Marches for and against the government took place in Quito

    Around four thousand representatives of workers, indigenous people, students and other sectors participated in the protest march against the economic, social and labor policies of the National Government.     The demonstration, called by the Single...
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In December there will be another “national strike”

  The leaders of the workers’ march held yesterday in Quito announced a nationwide work stoppage on December 1st and 2nd against the constitutional amendments, although the date has to be ratified this Saturday in Guayaquil.   Jorge Herrera, president of the...
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 68.2 tons of drugs were seized in Ecuador between January and October

Ecuador, considered a country free of illicit crops by the UN, seized around 68.2 tons of drugs, mostly cocaine, between January and October of this year, said on Wednesday the Deputy Minister of Internal Security Diego Fuentes.   Drug seizures increased by 27% over the same...
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Doubts about the electoral process unite the opposition

  Transparency. This is demanded by the opposition to the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) which presented its 32 amendments to the Code of Democracy, in the Commission on Citizen Participation of the Assembly.   With small posters, assembly...
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“There is no waste” of water in Guayaquil and rates will not go up, says Jaime Nebot

  Guayaquil has one of the cheapest water services in the country and the municipality will not raise rates or remove the subsidy of water consumption, said Wednesday Mayor Jaime Nebot in his usual radio address. He also rejected the statements of President Rafael Correa...
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Clinics that serve the IESS ask an advance of values due

  Concerned with finding a solution, service providers met yesterday with Felipe Pezo, employers’ delegate to the Directive Council of the IESS, to whom they expressed their concerns and raised several proposals. These will be announced tomorrow at the scheduled...
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