Redacción Ecuador

Redacción Ecuador

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Quito, Ecuador

01.12.2016

“Palestinians and Jews are the victims of military-political machinations”: Baher Kamal

“Palestinians and Jews are the victims of military-political machinations”: Baher Kamal

By Patricio Guevara. Baher Kamal is a journalist with over 40 years’ experience who developed his profession with IPS (Inter Press Service); of Egyptian origin and residing in Madrid (Spain), Baher helps us gain an understanding of the Palestine-Israel conflict to deepen what was previously written in an… »

20.10.2016

Mayors seek “a seat at the global table”

Mayors seek “a seat at the global table”

By Santiago Bolaños. In the context of the Habitat III conference that finished today in Quito, Ecuador, mayors from different parts of the world presented the initiative “A seat at the Global Table”.  In the event the mayors sought to take on a protagonist space in the New Urban Agenda. »

16.06.2016

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing new.  They have been murdering us for centuries.  Every day… »

28.03.2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

On Saturday 19th of March the 5th annual Slutwalk (la Marcha de las Putas) took place in Quito, Ecuador. Hundreds of men, women, boys and girls, young and old marched through the streets of Quito calling for respect for diversity and denouncing violence and discrimination against women. A… »

03.11.2015

Ecuador to pay $1 billion dollars in compensation to US oil company

Ecuador to pay $1 billion dollars in compensation to US oil company

Ecuador was today notified by the Annulment Committee of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the final decision regarding the request for annulment of an award decided in October 2012 in a case brought by a US oil company based on the Investment Protection Treaty. The… »

30.10.2015

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

“Preparing the path for the new times, a humanist regard for learning” is a book written by Andrea Novotny, Kity Goyena and Sabrina Di Tomaso which was presented in the Simon Bolivar Andina University on the 28th of October as part of the month of peace and nonviolence in Quito,… »

01.09.2015

Greek crisis: countries compete to remove any kind of obstacle to capital accumulation

Greek crisis: countries compete to remove any kind of obstacle to capital accumulation

Antonis Broumas, from Greece, is an investigative lawyer and activist who works mainly on building bridges between law, technology and society.  He participates in social organisations in Greece which promote autonomy and the commons. Broumas was in Quito between the 24th and 28th of August, invited by the Rosa Luxemburg… »

07.05.2015

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Giorgio Schultze, Humanist, activist for decades in the struggle for human rights, above all those of migrant communities, lives in Sicily and is a correspondent for Pressenza. Last Friday we interviewed him for the programme En La Oreja International on Radio Pichincha Universal, Quito, Ecuador to talk about the situation… »

13.04.2015

Iran’s nuclear deal and conflict in Yemen: the view of an Iranian political scientist

Iran’s nuclear deal and conflict in Yemen: the view of an Iranian political scientist

Regarding the agreement reached between the five nuclear powers plus Germany with the Iranian government so that sanctions may be lifted from the latter with a commitment to not continue enriching uranium or to advance in the construction of nuclear weapons, we have been in contact with the Iranian Political… »

25.02.2015

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Words and photos by LolaMora Productions Between the 20th of January and the 8th of February, Gislaine’s income dropped by 50 dollars a day – usually she takes between 70 and 90 dollars – from her business recharging mobile phones. The blame for this loss fell on the government which… »

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