Protests with black and tricolor flags in Quito

On Sunday June 14, at four in the afternoon the manifestation of those who reject the laws promoted by the government started. A “caravan of mourning” headed to the Tababela airport to receive President Rafael Correa, who was returning from Europe. The week began with...
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Cotopaxi volcano awakens after 125 years

On Sunday morning the Cotopaxi volcano, threw two steam emissions that were observed in the south east of Quito. The Geophysical Institute of the Polytechnical School ratified the events in a statement issued shortly before 17:00 of Sunday. The first steam emission reached a...
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Radios must be linked to a nationwide address at 11:00 Monday by order of Secom

The National Communications Secretariat decided that the country radio stations broadcast an address scheduled for Monday, June 15 at 11:00. Michelle Villaroel, undersecretary of Promotion of Communication, says that article 18 number 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of...
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Low international prices affect exporters

Although more products are sold, these are billed for less. Low international prices of raw materials affect Ecuadorian exports. In the case of shrimp, it is exported in an increased volume (until April this year), but revenues are lower compared to the first four months of 2014....
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State Attorney General´s office maintains 7 inquiry cases of the executive and legislative branches

Since 2013, the State Attorney General´s office maintains in previous research a possible case of illicit enrichment of Pedro Delgado Campaña, in his capacity as a presidential adviser and chairman of the Central Bank of Ecuador. Likewise since 2007, five reports with evidence of...
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Publishers Association believe that sanctions seek to destabilize the media

The Ecuadorian Association of Newspaper Editors (AEDEP for its Spanish acronym) considers that fines to the media do not have a preventive purpose, besides that in case of recidivism amounts to be paid are higher and endanger the stability of the press.   Diego Cornejo...
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Tuenti competes for the prepayment phone market

Since May 30 the Tuenti operator of the Telefonica multinational brand, sells SIM cards valued at $ 5 in supermarkets, appliance retailers, grocery stores and service stations nationwide. The virtual mobile operator offers various prepayment services, including voice minutes,...
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Land owners of Daular talk about the tax to extra capital gains

The villagers of El Daular in Guayas, are worried and expentant by the bill that seeks to collect taxes to capital gains that was raised by the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa. This law would charge a 75% value to extraordinary gains which exceed $ 8,496 (24 basic salaries)....
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