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CONVOCATORIA PARA DEFENSOR/A DEL CLIENTE

September 18th, 2012

LA EMBAJADA APRUEBA LAS FELICITACIONES POR PARTE DEL GRUPO DE ACCIÓN FINANCIERA INTERNACIONAL POR LOS ADELANTOS DEL ECUADOR CONTRA EL LAVADO DE DINERO

September 17th, 2012

La Embajada del Ecuador en los Estados Unidos aprueba la evaluación positiva hecha por los principales reguladores financieros internacionales y regionales sobre los avances de Ecuador en la lucha contra el lavado de dinero y financiamiento del terrorismo.

Durante una visita a Quito durante esta semana para reunirse con la Comisión de la Asamblea Nacional de Justicia del Ecuador, la Presidenta del Grupo de Acción Financiera Internacional de Sudamérica (GAFISUD) Tamara Agnic Martínez señaló que el Ecuador “ha avanzado considerablemente en la reforma legislativa para prevenir y combatir el lavado de dinero y el financiamiento del terrorismo “.

Martínez señaló que tanto GAFISUD como el Grupo de Acción Financiera Internacional (GAFI) han reconocido los esfuerzos y avances realizados por el Ecuador en este campo, al mismo tiempo que dice que aun es preciso trabajar y proseguir estos ámbitos.

“Ecuador ha demostrado su voluntad de avanzar constantemente hacia adelante sobre estos temas y ponerse al día con las normas internacionales, lo cual no beneficiará sólo al país, sino la región”, agregó Martínez.

EMBASSY APPLAUDS INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ACTION TASK FORCE’S PRAISE FOR ECUADOR’S ADVANCES AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING

September 17th, 2012

The Embassy of Ecuador in the United States applauds the positive assessment made by leading international and regional financial regulators regarding Ecuador’s progress in tackling money laundering and terrorist financing.

During a visit to Quito this week to meet with Ecuador’s Justice Commission of the National Assembly, the President of the International Financial Action Task Force of South America (GAFISUD) Tamara Agnic Martinez noted that Ecuador “has advanced dramatically in legislative reform to prevent and fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.”

Martinez noted that both GAFISUD and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have recognized the efforts and advances made by Ecuador in these issues, while noting that continued work is still needed on these fronts.

“Ecuador has demonstrated a willingness to constantly move forward on these issues and to catch up with international standards, which will benefit not only the country but the region,” added Martinez.

LETTER OF CONDOLENCE TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE FOR THE TRAGIC EVENTS OCURRED AT LIBYA

September 13th, 2012

 

EMBASSY OF ECUADOR

Washington D.C.

 

No. 4- 2-  110   /12

 

The Embassy of Ecuador to the United States of America presents its profound regret and heartfelt sorrow to the U.S. Department of State for the tragic developments last night at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that took the life of four American diplomats.

 

The Embassy of Ecuador to the United States of America condemns the use of force and violence as a way of protest, and the attack to the U.S. Diplomatic offices.

 

The Embassy of Ecuador to the United States of America avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the U.S. Department of State, the assurances of its highest consideration.

OCT 6 & 7: LA CASA DEL RITMO, A FILM ABOUT LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES

September 12th, 2012

AFI LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
Sat, Oct 6, 9:30; Sun, Oct 7, 9:30

AFI SILVER THEATRE AND CULTURAL CENTER
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Venezuela’s innovative, chart-topping acid jazz/disco-funk combo have entertained audiences the world over during their 20+ years of music-making, collecting a bevy of Latin Grammys along the way. The story of how these five friends from Caracas came together and caught their big break is equally entertaining. Javier Andrade’s engaging documentary, combining candid bandmember interviews with performance footage from a sold-out March 2011 performance at New York’s Highline Ballroom, will delight the band’s longtime fans and is sure to make new ones. Official Selection, 2012 Miami Film Festival.

Buy Tickets here: http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2012/v9i4/lacasadelritmo.aspx

DIR Javier Andrade; PROD Catalina Kulczar-Marin. Ecuador/US, 2012, color, 98 min. In English and Spanish with English subtitles.