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U.S. Departement of State - Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
This site is managed by the Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs and is a portal for information from the U.S. State Department.
Government and Political Conditions in Ecuador
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Government of Ecuador
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
The IPU is the world organization of parliaments of sovereign States. It was established in 1889. The Union is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue and works for peace and co-operation among peoples and for the firm establishment of representative democracy.
National Congress
Center for International Policy
The Center for International Policy was founded in 1975 to promote a U.S. foreign policy that reflects democratic values. Through research, education, and direct public advocacy, CIP works to define and put into practice a more sympathetic, farsighted, and non-militaristic approach to the developing world.
Georgetown University Political Database of the Americas
The Georgetown University Centre for Latin American Studies' Political Database of the Americas was founded to fill a void in the electronic informational resources available to students, academics, policy analysts and government officials on Latin American politics.
Overview of Latin American Electoral SystemsElection ResultsExecutive Branch of GovernmentDescription of Political PartiesCurrent Cabinet
US Department of State
Country Commercial Guides (CCG's) are prepared annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies. These reports present a comprehensive look at countries' commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis. The CCG's were established by recommendation of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), a multi-agency task force, to consolidate various reporting documents prepared for the U.S. business community.
1999 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Roberto Ortiz de Zarate's Political Collections
This site provided by a political science enthusiast provides a list of Ecuador's presidents since 1944.
Ecuador's Presidents
Governments on the WWW
This is a comprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web: parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-national organisations and political parties are all included. This database has been online since June 1995 and as of April 1999 contains more than 12000 entries from 219 countries and territories. This list will link the viewer directly to the websites of many of Ecuador's government agencies - most of which offer information in a Spanish only format.
Index of Government Websites: Ecuador