew to Miami to undergo spinal cord surgery, after which he is expected to spend several days in rehabilitation.
The Government of Ecuador Friday announced new measures regarding the covid-19 status of air travellers irrespective of whether they are arriving from abroad or from within the country.
Businessman, banker and centre-right conservative politician Guillermo Lasso has been sworn in as Ecuador's new President Monday for the next four years, in a ceremony held at the National Assembly in Quito.
The Governments of Chile and Bolivia and Chile held a new round of talks in Ecuador to advance in the normalization of their bilateral relations, it was reported Monday.
The Darwin Arch, a natural rock in the Ecuadorean Province of Galapagos, has collapsed due to “natural erosion,” the Ministry of the Environment and Water reported late on Monday.