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Government official denounces alleged cases of corruption in the IESS

  Six cases of corruption allegedly committed duting management of Ramiro Gonzalez inthe Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) were detailed yesterday by thecurrent Chairman of the Board Richard Espinosa. The official, who holds the same position held by Gonzalez,...
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Ecuadorian shrimp in pursuit of the third place

  If the calculations do not fail, Ecuador will become in 2015 the third largest supplier of shrimp in the world, climbing two places in the world ranking.   In the last Aquaculture Congress held in October in Guayaquil, Fernando Garcia, of Epicore BioNetworks- US,...
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Barrel of oil below the 42 dollars barrier

  Oil settled downwards again in New York. An increase of US reserves affected it, something that led to an increased concern about the high global supply.   After losing more than a dollar on Wednesday, a barrel of “light sweet crude” (WTI) for December...
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The sale of experiences, the best weapon against the crisis

  Selling experience, creating a global business and anticipate the risks are the best weapons against the crisis, according to three international experts who visited the port city invited by the Guayaquil Chamber of Commerce. McDonald’s is an example of this, the...
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‘Checkmate IV’ against 68 people involved in 350 crimes

  Two citizens of Peruvian nationality, a former ‘most wanted’ of Pichincha and another former member of the ‘Mama Lucha’ band are listed as leaders of criminal organizations dismantled early yesterday in a mega-operation conducted in seven provinces....
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Upcoming indigenous uprising and more demonstrations

  Some agencies before that change docked in the six major ports of the city, which are private, where, because of this, adjustements in payrolls have been done. To receive these big ships, they must have a security certification. Despite not having a date, the unions of...
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Ports affected by falling imports and exports and shipping rearrangement

  Foreign trade volume of non-oil goods contracted. The statistics from January to September, of the Central Bank of Ecuador, indicate that 712,000 tons stopped mobilizing in the country between 2014 and 2015, implying a fall of 3.65%. The specialized ports (private), as...
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Banana sector seeks an environmental certification

  Six producer and exporter companies of banana participated in a pilot project that will allow them to know how much pollution is emanating from their crops, and if that´s the case, to take corrective actions. The Corporation of Promotion of Exports and Investments...
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Declaration of ‘traitors’ to groups related to the government 

  The leaders of the group of workers, indigenous and social movements will assess tomorrow the demonstration of last Thursday and will settle the date of the national strike against the constitutional amendments.   The concentration site will be Malecón del Salado (9...
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Social groups reject aggression; Minister regrets police ‘reaction’ during demonstrations

  An alleged persecution, intimidation and harassment was reported yesterday by leaders of social organizations, after being assaulted by police agents in the march held Wednesday afternoon in Guayaquil. Luis Chancay, president of the Popular Front of Guayas, showed bruises...
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