President Correa withdraws bills

During a nationally televised address, President Rafael Correa announced he will temporarily withdraw two bills (distribution of wealth and extraordinary gains). The reason, the president said, is to find an atmosphere of peace, joy and reflection before the visit of Pope Francis...
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Jaime Nebot: Nobody wants Correa to resign, but to rectify

In an interview with CNN, the mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, spoke about the bills of distribution of wealth in Ecuador. Nebot said that the claim is not only inheritance, capital gains, safeguards that limit trade, paralyze economy and impair jobs. It is about seizing the...
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Garbage will generate electricity in Ecuador

Ecuador will have its first cogeneration power plant that needs 1200 tons of organic and inorganic waste to generate 30 megawatts of electricity daily. The project is aimed to be built within 20 months in Quininde, province of Esmeraldas, in the Ecuadorian Coastal Region, for...
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Ecuador excels in compliance with the ILO

Carlos Marx Carrasco, Minister of Labour, said that Ecuador is not in the list of countries that breach the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on labor matters. “The country is not in the list because this government is a government of the...
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Crude oil price drops to $ 59.52 a barrel

Texas Intermediate oil (WTI) fell yesterday to $ 59.52 a barrel, in a further decline (0.73%) from the maximum annual recorded last Wednesday in the New York Mercantile Exchange (N ymex). While in the London market, a barrel of Brent crude closed at $ 62.61, ie 2.01% less than...
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Rossana Queirolo returns to TV in Miami

Guayaquil enterpreneur and TV hostess Rosanna Quirolo was chosen to be the hostess of “Shopping in Miami,” a space that will be presented on July 20. “I was given the opportunity because the producer of this program met me at the Madrid Fashion Week in February...
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Taxi drivers are trained in tourism by arrival of Pope Francis

Taxi drivers of Quito prepare to welcome tourists who will come to the city for events such as the visit of Pope Francis. A group of 19 drivers, members of the Julio Jaramillo cooperative, were part of the first class of taxi drivers. This was a pilot phase, called ‘Driver...
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Emigrants in Europe sent remittances for $ 109,400 million

Migrants residing in Europe transferred to their home countries in 2014 about 109,400 million dollars, according to a report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). “We must ensure that the hard-earned money can be transferred at the lowest price, but...
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The sale of Pope kits generate a million dollars

Since Monday began the sale of the kit or the official kit: a rosary, the Gospels, a mass sheet, a shirt, a handkerchief, a bracelet and bag. 200,000 have been prepared for the Main Port, the same ones that are distributed from the Archdiocesan library, located next to the...
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