The government invested $ 105.6 million in broadcasting and advertising

According to data from thePublic Procurement Service (SERCOP), the government allocated $ 386,000 daily to promote its image, or to disseminate activities and campaigns and defend its proposals during the period January-September 2015. The institutions comprising the Executive...
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The credit fell a 40.5% in one year

  Financial institutions last October delivered 1,326 million dollars in loans, “a negative annual variation rate of 40.5%,” according to the BCE (Central Bank of Ecuador for its Spanish acronym). This month, 465,990 operations for an average amount (per unit) of $...
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The communication, from right to a public service

  The right to communication is already stated as a public service in Section 5 of the organic law in effect for two years now. It is now intended to raise this definition to constitutional mandate. In the report that the plenary of the Assembly will discuss in the second...
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Transitional provision of amendments is a ‘trap,’ warns Santiago Guarderas

  The Dean of the Law School at the Catholic University of Ecuador, Santiago Guarderas, when referring to the transitional provision of the constitutional amendments proposed by the president, that would prevent him from running for reelection in 2017, “is a trap for...
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Moncayo: “They intend to lynch the Armed Forces with processes against militaries”

  The former mayor and legislator, Paco Moncayo, when commenting on constitutional amendments that give the military a complementary role in the fight against crime, said that this and all the amendments must be analyzed as a whole because as a whole they increase the...
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Although amendment is not yet approved, lawsuits are mentioned

  Before the demonstrations that several unions prepared for the day when the plenary of the Assembly processes on second reading the draft constitutional amendments, the leaders of the Labor Parliament (PL), and the Unitary Workers Front (FUT)  think about starting national...
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Alianza Pais will march the day of the debate on amendments

  The Socialist Party is calling on its militants, supporters, allies, mayors, governors, leaders of the Unidos bloc, said Marcela Aguinaga, second vice president of the Assembly and director of Alianza PAIS in Guayas, when referring to the marches that will take place the...
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Six former presidents opposed to indefinite re-election raised in amendments

  They were in the presidency after the return to democracy, but they disagree with the fact that a president has no limits according to this amendment that would be in effect from May 2017.   El Universo newspaper asked them their position on this issue   Sixto...
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Alleged FARC leader was arrested in Ecuador

The alleged killer of an African American community leader of Colombia was arrested yesterday by the Ecuadorian police, according to the Colombian Attorney. “For the murder of Genaro Garcia, community leader of Tumaco, alias Juan Carlos Gordo has just been captured in...
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Taxes drop in major provinces

  Of the six provinces that exceed double digits (over 10 million) in tax collection, Azuay only managed to close October with positive tax accounts. The rest, as Pichincha and Guayas (the provinces that record more revenues), experienced a decline between 2014 and 2015 in...
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