Election results revealed political friction between AP and Avanza

The political friction between the leaders of Alianza Pais (AP) and the Avanza party, which supports the government of Rafael Correa, was in evidence after the results of  local elections on February 23rd. The dispute began after Alianza Pais did not reach an agreement with...
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IESS removed the voluntary affiliation

The Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security, approved a rule that eliminates the voluntary affiliation within the country. The resolution 464, in effect since last Monday, establishes that the voluntary affiliation will be an option only for Ecuadorians living abroad. Ones that...
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Crab ban begins tomorrow

The crab restaurants are currently the most visited places before the start of the seasonal ban of walk (reproduction) of red crab, which rules at national level from tomorrow throughout March. The owner of Cangrejal Marino, Janet Layana, located in Portete and Garcia Moreno...
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Re-election of Rafael Correa is proposed

 After the ‘upside down’ of the Alianza Pais  movement (AP) in the electoral results of February 23rd, Correa urged the Mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, to participate in the presidential elections in 2017, to show he has not lost his popularity. The Article 144 of...
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Panama Canal Expansion will end on December 2015

Yesterday night was reached an agreement to resolve the crisis that paralyzed the works of Panama Canal expansion, between the State Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the construction companies that form the conglomerate Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC.) In summary, the agreement...
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More than 65,000 students entering the public education

This 2014-2015 school year, the coast cycle will have 275.800 new applicants to the public education system. Of them, 65.900 corresponds of transfers from the private network to the Prosecutor, reported yesterday the Minister of education, Augusto Espinosa, to reveal the results...
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Chilean exempted from visa to the U.S.

Jeh Johnson ,National Security Secretary, announced that Chile will be added to other 37 Nations, whose citizens can remain in the United States for 90 days without having to obtain visa. United States determined that Chile complies with several key requirements to obtain the...
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There is restriction to freedom of expression in Ecuador according to report of HR

An annual report of Human Rights, presented yesterday by the Secretary of State, John Kerry, United States denounced the restrictions of freedom of expression in Venezuela and Ecuador in 2013. The Venezuelan and Ecuadorian government “continues to take action to prevent...
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UEFA investigates finances of 76 European clubs

UEFA is investigating 76 clubs that compete in the Champions League and Europa League for possible violations of the regulation of financial fair play designed to curb the overspending. The first sanctions against clubs will be announced in April, UEFA said this Friday. The clubs...
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