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  • [2012-10-23] Ecuador, 'impuesto verde' a las gasolinas 

    Unknown author
    This article discusses the 'green tax' that was applied to gasoline in spring 2012. The tax will finance improvements in the quality of gasoline produced in the country.

    NotiSur writers
    In the days immediately after his party's overwhelming win in an election to name members of an assembly to rewrite the national Constitution (see NotiSur, 2007-10-12), Ecuador's President Rafael Correa announced plans to ...
  • [2010-12-02] Ecuador: Initiativa Yasuní Double-Speak 

    On Aug. 3, the Ecuadoran government and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed a trust agreement to administer the financial resources with which the international community will support the Initiativa Yasuní. In this ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Is China Changing Latin America's Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    China recently announced several loans worth billions of dollars to Ecuador and Venezuela—to be paid back largely in the form of oil—for public works, energy and infrastructure projects. These investments and others have ...
  • [2012-11-09] Indigenous justice in Ecuador 

    Saavedra, Luis Ángel
    This articles discusses the challenges and tensions encountered between indigenous and national systems of justice in Ecuador. The article highlights some of the major issues surrounding indigenous systems, namely, how ...
  • [2012-02-28] Is Ecuador's Refinery of the Pacific on Track? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In 2008, PDVSA and PetroEcuador agreed to build the ""Eloy Alfaro Delgado"" Refinery of the Pacific, which reportedly will be the only high-conversion plant on Latin America's Pacific coast. The facility will require an ...
  • [2012-05-15] Will social unrest affect investment in Ecuador's oil sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    More than 1,500 indigenous protesters last month brought Ecuador's capital city to a "standstill" over government plans to exploit natural resources in the Amazon region. The group alleges that President Rafael Correa ...