Ecuador astonished by sentence of Leopoldo Lopez in Venezuela

The opposition politician Leopoldo Lopezwas sentenced to 13 years, 9 months, 7 days and 12 hours in prison for his responsibility in the 2014 anti-government protests that left 43 dead. Lopez, 44 years old, will remain detained in the Ramo Verde military prison, on the outskirts...
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US concerned about restrictions on freedom of expression and association in Ecuador

On Thursday, the United States expressed concern about the recent decision of the government of Ecuador to dissolve the Fundamedios organization, which supports the press freedom. In a statement entitled “Ecuador: Restrictions on freedom of expression and freedom of...
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Lawyer askes to confirm if the vice-president´s father is in prison

  Pedro Granja, lawyer of the victim’s mother, asked yesterday that prison authorities allow an oversight to confirm if Jorge Heriberto Glas Sr., sentenced to 20 years in prison for the rape of a minor, remains in prison at the Regional Zone 8 jail. Due to health...
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Autonomous governments will receive between 8 and 10% less in 2016

Finance Minister Fausto Herrera said on September 10, 2015 at a press conference with the prefect of Pichincha, that next year will be a year of adjustment for everyone and autonomous governments will not be the exception. In 2016 the GAD´s (for its Spanish acronym) could receive...
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Manager of the Seguros Oriente Insurance company talks about the situation of the sector

Seguros Oriente, specialized in bonding insurance, opens now with a global proposal that meets all the needs of the clients. Thus it faces the era of change in the insurance sector. Is the step from the Superintendency of Banks to the Superintendence of Companies something...
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The banking sector expands its branch network

  Guayaquil has grown at a rapid pace, it extends through the housing development circuits of Samborondón and the Pascuales- Aurora way.   In Piazza La Joya an agency of the Guayaquil bank was recently opened, which includes not only offices and ATMs, but a...
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“The public sector bubble will burst,” warns Gabriela Calderon

“Ecuador has a fiscal problem, and fiscal problems are not reduced by increasing tax collections on with more borrowing, they are solved by cutting off spending.”  That is the criterion of analyst Gabriela Calderon, a columnist for El Universo daily, about the...
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Travelers shall pay surtaxes for some shopping at the frontier

  President Rafael Correa met with entrepreneurs in the province of Carchi, in order to economically revitalize the area. The president announced that the Customs authorities and the ministries of Foreign Trade and Production will develop, in the next 15 days, an efficient...
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Campaign to fight against breast cancer starts

On Sunday, September 20 two thousand mammograms will be realized at Malecon Simon Bolivar. This through the campaign that leads the Poly Ugarte Foundation. Poly, the promoter of this organization, began this fight eight years ago with the ‘Touch you’ campaign, which...
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