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Educational institutions may not charge fees by holidays months

The private and public educational institutions may not charge fees of the vacation months (July-August) . This according to an instructive from the Ministry of Education, prepared for the parents on charging of school supplies, uniforms and school tuition. Moreover, these...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Commission of Worker´s Rights meets with entrepreneurs in Guayaquil

The Commission of Worker´s Rights of the National Assembly met yesterday with entrepreneurs and self-employed in Guayaquil, in the First National Meeting of Business and Human Resource Managers. Opinions and proposals were submitted for the draft Labour Code, that would be...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Assembly shall vote for final draft Water Law

Today from 9:30 the Organic Law of Water Resources, Uses and Applications of Water will be considered in the National Assembly for a final vote. The General Secretary of the Assembly summoned the Plenary to continue the second debate of the project. But although the convening...
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Military intervention in Ukraine is discarded by Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stopped his intention to militarily intervene this Tuesday in Ukraine when proposing to the Council of the Federation to annul the provision that allowed him to send troops to Ukraine. Prior to starting an official visit to Vienna, Putin sent...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Alianza PAIS discusses reforms to the Constitution

Alianza PAIS continues discussing new reforms to the National Constitution. There are eight topics, in which the block did not get a total consensus, according to Gabriela Rivadeneira, President of the Legislature. It is expected that from Wednesday the internal debate is...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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$ 346 million more in mortgage loans in 2014

The Bank of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (BIESS for its Spanish acronym) recorded a balance of mortgage loans for housing that grew by $ 346 million from December 31, 2013 until May 31, 2014. In this period the number increased from $ 3,439.5 million to $ 3,785.5,...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Five years after his death, Michael Jackson’s fortune grows

This Wednesday will turn 5 years of the death of the King of Pop, for which his fans will gather to lay flowers on his grave. Death on June 25, 2009, Jackson was going through hard financial trouble, on the verge of bankruptcy, which was immersed in the preparation of a tour that...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Indigenous march heads to Cuenca

The March for Water and Life, led by indigenous organizations, which started this Sunday continues its walks. Attendees crossed Loja, Saraguro and Nabón. They say that the vote by the plenary of National Assembly for the draft Water law does not alter the programmed route to the...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Canada along with Ecuador in campaign “Chevron’s dirty hands”

On Monday during a visit to the North American country, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño was supported by several Canadian organizations over the pollution from Chevron-Texaco in the Ecuadorian Amazon, and also took the opportunity to point out that the environmental damage was...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Galo Chiriboga announces objection for Mery Zamora’s case

The prosecutor Galo Chiriboga announced that once concluded the study of the resolution text in the Mery Zamora case, who is absolved of the crime of sabotage and terrorism, the Attorney General will pose an extraordinary action protection before the Constitutional Court (CC) to...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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