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Military high command, present at the hearing for crimes against humanity

  The presence of the current leadership of the Armed Forces and military officers in passive service caused a huge surprise yesterday in one of the rooms of the National Court of Justice (CNJ), where it was expected that the trial stage began in the first process by alleged...
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Excess of profits will be deposited by companies in the Social Security

After the adoption of the Law for Labor Justice and Recognition of Home Labor, in April, the Ministry of Labour issued the Ministerial Agreement 241 which establishes the destinations for royalties from the private sector. The aforementioned Act establishes a maximum of 24 basic...
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Alfredo Palacio: “Even if the country decides to pay, it financially won the Oxy case

  In an interview with El Universo, Alfredo Palacio, former president of Ecuador, explained how he handled the Oxy case during his term. In November, under the then Supreme Court, he began his role in that case, when communicating to the oil company and Petroecuador the...
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Banana: topics that are not addressed at the summits

  In the past five years, in international events held in Guayaquil has been common to see experts (a foreign majority) discuss the same issues: the fusarium or race 4 diseases of Panama bananas and the control of the black sigatoka disease. But there are issues that are not...
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The elimination of the diesel subsidy concerns the agricultural sector

  Since last October 15, Decree 799 has caused concern in the agricultural sector for its impact on production costs and the possibility of an increase in prices. This regulation eliminated the subsidy for diesel, jet fuel, gas and liquefied petroleum gas for commercial and...
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Indigenous university center in Cuenca is closed

  Last Friday the School of Andine Education and Culture (ECCA for its Spanish acronym), operating since 1992 and the same that sought to recognize the existence of cultures, not only indigenous and of native peoples, but also of gender and generations, with the aim of...
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Examinations of assets of 15 assemblymen are ready

  Audits carried out by the Comptroller to the assets of the assembly members have the results of about 10% of cases. The body investigates the assets of 137 legislators after a dignitary, of the AP party, allegedly committed bribery in a work contract. The control action...
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State oil companies have a debt of $ 1,559 million

  SOEs Petroamazonas EP and EP Petroecuador generated a debt to their suppliers in 2015 of about $ 1,559 million, which will be paid by the Government in 2016 with more debt.   This was explained yesterday by the Coordinator Minister of Economic Policy Patricio Rivera,...
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Perfumes, shoes and clothing would also be taxed

  The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae) prepares new tax labels for imported perfumes, shoes and clothing. This was told to Daily Expreso by Roberto Serrano, advisor of the General Director of the Customs Service. The aim is that formal traders do not have unfair...
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