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Port Authority refuses to charge Los Goles tax

The Port Authority of Guayaquil (APG ) is opposed to charge a levy before the dredging works of Los Goles rock start. In response, the Municipality of Guayaquil has to remove that obstacle in the process. Despite questioning the legality of the process initiated by Mayor Jaime...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Employers and syndicates expect OIT criteria

The Labour Code draft project was taken to the International Labour Organization (OIT) to obtain technical comments on the text. The Ecuadorian Business Committee (CEE) and four central syndicates of the Labor Ecuadorian Parliament (PLE) came to the OIT to establish methodologies...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Russia and China sign an agreement to export natural gas

The Russian gas consortium Gazprom and the National Petroleum Corporation of China (CNPC) signed an agreement for the exportation of natural gas to the Asian power from Russia. After nearly a decade of negotiations between the two powers, the agreement was signed this Wednesday...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Kim Kardashian´s wedding will be in Paris and the party in Florence

This would be the third wedding for socialite Kim Kardashian and the first for the Hip-Hop star Kanye West. According to the Florentine newspaper `La Nazione,´ 1600 people have been invited to what is expected to be a wedding in style. The date of the ceremony is set for May 24....
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Raúl Carrión is sentenced to three months of prison

Raúl Carrión , former Minister of Sports, was sentenced yesterday to three months in prison for the crime of attenuated embezzlement, based on the subdivision of public service contracts for the construction of the sports complexes of Carpuela, Tito Navarrete and Sucúa. Carrión...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Correa celebrates Panama’s decision to revoke asylum to Lara

“It is good for the Ecuadorian justice and the regional courts. This is a crime and a common criminal,” said Correa yesterday during a dialogue with the media in Guayaquil, regarding the annulment of territorial asylum to former Assemblyman Galo Lara. Correa expressed...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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4G technology now in Ecuador 

In July or August, the National Corporation of Telecommunications (CNT for its spanish acronym) will offer to its customers the 4G service for Huawei, Samsung and Alcatel One Touch cellphones. This technology will allow users to have faster navigation. “There are technical...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Correa verified advances in educational camps of Guayaquil

President Rafael Correa toured accompained by the Minister of Education, Augusto Espinosa, the school-camps that are built in the 7th district of Guayaquil. Correa visited the Cacuango Dolores Camp, in Los Vergeles (north of Guayaquil), where one of the 30 camps for Districts 7...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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Quino received the Prince of Asturias award

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, Argentine scriptwriter and cartoonist, better known as Quino, received on Wednesday the Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities 2014. Quino, creator of the cartoon strip Mafalda, a girl who does not like soup and is concerned for the...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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16 real estate promoters sign agreement with Biess

16 real estate developers, yesterday signed an agreement with the Bank of IESS (Biess ). The objective is to reduce the approval time of mortgages credits.  Hugo Villacrés, Chairman of the Biess, said that the idea is that developers, who best know the clients and th...
Posted On 21 May 2014
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