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Growth of tributary pressure and two new taxes are contemplated for 2015

The 2015 budgetary assignments contemplates a growth in the tributary burden and the creation of two new regulatory fees. With regards to the tax burden, the Internal Revenue Service (SRI for its Spanish acronym) indicates that a growth of 13.8% to 13.9 will be presented; plus...
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Movistar would have the 4G LTE spectrum concession in December

Telecommunications Minister Augusto Espín said on Wednesday, November 12 that a concession contract for deployment of the 4G-LTE spectrum (long term evolution) could be signed with Movistar later this year. Espín commented they “have started primary negotiations” with...
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Ministry of Education asks for disciplinary records of students of the Mejia school

Francisca Herdoíza, Secretary of Education of the Metropolitan District of Quito, defined as “a misunderstanding” the resignation of the Principal of the Mejía school, Jaime Torres. Herdoíza said they “trust in the work of those in charge of the educational...
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Ecuador rejects the CAN resolution

Ecuador expressed on October 12 its disagreement with the opinion of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN for its Spanish acronym), in which that organism called to extend the andean countries the “preferential and better treatment” given to the imports from the...
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IARCHR will provide technical assistance to Mexico by the disappearance of the 43 students

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) agreed yesterday with the Mexican Government and representatives of the parents of the 43 missing students in Iguala the terms of the technical assistance it will provide in the case. The document, signed in Mexico City,...
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Ecuavisa denies condition the public opinion at the protest against the tv string (video)

The TV channel Ecuavisa reitered on Wednesday November 12 its rejection to the government TV spot “This is real freedom,” whose transmission has been provided by the Secretariat of Communication in this and other channels. On Monday, November 10, that media protested...
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Climate agreement between US and China is criticized by the Republican Party

The President of the House of Representatives of the United States, the Republican John Boehner, yesterday harshly criticized the climate agreement reached with China. “This announcement is another sign that the president intends to double his shredding employment policies...
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Commission approves report for debate on the Budgetary assignments for 2015

The Committee on Economic Conditions of the Assembly yesterday adopted the report on the Budgetary assignments for 2015, the same that shall be known by the plenary before the final vote on the document. The National Assembly does not propose changes to the document submitted by...
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Tests for aspiring judges of the CNJ begin next Monday

The tests for the 120 candidate judges of the National Court of Justice (CNJ), according to the schedule prepared by the Council of the Judiciary (CJ), will begin on November 17. Candidates will answer to 70 questions selected from a bank of 2,270 questions, which are available...
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Commission on amendments to the Constitution meets today

Today will be the first official meeting of the Committee appointed to process the 16 amendments to the Constitution. It is expected that the definition of the general outline of work for the next 14 months and a work and administrative details schedule are set. Veronica Arias,...
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