Events in the year 2020 in Ecuador.


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Incumbents Edit

Events Edit

  • February 3 – President Lenin Moreno apologizes after saying women only file harassment claims when "they come from an ugly person" on January 31.[1]
  • February 20 - The national electoral tribunal ruled that Evo Morales was ineligible to run for Senate.[2]
  • February 29 – COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador: The Health Ministry reports the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country, a woman who entered the country from Spain.[3]
  • April 1 – COVID-19 pandemic: Guayaquil, Guayas Province, reports 60 deaths and 1,937 confirmed cases of COVID-19, one of the highest figures in the world.[4]
  • April 7 – Former president Rafael Correa (2007-2017) and vice president Jorge Glas were sentenced to eight years in prison for bribery during the period 2012-2016. The accusations are related to the Odebrecht company.[5]
  • August 7 – The Navy warns about possible incursions by the Chinese fishing fleet just outside the exclusive economic zone around the Galápagos Islands.[6]
  • August 17 – Galapagos National Park authorities say 30 new species of invertebrates in deep water surrounding the Galapagos Islands have been discovered.[7]
  • August 21 – COVID-19 pandemic: There are confirmed positive cases in all 24 provinces, with Quito being the hardest-hit area. According to "Compassion Ecuador," the indigenous population is particularly vulnerable.[8]
  • August 25 – COVID-19 pandemic: 100,000 confirmed cases and 6,000 deaths across the country.

Sports Edit

Deaths Edit

Oswaldo Larriva

References Edit

  1. ^ Ecuador's president apologizes for saying women only "target" ugly men for harassment claims By Flora Charner and Abel Alvarado, CNN World, 3 Feb 2020
  2. ^ Ramos, Daniel; Jourdan, Adam (February 20, 2020). Maler, Sanda (ed.). "Bolivia electoral body blocks Morales senate run". Reuters. Salvador Romero, the head of the country's electoral tribunal, told reporters that Morales did not meet the requirements to be a Senate candidate for his Movement for Socialism (MAS) party, which is currently leading in the polls.
  3. ^ @elcomerciocom (29 February 2020). "#URGENTE | Ministra de Salud confirma primer caso de #coronavirus en Ecuador. La paciente llegó desde España el pasado 14 de febrero Vía: @jandresgonz73" (Tweet). Retrieved August 25, 2020 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ Coronavirus in Ecuador: the Guayaquil drama, which has more deaths from COVID-19 than entire countries and fights against the clock to give them a decent burial (in Spanish) BBC Mundo, 1 Apr 2020
  5. ^ Former President Correa is sentenced to 8 years in prison for the bribery case 2012-2016 (in Spanish) BBC Noticas Mundo, 7 Apr 2020
  6. ^ "Ecuador vigila una gran flota pesquera de China fuera de la zona exclusiva de Galápagos". infobae (in European Spanish). Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  7. ^ "Scientists discover dozens of new species in Galapagos depths". Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  8. ^ "Ecuador COVID-19 Update - Compassion International". Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  9. ^ "Oswaldo Larriva, exgobernador de Azuay, fallece a los 74 años". (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Periodista Ángel Sánchez fallece por coronavirus | Metro Ecuador". 31 March 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-03-31. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  11. ^ Fallece Jorge Chica, campeón de Ecuador con Barcelona en 1980, 2 Apr 2020 (in Spanish)
  12. ^ Periodismo de luto: fallece el abogado Manuel Adolfo Varas (La Hora, 30 March 2020, in Spanish)
  13. ^ "Adiós a Rodrigo Pesántez Rodas, ilustre escritor y poeta". El Universo (in Spanish). 3 April 2020. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  14. ^ Falleció Omar Quintana, expresidente de Emelec (in Spanish)
  15. ^ "Empresario quiteño Carlos González Artigas, dueño de La Fabril, falleció en Guayaquil". Vistazo (in Spanish). 4 April 2020. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  16. ^ "Coronavirus en Ecuador: Famosos lamentan la partida del payaso Copito". Expreso. April 5, 2020. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  17. ^ Falleció Carlos González, presidente ejecutivo de La Fabril, falleció en Guayaquil, con sospecha de covid-19 (in Spanish)
  19. ^ Fallece el segundo sacerdote por coronavirus en Guayaquil, retrieved 27 Feb 2021 (in Spanish)
  20. ^ Augusto Itúrburu, un hombre de palabras justas, retrieved 27 Feb 2021 (in Spanish)