Government of Ecuador will deliver reforms to the labor code in Guayaquil

people at work in Ecuador
people at work in Ecuador
Ecuador news magazine - Quito, Oct 21 - Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa will deliver next November 15 a package of reforms to the current Labour Code, so that the Assembly starts its processing before a crowd of 100,000 people, said Tuesday the ruling Alianza PAIS movement (AP).

"A popular gathering will bring together at least 100 thousand workers, on Saturday, November 15 in Guayaquil, in commemoration of the 92 years of the revolt of workers in 1922, where President Rafael Correa will deliver the reform package referred to the current Labor Code so that the National Assembly can begin its respective process", the group said in a press release.

Assange to open human rights film festival in Barcelona

Julian Assange
Julian Assange
Ecuador news magazine - Barcelona, Oct 22 (Andes)- Founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange will open the Festival of Cinema and Human Rights in Barcelona on Wednesday next week.

Following the screening of Mediastan, a film about Wikileaks, Assange will speak in a video conference from the Ecuadorean embassy in London and answer questions from the public and organizers around the theme of human rights.

The film recounts Wikileaks’ adventure through the Middle East up to finding the former soldier Chelsea Manning, who revealed the human rights abuses of the U.S. army in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ecuadorian President looks forward to great cooperation and investment opportunities in Qatar

Correa in Qatar
Correa in Qatar
Ecuador news magazine - Doha, Oct 22  - This Wednesday, Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, said that there are "great oportunities" in respect to cooperation and investment with Qatar, Arab country which registers the highest per capita income in the world and has millionaire funds for investments.

Correa arrived in Doha on Tuesday, in the first state visit by an Ecuadorian president to Qatar. He was received by the Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah.

"We do not commercialize international relations, let alone with a beloved country like Qatar, but obviously trade and investment, are important," said the president of the Andean country in a meeting with journalists, in which he highlighted the "planned and systematic feature "of the foreign policy of his government.

Ecuador deepens political consultations with European Union

the meeting
the meeting
Ecuador news magazine - The Third Meeting of Political Consultations with the European Union took place on Tuesday 21 October, at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry, in which political, commercial interests, regional, migration, cooperation and human rights were discussed.

The Ecuadorian delegation lead by Ambassador Leonardo Arízaga, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, with the Undersecretary for North America and Europe, Fernando Yepez, as well as Undersecretary of Trade Negotiations and Economic Integration, Roberto Betancourt and Technical Secretary of International Cooperation, Gabriela Rosero.

Heart of palm ceviche, a gastronomic trend that delights France

Palm Ceviche was one of the delicacies at the International Food Festival in París
preparation
Ecuador news magazine - Guayaquil, Oct. 21 - People who attended the International Food Festival in Paris, were delighted by the Palm Ceviche, informed the Institute for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (PROECUADOR)

This variety of typical ecuadorian food is made especially for vegetarians and was presented along with fish and shrimp ceviche. 

"The variety of palm hearts caused sensation due to its originality", explained Valeria Escudero, director of the Commercial Office in Paris of Proecuador.

Film festival “Tales from Ecuador 2014″ will be held in London

festival poster
festival poster
Ecuador news magazine - The Embassy of Ecuador to the United Kingdom invited to participate in the Film Festival “Tales from Ecuador 2014″ where Ecuador present a selection of films that will be part of the London Film Festival between 23 and 26 October 2014, in the auditorium of the Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, W1T 5DL.

At the opening of the Festival’s documentary “THE DEATH OF JAIME ROLDOS” directed by Manolo I. Sarmiento and Lisandra Rivera, who was recently honored with the award from the Foundation for New Latin American Journalism in the category image is presented.