Former president of Banco Cofiec dies in a traffic accident

Late Monday of March 9 in a traffic accident in Simón Bolivar Avenue in Quito, died the former executive president of the bank Cofiec, Maria Fernanda Luzuriaga, 40 years old. Luzuriaga was accused of denouncing irregularities within the bank to provide a loan of $ 800,000 to...
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President Correa questioned Obama’s decision against Venezuela

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa questioned the decision of the US government to declare an extraordinary threat to Venezuela and impose economic sanctions. On his Twitter account, Correa said the decision of Barack Obama “declaring Venezuela unusual and extraordinary...
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SuperCom believes that the opinions of the SIP would be an interference

The Superintendency of Information and Communication (SuperCom) noted that the opinions of the Inter American Press about the alleged harassment that would exist in Ecuador toward reporters would be an interference. “This Superintendence does not pursue, democratizes,...
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The euro reached its lowest level in 12 years against the dollar

The euro hit this Tuesday March 10 its lowest level in twelve years with the dollar, weighed down by the eurozone monetary stimulus, the growing speculation about an advance of the rise of interest rates in the US and the situation in Greece . In London exchanges, the European...
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Tokyo commemorates 70th anniversary of deadly bombing executed by US

Japan held this Tuesday the 70th anniversary of the bombing of the city by the United States during World War II. This attack caused 105.400 dead and was held in the morning from 9 to March 10, 1945, where some 300 American B-52s unloaded 1,700 tons of incendiary bombs on the...
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Debate on amendments took place with shouts of supporters of AP and CREO

The third debate organized by the Casual Commission for amendment held generating confrontation between supporters of Alianza PAIS (AP for its Spanish acronym) and the followers of the group Compromiso Ecuador, led by former presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso (CREO). The...
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Swiss solar plane will fly around the world

A Swiss solar-powered plane took off this Tuesday March 10 in Muscat, Oman, and headed to India in the second tranche of its historic trip around the world. The Solar Impulse 2 took off just before dawn on Tuesday for a flight of 1,465 kilometers (910 miles) from Muscat to...
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For 15 months the imported clothing will have a surtax of 45%

The imported garments will have a 45% tariff surcharge imposed by the government since this March 11. Also to the swimsuits and underwear will applied the 25% in this category. Even the inputs for local tailoring such as tissues, yarns and others, will have a surcharge of 5%. In...
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Pro-Russian rebels would be gathering weapons despite truce according Ukrainian army

The Ukrainian army said this Tuesday that pro-Russian rebels are gathering their heavy weapons in deposits near the city of Donetsk, controlled by separatists, despite the cease-fire. The attacks fell last week, but allegations of violations by both sides show the fragile truce...
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The payment of the new Insurance of Traffic Accidents was resumed

Since yesterday, the National Traffic Agency (ANT for its Spanish acronym) resumed the collection of the Public Payment System of Traffic Accidents (Sppat for its Spanish acronym), which replaces the SOAT (Compulsory Insurance of Traffic Accidents). This, after it was suspended...
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