TV channels broadcast news of the crimes against humanity trial 

Ecuadorian news programs have broadcast the news of the crimes against humanity trial in which militaries are accused of torturing members of the guerrilla group Alfaro Vive Carajo (AVC) in 1985.   At the hearing held yesterday attended by former militaries Manuel A., Nelson...
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Banana production would fall a 20% due to El Niño

  The banana sector is concerned about the arrival of El Niño, the climate phenomenon that in the 1997-1998 period affected about 31,750 hectares, according to statistics from the Andean Development Corporation (CAF for its Spanish acronym).   During the VI Banana World...
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The opposition wants to face the president of the Electoral Council

Ten political organizations came today to the Commission on Citizen Participation of the Assembly to interrogate the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Juan Pablo Pozo. The head of that entity was called to explain the 33 reforms posed to the Code of Democracy....
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Subsidies come with big discounts

  The Government will see the positive points of the fall in oil prices. One of its strongest, for exampleexpenditures will have a major downturn: subsidies. In the 2016 proforma budget discussed in the Assembly, the assignation for subsidies reaches $ 3193.6 million. This...
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Two sensitive issues have mobilized the High Command

  On Monday, the military leadership mobilized and arrived at the National Court of Justice (CNJfor its Spanish acronym) to support five officers prosecuted for the first time in the history of the country, for alleged crimes against humanity committed between 1985 and 1988....
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Alianza PAIS will equeste “judicial confession” of Ramiro Gonzalez

  The government political party Alianza PAIS (AP) will request a “judical confession” to Ramiro Gonzalez, former Minister of Industry and former IESS chairman (Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security) in this government. This was announced by that political...
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A resounding military gesture

  Plaudits for the institutional support of the military high command to officers prosecuted for alleged crimes against humanity arrived yesterday from two sides: the barracks and military in passive service. Military in active duty, under condition of anonymity, said they...
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HRW denounces abuses against protesters

  The NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW), based in New York, found that in Ecuador the police used “excessive force” in marches last August.  And “the authorities (of the country) do not seem to have made genuine efforts to investigate the officers who committed...
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Region with low presence of presidents in Arab summit

    Rafael Correa of Ecuador, and Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela are the only Latin American heads of state attending the IV Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA), held until today in Saudi Arabia (Middle East).   The meeting, which opened yesterday in the...
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Two different views on the trial of crimes against humanity

  The former Minister of General Defense Jose Gallardo attended Monday the trial hearing in the first proceeding for the crime against humanity processed by the National Court of Justice because he fears that this affects the prestige of the Armed Forces (FF.AA. for its...
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