Ecuadorian President Defends Civil Union
Advocate.comEcuadorian President Defends Civil Union RightsAdvocate.comCivil unions will become available to same-sex couples in Ecuador for the first time September 15, giving them many of the same benefits their married heterosexual counterparts already enjoy, reports ThinkProgress. President Rafael Correa recently ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:15 pm
264 Military Buildings to Become Parks or
teleSUR English264 Military Buildings to Become Parks or Hospitals in EcuadorteleSUR EnglishEcuadorean defense minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced on Wednesday that the army´s 516 units will be reduced to 252, reported El Telegrafo. The measure aims to optimize Ecuador´s military presence nationally. “We know now what we have, ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:31 am
Ecuador's unhealthy dependence on China is
QuartzEcuador's unhealthy dependence on China is about to get $1.5 billion worseQuartzEcuador, the serial defaulter that had to ship half of its gold reserves to New York this year for a loan from Goldman Sachs, is asking Beijing about borrowing $1.5 billion more. According to the Andean nation's finance minister yesterday, the ...Ecuador: Six Police Officers Receive Sentences for 2010 Coup AttemptInSerbia NewsEcuador Bonds Soar to Record as China Credit Line Renewal SoughtBloombergEcuador police jailed for Correa assassination attemptBBC NewsThe State -teleSUR Englishall 40 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 7:59 am
Pelicans dive-bomb beach just yards from
Daily MailPelicans dive-bomb beach just yards from holidaymakers in EcuadorDaily Mail... closer glimpse of the phenomenon. Almost in formation, the pelicans dive into the water one after another to catch the sardines. Fisherman Maximiliano Ricci, who travelled to Crucita in Ecuador from Italy for a holiday, captured the feeding frenzy ...and more »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 7:31 am
Inside Chevron's 9 Billion Dollar Legal
Inside Chevron's 9 Billion Dollar Legal Battle in EcuadorRollingStone.comMore than a decade ago, the same court ruled to move the case out of New York, where the plaintiffs thought it belonged, and down to Ecuador, where Chevron had cozy relations with key officials in government. The subsequent seesaw between sovereign ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:31 am
Ecuador creates digital currencyUse of the digital currency would be voluntary and it would not be used to pay public employees or state contractors, according to the new law. Nor could it be used to buy financial instruments the Finance Ministry emits. QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador is ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 5:18 pm
Ecuador to roll out official virtualEcuador is planning to create what it calls the world’s first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country’s existing currency, the US dollar. The electronic money, which ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:10 pm
Ecuador will circulate its own digitalThe US dollar is the currency of choice in Ecuador, something that could eventually be second-best to a digital currency issued by the nation's Central Bank. Ecuador's government says this is a first for cryptocurrencies, and that it will have many ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 1:55 pm
US books Honduras friendly ahead of EcuadorChicago (AFP) - Jurgen Klinsmann will get his first post-World Cup look at the United States in back-to-back matches when the Americans face two games in five days against Latin American rivals. USA Soccer announced Friday that the Americans will play host ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 7:47 am
Ecuador heralds digital currency plansQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar.
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 7:03 am
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