The cruise season begins with three ships

  With the arrival on Wednesday of the Minerva, with 350 passengers on board, the cruise season begins in Guayaquil. This is the first of three ships expected for January, according to information released yesterday by the Municipal Public Company for Tourism, Civic...
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The finest and most expensive hats in the world are made in Ecuador, portrays the BBC

  Those who do not know call them “Panama hats,” but connoisseurs know that the world’s finest straw hats come from Ecuador and cities like Montecristi and Cuenca are mentioned. However, a few know of a small town called Pile. Pile has a population of about...
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Quito, among the 10 best cities to visit in 2016

  Travel experts of Lonely Planet, one of the leading publishers of travel guides in the world, its writers and a comunity of travelers chose Quito as one of the top ten cities to visit in 2016. “Time seems to have stopped in the historic center of Quito, which dates...
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Quota of $ 250 million to import cell phones

  The import quota the cell phones, including smartphones, feature phones (basic) and devices for other wireless networks expanded by $ 50 million for 2016. It passes from $ 200 million in 2015 to $ 250 million in 2016 reported Foreign Trade Minister Diego Aulestia. He also...
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The new amendments and the Inheritance Law, in the official agenda

  This will be a week of definitions within Alianza Pais (AP) and of meetings that will be held at both executive and legislature level, the route taken by the ruling party for 2016 will depend on this. This afternoon (January 6, 2016), at the headquarters of the ruling...
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Barrel of Brent oil falls below $ 35 for the first time since July 2004

  A barrel of Brent oil traded in London, fell on Wednesday below $ 35 for the first time since 11 and a half years ago in a depressed market due to oversupply.   At 10:30 GMT, a barrel of Brent North Sea for February delivery cost $ 34.83 at the Intercontinental...
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Former Ambassador reflects on ‘lessons’ for Ecuador

  Former Ambassador of Ecuador to Venezuela, Francisco Huerta, assured that the political present in Caracas should leave several “lessons” for our country. One of them is the need for a more prominent role of citizens.   “We have become citizens with...
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Local intellectuals ask for respecto to citizens will

  Through a statement, yesterday published in various media in Ecuador, a group of 94 intellectuals called on the government of this country to “adopt a position that favors a democratic, pluralist and civil solution to the Venezuelan crisis, and of unrestricted...
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Layoffs, the saddest part of the revenue crisis

  On December 18, Julio Pincay and 60 of his colleagues, all construction workers, were cleared of their work. Their employer, a construction company of Guayaquil, was forced to suspend the execution of two real estate works in Samborondon, for lack of financing. The...
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2 officials of the company that built the Bajo Alto plant are fugitives 

  The main authorities in Ecuador of the Spanish company Ros Roca Indox, Paul U.P. (legal representative) and Salvador R.E. (president and owner), are fugitives of the Ecuadorian justice. Both are involved in the preliminary investigation of the Prosecution that filed...
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