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Prosecutor´s office requested Arcotel an audit to Senain

The Prosecutor General’s Office will not investigate the National Secretariat of Investigation (Senain for its Spanish acronym) for the alleged acquistion of espionage equipment to the Italian firm Hacking Team, according to documents leaked by Wikileaks. The secretary of...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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El Niño phenomenon, triple impact on the economy of Ecuador

  Between 1997 and 1998 Ecuador experienced the force of nature, two years before the financial crisis that led to its dollarization.   Flooded homes, destroyed roads and water running from side to side of the roads were the scenes that resulted in economic losses (14,...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Chinese kitchens are not yet distributed in Ecuador

  An agreement with Correos del Ecuador (Ecuadorian Postal service) to start distributing the Chinese induction cookers that entered the country in May, and which will be delivered to the beneficiaries of the Human Development Bonus enrolled in the program, has not yet been...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Slight rise in oil prices

Yesterday a barrel of light sweet crude (WTI) for August delivery gained 21 cents to settle at $ 50.36 in the New York Mercantile Exchange. In London, a barrel of North Sea Brent for September delivery gained 39 cents, reaching $ 57.04.   Fuente:...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Expectation by laws concerns the construction industry

  Although the bills of inheritance and capital gains were removed temporarily from the Assembly, these still concerns the construction sector, especially new companies, as reported by representatives of construction unions and sellers of building materials.   Enrique...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Ports of Guayaquil maintain leadership in bananas

  Of 138’486.263 boxes of bananas that came out between January and May this year to Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceania, the 74.41% was shipped from local docks, mainly by state port Simon Bolivar (concessioned to Contecon), Fertisa and Bananapuerto, as reported...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Amazonian indigenous will sue the Government

On August 2, indigenous people from the Amazon region will begin their trek from Tundayme, in Zamora Chinchipe, to Quito, as part of the national strike and to claim against mining operations, but they will also bring their proposal by legal means. The Commonwealth of Autonomous...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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National Assembly condemns the marches

The resolution of condemnation and rejection of violent acts produced in the country, including a “soft coup” was approved with 84 votes in favor, 34 against and three abstentions. The document removed the adjectives addressed to the protesters and the opposition, the...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Delays in appeals of protesters in Ecuador, according to HRW

  The courts in Ecuador “unduly delay the appeals of protesters” who are in prison waiting for their sentences to be revised under the new criminal law, says the Human Rights Watch (HRW) NGO in a statement.   The entity considers that the Integral Organic...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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Hacker wanted

“Hacker and espionage” services are offered online without restriction. The payment ranges from $ 75 to $ 200, and even ensure that the price “includes a guarantee.” These hacking proposals appear in the Web and the existence of these criminal services is...
Posted On 22 Jul 2015
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