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Number of IESS affiliates would increase by 48.7%

The number of workers covered by the social insurance could increase by 48.7% if the Labor Justice and Recognition of the Unpaid Work at Home bill is approved today during the second and final debate of the National Assembly. Currently, 2’711.742 people are affiliated to...
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Ecuador informed the WTO about tariff measures

The Ministry of Foreign Trade announced that the General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO) was informed on April 2 about resolution 011-2015 of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex). This resolution determines the setting of safeguard measures to 2900 imported tariff...
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Gabriela Rivadeneira´s reelection is supported by AP

It´s just one month before the internal elections of the National Assembly, which are held every two years and where dignities such as the President, two Vice Presidents, four members of the Council on Legislative Administration (CAL), plus the presidents and vice presidents of...
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Galapagos will eliminate the use of plastic bags

One of the new initiatives to protect the environment, proposes the elimination of plastic bags in the Galapagos Islands. The entry to the archipelago of plastic bags with handles, in addition to cups and containers made of plastic, foam or other waste materials will be denied...
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Alleged threat of attack causes disruption of presidential lunch

The lunch scheduled for today, in the main square of Tabacundo, was interrupted by an attack threat, so guests, following the instructions dictated from a loudspeaker, had to evacuate. Instantly, a military command cornered the area. Two persons suspected of having attempted to...
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