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State of emergency in 17 provinces by El Niño phenomenon

  Wednesday President Rafael Correa ordered the state of emergency in 17 provinces, for two months, as a preventive measure against the possible arrival of El Niño. Executive Decree 833 -subscribed in November 18- indicates that the provision takes effect from its issue and...
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Correa, the contradiction

  Opinion piece by Maria Josefa Coronel for Daily Expreso   Correa’s ideology looks messier than ever, he proposes constitutional reforms as if they were the rules of a game that was invented to have a good time on the playground. Soft, adapted to the political...
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Private clinics in economic hardship

  Novaclínica maintains its expansion project stagnated. After the purchase of the existing facilities adjacent to the hospital, in the Ignacio de Veintimilla street, in northern Quito, plans were stopped. This is due to the lack of liquidity of the entity due to amounts...
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Wages will rise a 4.69% in 2016, according to survey

  2016 will be a year with adjustments in payrolls and costs in private companies. It is also expected that wages increase less compared to previous years, according to analyzes exposed in the presentation of results of the 2015 General Remunerations Survey by the consulting...
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Former Governor of Guayas leaves AP to join Avanza

  Roberto Cuero, former governor of Guayas who until last year was active in the Alianza PAIS (AP) party, is now part of the Avanza party. He left that position due to a complaint of alleged illicit enrichment, which was dismissed and filed. “There are more people of...
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Isaac Cohen: ‘The dollar guarantees low inflation and stability’

  Isaac Cohen is visiting the country to give lectures at the Ecotec, Catolica and Laica Vicente Rocafuerte universities. Yesterday he met with the prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, and the mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot. The finance and economics commentator for CNN in...
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Alianza PAIS supports reelection after 2017

The legislative bloc of Alianza PAIS (AP) endorsed Wednesday the request of the president and leader of the government movement, Rafael Correa, to amend the Constitution and allow the indefinite reelection for popular election authorities. This would be implemented from May 2017,...
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Survey reveals that 66% of Ecuadorians do not know who to vote for in elections in 2017 if Rafael Correa does not run for president

  If President Rafael Correa does not run for president: does not participate in the elections of 2017, 66% of citizens of Quito and Guayaquil has not decided who to vote for, according to Perfiles de opinion.   In a survey of who would be the chosen candidate if Correa...
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Fund deficit would be $ 208 billion in 2053

  El déficit actuarial del Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social (IESS), que consiste en los recursos que debería tener el fondo de pensiones para cubrir las jubilaciones de sus afiliados hasta el 2053 (traído a valor presente), sería de $ 208.841 millones, según el...
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Corn farmers send distress signals

  Those who produce the food consumed by birds and pigs in the country say they are in a critical situation because its most important raw material, corn, is scarce now and therefore, expensive, even though the world has a grain at a much lower price.   Those who...
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