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Ecuarunari resorts to the UN while processes continue

The Ecuarunari expects the academic visit of the special rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) for the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, in order to denounce supposed effects of extractive activities, said its head Carlos Perez Guartambel. Perez explained that...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
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Oil price will reach $ 23.49, according to Petroamazonas

  The State oil Petroamazonas assured that the total cost of production of its oil, projected on average for the entire 2015 will reach $ 23.49 per barrel, a value that it considered competitive and sustainable. This value includes operating costs and investment,...
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The Ecuadorian Episcopal Conference pronounces on declarations between the president and the Archbishop of Guayaquil

  The president of the Ecuadorian Episcopal Conference (CEE), Fausto Trávez, in an interview with El Universo, announced that on Thursday, September 3, they will meet to not only address the issue of the letter sent by President Correa to the Apostolic Nunciature by the...
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Chancellor in charge questions the statements of Alexis Mera about Monsignor Antonio Arregui

The chancellor in charge, Xavier Lasso, said yesterday that the response of the legal secretary of the Presidency, Alexis Mera, to the Archbishop of Guayaquil, Monsignor Antonio Arregui, for his statements about the dialogue the Government called, “ruined” a claim...
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Guayaquil, venue of customs agents encounter

The first International Meeting of Customs Agents took place yesterday in Guayaquil, where about 300 customs agents from Mexico, Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina and other Latin American countries participated.   In the event the diverse experiences of the agents in their...
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Third World Cocoa Summit was inaugurated in Guayaquil

  On Monday the Third World Cocoa Summit was inaugurated with the presence of 90 exhibitors, 16 of them multinational companies. Officials from the National Government and the private sector attended the event, including Ivan Ontaneda, president of the National Cocoa...
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Ecuador’s Political Eruption

By: MARTIN PALLARES QUITO, Ecuador — There is a strange connection between volcanoes and political crises in Ecuador: They seem to erupt together. According to Pedro Cieza de León, who chronicled the Spanish conquistadors’ arrival in the Incan Empire, when Pedro de Alvarado...
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Cocoa producers request tax benefits and deadlines to pay

Exemption from the advance income tax (IR) payment and extra terms to pay loans obtained for their activity are the requests Adriana Lucas, executive director of the National Association of Cocoa Exporters of Ecuador, makes to the Government.   At the opening of the Third...
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Images and signs of the Amazon are presented in Quito

  Members of the Sharam and Yuwints communities, settled in eastern Ecuador, have developed a new form of expression based on the visual language. The name of the sample is “Images and symbols of the Amazon,” exhibited at the Humboldt Association in Quito. Two...
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