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Round of negotiations will begin between Ecuador and EU on June 9th

Ecuador and the European Union seeks to reach a trade agreement _ in the third round of negotiations the next June 9, 2014. This was confirmed yesterday by Felipe Rivadeneira, President of the Ecuadorian Federation of Exporters (Fedexpor). March 28, 2014 finished the second round...
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There are rules and schedules for the use of the Guayaquil-Santay footbridge and access to the island

The Environment Ministry yesterday modified the entrance and departure schedules of the pedestrian bridge that links Guayaquil with Santay Island, which opened on Tuesday April 2. ” The opening hours of the bridge will be 6:00 to 21:00, while access to the island Santay...
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U.S. confirms their support for Ukraine by the conflicts it faces

U.S. President Barack Obama met yesterday with the President-elect of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, to whom he conveyed his full support as well as strongly condemned the Russian “aggression” to his country and the annexation of Crimea. Poroshenko, elected last May 25,...
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Supercom will verify circulation of print media since August

Since August the Superintendency of Communication (Supercom for its Spanish acronym) will start checking the publication´s number of copies in circulation of public and private print media of Ecuador. The Article 90 of the current Communications Law explains that the press...
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Ecuadorian gold used as collateral for loan

Last Wednesday during a discussion with international media at the Carondelet Palace, president Rafael Correa reported that over half of the reserves of Ecuadorian gold were used as collateral for a loan with the bank Goldman Sachs. Gold reserves “serve as collateral for a...
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Patiño: OAS Headquarters must be settled in a signatory country of the San Jose Pact

During the 44th meeting of the Organization of American States on economic development with social inclusion, Ecuador recommended that the organism leaves its permanent headquarters in Washington. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño said during his participation in the...
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The Central Bank of Ecuador assesses service fee for electronic money

The Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym) is negotiating in these days the rates that will be applied to the users. Diego Martínez, President of the BCE, said that although he can not yet disclose the amounts of the fees, these will be much lower than those...
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Leopoldo Lopez will be tried by Venezuelan justice

The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, will be tried, after this Thursday, by the local justice which ruled so, therefore, he could be sentenced to 10 years in prison according to Venezuelan laws. The decision was known after a long and extense day of deliberations that...
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G77 + China Summit will not be attended by Correa

President Rafael Correa will not participate in the deliberations of the G77 + China summit scheduled for June 15 in Santa Cruz (Bolivia). “The problem is that on June 15 (Sunday) is the Father’s Day in Ecuador. So it will be very complicated, as i’m a father,...
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Amazonia Vive will march today in Quito

This Thursday the environmental group Amazonia Vive, which supports the government’s proposal to exploit the oil inside the ITT block of the Yasuni National Park, will march today from the El Arbolito park to the Carondelet Palace, to grant President Rafael Correa with all...
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