Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Ecuador as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’. 

Ecuador: Agreement signed to create job opportunities for Ecuadorian youth

22 private companies and ten other organisations have signed an agreement for the establishment of an alliance that aims to create job opportunities for Ecuadorian youth …

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Ecuador: Venezuelans now required to present Criminal Record Certificate

Venezuelan migrants will now have to present their criminal records upon entering Ecuador …

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Ecuador: Permanent and temporary resident visas will now be issued electronically

Permanent and temporary resident visas will now be issued electronically ­– the online visa will be sent by email to be printed out …

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Ecuador: Companies with a minimum of 25 employees must now meet a 4% disability quota

According to Ministerial Decree dated September 7, 2018, companies with a minimum of 25 employees must now meet a 4% disability quota and should undertake appropriate tasks, based on their skills and abilities …

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Ecuador/Peru: More than half a million Venezuelans fled to Ecuador this year, UN says

Over 600,000 Venezuelans have crossed into Ecuador so far this year, causing the government to declare a state of emergency in three provinces …

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Ecuador: New immigration rules

New immigration rules agreed earlier this year are only now being implemented …

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Ecuador: Economic reforms

President Lenin Moreno is currently reviewing 139 reforms put forward to help solve the current economic crisis …

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Ecuador: Labour reforms submitted to parliament

A proposed labour reform submitted by President Rafael Correa has begun its passage through the unicameral Ecuador parliament …

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