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  • President Guillermo Lasso announced on the night of this Monday, August 8, that the State institutions will not “make any decision to release any citizen who violates the legal system and contributes to judicial anarchy…”, referring to habeas corpus awarded to Jorge Glas and Daniel...

  • The Dominican Republic airline plans to fly to 20 destinations in 12 countries in its first three months of operations. The Arajet airline announced international flights from Santo Domingo , in the Dominican Republic, to Quito and Guayaquil , in Ecuador. The operation will start on September 15, 20...

  • A healthy population of land iguanas, including males, females and even hatchlings, roam Santiago Island, which was their home more than two centuries ago. Three different species of land iguanas live on the Galapagos Islands, but only one is closely related to Darwin’s finches.  This is the s...

  • Ecuador is the third country with the highest volume of drug seizures , only behind Colombia and the United States, according to the World Drug Report 2022, presented this Monday, August 8, in Quito by the United Nations Office on Drugs ( UNODC ). This was stated by Antonio Di Leo , representative o...

  • The Ministry of Health reported that the last patient, aged 29, was detected in Machala, capital of the province of El Oro. Worldwide, the disease exceeds 23,000 infections. The United States declared a health emergency. Ecuador added a new confirmed case of monkeypox, which raised the number of inf...

  • The Comptroller’s Office carried out special examinations of the patrimonial declarations of 25 generals of the National Police and detected indications of criminal responsibility in three cases. Note updated with the reaction of the Minister of the Interior, Patricio Carrillo, at 11:50 a.m. o...

  • The State Attorney General’s Office announced the decision of the Court of Appeals of the Third District of Florida , in the United States, before the appeal presented by the Ecuadorian State in the case of the brothers William and Roberto Isaías Dassum. In a Twitter message, the institution r...