The Government will reimburse Yasuni taxpayers exceeding $ 50,000

According to certain clauses established in the two trusts that received the collections, supposedly derived for the non-exploitation ofYasuni-ITT, the quantities “below the deminimis threshold” of donations, won’t receive the Yasuní Guarantee Certificate (CGY...
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Migrants located in Ecuadorian borders receive help

During the last decade the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has developed around 450 social and productive development projects in the Ecuadorian borders with countries such as Colombia and Peru. Rogelio Bernal, head of the Mission of the IOM in Ecuador, said that...
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Catolica does not yield and threatens war on Emelec

Through the eighth day in the second stage of the National Soccer League, Catholic University defeated Emelec and thus snatched the lead of the Millionaire team, which remains the biggest threat to prevent the blue team to end up as champions without playing. In another match,...
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Daule is the rice capital of Ecuador

The Ministry of Agriculture recognized that Canton Daule is the rice capital of Ecuador, confirming the view of the Canton’s municipality, which since August 8, said that “Daule City has been officially recognized as the Rice Capital of Ecuador,” through an ordinance....
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Virgen del Cisne reaches Catamayo

This Sunday, thousands of parishioners continued with the pilgrimage of the Virgen del Cisne, started from San Pedro de la Bendita to the Church of Maria Auxiliadora in Catamayo. After the celebration of the mass, Catholics began the journey, accompanied by the police, while Red...
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Women gain more ground in 2014 elections

The female groups have decided to improve the parity and women’s political participation for the sectional elections of February 23, 2014. The groups have held training workshops and have signed agreements with five political movements: Pachakutik, SUMA, CREO, Avanza and...
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Two Ecuadorian girls drowned in Spain

The sad event occurred yesterday in Valmayor Reservoir, northwest of Madrid. The bodies of 13 and 14-year-old adolescents were found by a group of divers of the Civil Guard, ten meters away from the shore and eight deep. Official sources revealed that the girls, who were cousins...
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Correa puts conditions on Yasuni referendum

“Now the biggest “ecologists” are the mercantilist newspapers (…) if we go on a referendum we will also propose only digital newspapers in order to save paper and avoid such indiscriminate felling of trees,” said President Rafael Correa through his Twitter...
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EQ2 employees on strike will mediate in Guayaquil

Members and employees of EQ2 sugar mill were summoned by the Management Unit and Implementation of Public Law (Ugedep), in order to establish the legal aspects regarding the payment of profits for the period between 2000 and 2011. “That meeting should leave an answer on...
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David Miranda retained due to Snowden case

David Miranda, the current partner of reporter Glenn Greenwald of the British newspaper The Guardian, the same that received the information leaked by the former CIA analyst, Edward Snowden, was detained for nine hours at London Heathrow Airport while returning from a trip to...
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