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A protest will take place on June 25 in Guayaquil

Jaime Nebot, mayor of Guayaquil, said thar next June 25 the city will protest along the 9 de Octubre avenue “against deception”. Nebot questioned the announcement of President Rafael Correa to temporarily withdraw the laws of Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains. Last...
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Patricio Pazmiño, new member of the IA Court HR

Patricio Pazmiño, head of the Constitutional Court, was elected judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IA Court HR) with 22 votes during the 45th meeting of the Organization of American States, in which four members of the IA Court HR and four members of the IACHR...
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Figures of the wax museum are being restored

The Alberto Mena Caamaño Museum is closed from early June to give a more deep maintenance to both the chambers of the establishment as the wax figures that have deteriorated over the time and exposure to the public. The figures are part of the exhibition “From Quito to...
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Private banks earned $ 131.5 million between January and May

Private banks recorded a net profit of $ 131’565.000 between January and May this year, an increase of 7.8% over the same months of 2014 ($ 122’009.000). Banco Pichincha (25.14%), Pacifico (17.07%), Guayaquil (13.96%) and Internacional (10.33%) had highest profits of...
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D3, a Guayaquil theatrical and musical play

Artists Ney Calderon, Gino Freire and Juan Carlos Román star the comical, theatrical and musical spectacle D3. Freire explains that the show is divided into 5 parts. There are 4 sketches performed by them, plus a stand up comedy. The show will be presented today and tomorrow from...
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Hastags in favor and against the government were tendency for a week

Since President Rafael Correa announced the bill on inheritance tax and capital gains, social networks were filled with thousands of tweets and comments, which according to analysts, in part are the trigger for this social wave in the country. One of the most talked about is...
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IAPA announces that Ecuador has “the worst ‘gag law’ of America”

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) said that after two years into force of the Communication Act of Ecuador, this “is the worst ‘gag law’ of America.” And called upon the international community and the Assembly of the OAS to advise “the...
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