Ecuadorian wins National Geographic Award

Monica Gonzalez, Ecuadorian biologist, won the Buffett Award for Leadership in Conservation in Latin America 2015 National Geographic Society Award for her work with local populations of Esmeraldas and Manabi, to stop the habitat and native species loss.   On Tuesday, she...
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VI Macro Business conference achieves $ 240 million in agreements for local exporters

In an interview with El Telégrafo Daily, Brian Im, Manager of the Bukook CO., LTD company, from South Korea, said that they hope to introduce the Ecuadorian coffee to the Chinese market for its good quality. Im was present in 23 business meetings with small, medium and large...
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Fall in public and private investment affects the construction sector

According to the Central Bank, there has been a slowdown in the economy compared to 2014 due to low oil prices and the dollar appreciation. This would mean a drop in public investment, which directly impacts the construction sector, which according to the Central Bank will grow...
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900 entities will provide electronic money

E-money accounts raised a total of $580,000 according to the Central Bank of of Ecuador. The idea of the system is that users can make payments through the cell phone without carrying cash, prior to the exchange of physical dollars. By resolution 064-2015-M, the Monetary and...
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Protests in favor and against the regime

In the tribune of the Shyris (north of Quito), Alianza PAIS supporters arrived at 17:00, waving flags of Ecuador and their party organization. One hour later, another group with placards and shouts rejected the regime. Some 250 policemen went to the Shyris Avenue and Holland...
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New project seeks to tax capital gain of properties

President Rafael Correa sent yesterday to the Assembly a new project for the Law of Territorial Planning, Land Use and Management, which taxes with a 75% rate “windfall profits” related to capital gains of goods and land, as long as these exceed $ 8,496. According to...
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Buque Guayas is exhibited in New York until Thursday

The Escuela Guayas vessel arrived in New York, USA, on Monday after 28 days of navigation and sailing from Havana, Cuba, its last visited dock. Only until Thursday, the BAE Guayas will receive visitors at the Intrepid museum, dock 86, and will take the opportunity to promote the...
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Fernando del Rincón calls on society to defend the freedom of expression

“Free expression does not belong to television, to Bonil, to El Universo newspaper, it does not belong to CNN,” said Fernando del Rincon, Mexican journalist and host of CNN during his speech at the congress of the Inter-American Business Federation (FIE for its...
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Business associations in Brussels with President Rafael Correa

A group of businessmen traveled to Brussels with President Rafael Correa, to attend the meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU). The three associations that accompany the president are: Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil,...
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Smuggling will be measured with a new system

At the end of 2014 the World Customs Organization (WCO), chose the SENAE to start the pilot of a new system that will clarify the figures of smuggling from a comparative data crossing from customs offices of the countries with which the SENAE of Ecuador maintains bilateral trade....
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