Ecuador's Interior Minister Patricio Carrillo has been sacked by President Guillermo Lasso after the official was linked to a case of femicide, it was reported in Quito. Colonel Juan Zapata has been appointed as the new Minister of Interior.Add your comment!
A bombing in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil has left at least five people dead and some 20 others injured, in what the government believes to be the doings of organized crime groups.
The Ecuadorian administration of President Guillermo Lasso and indigenist demonstrators have agreed to lift the current series of protests following a cut in the price of fuel, it was reported in Quito.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso survived an impeachment attempt late Tuesday when a motion to remove him from office submitted by the opposition Union for Hope (Unes) of former President Rafael Correa fail to garner enough votes at the National Assembly. The initiative was 12 votes short of its goal.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Tuesday announced in a broadcast message that he was suspending all dialogue with the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) after the death of a military officer during an attack by rebel groups against a convoy in Amazonia.
Ecuador's Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) has denounced a fourth protester who has died during demonstrations, while human rights groups insisted that repression coupled with abuse of force jeopardized the lives of people exercising their right to express themselves against the policies of President Guillermo Lasso's administration.
Ecuadorian police have reported that 80 people had been arrested in arrests in anti-government protests over the past few days following riots in Quito and other parts of the country where a curfew is in force and a state of emergency has been declared.
Ecuador's Conservative President Guillermo Lasso Monday said the indigenist groups staging protests nationwide wanted to overthrow him from office, for which they need chaos to mount.
Protesters adhering to the indefinite strike called for by the indigenist group Conaie clashed with Ecuadorian authorities Sunday in places such as Orellana, Pastaza, and Sucumbios, it was reported. It was the seventh day of nonstop activities.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Friday decreed a state of emergency in three provinces for the next 30 days following uprisings by indigenous communities.