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Women to the Presidency and Vice Presidency of the Assembly

It is time for women to lead the Assembly? The question is being asked  on these previous days before the Institution’s installation in the month of May. Within the ranks of Alianza PAIS (AP), is is thought and said that changes are needed to improve and renew the old image of...
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Seats of Guayas and Los Rios have already been assigned

The electoral boards of Guayas and Los Rios provinces, after a session to announce the results of the elections held on last February 17, have assigned the assembly seats in those provinces and refused all challenges over alleged manipulation in the counting of votes. According...
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Paul Salazar denies official date for Sectional Elections

Although yesterday the National Electoral Council (CNE) published on its website that it “strategically plans its communication management for the upcoming elections of February 16, 2014“, his vice president, Paul Salazar said on press statements, that there is no...
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Harsh weather in Argentina claimes 56 lives

Daniel Scioli, Governor of the province of Buenos Aires, announced that the severe rainstorm  which affected Argentina during the past hours, so far has claimed the life of  56 people, 48 of which belong to the city of La Plata. LastTuesday the phenomenon in the city of Buenos...
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Casa Tosi in the hands of the Superintendence

The Superintendent of Banks and Insurances, Pedro Solines, announced yesterday that the administration of the shares and assets of Casa Comercial Tosi, from April 1, passed to being state property. “We took the administration of the shares and assets of Casa Tosi, over...
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Media feels uncertain about sharing profits

The doubt arose within the 1,010 telephone operators that Ecuador has, by an article of law that could lead to different interpretations regarding profit sharing. In the current Constitution it states, “The State will participate in the benefits of the use of these...
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Archbishop Arregui rejects the distribution of morning after pill

Archbishop Arregui rejects the distribution of the morning-after pill During an interview with local media, Archbishop of Guayaquil, Antonio Arregui, reiterated his rejection of the government’s willingness to promote free access to emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) and...
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Doubts about BIESS investments cause resignations

Due to a supposed ‘media persecution’, after it was discovered some alleged anomalies in the Banco del Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social (BIESS), two top officials resigned from their posts yesterday. Gustavo Abdo Lopez, who held the position of Trust manager and Javier...
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Assange could not leave embassy, even he’s if elected senator in Australia

Within the complex situation the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who is residing since June 2012 in the Embassy of Ecuador in London. The former chairman of the Australian Republican Movement, Greg Barns, will direct the political campaign of the Wikileaks founder, for a...
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Universities will be evaluated on five areas

Unlike 2009, when universities were assessed on four areas, this year the universities, both public and private of Ecuador, they will be evaluated over one more area than the previous year. The process is conducted by the National Council for evaluation, accreditation and...
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