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Assembly of Ecuador spent more than $ 530,000 in travel allowances and air tickets abroad

  Between January and November 2015, the National Assembly registered $ 2’031.884,47 for travel expenses and the mobilization of legislators, servers and security staff. Of this amount, $ 532,725.36 were spent in travels abroad: $ 232,889.55 were spent in travel...
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Ecuador will pay $ 980 million for compensation to Oxy

  Ecuador will pay 980 million dollars to the US oil company Oxy until April this year, after the sentence imposed by a court of arbitration of the World Bank for canceling an extraction contract in 2006, reported Saturday President Rafael Correa. “The arbitration...
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Twelve assemblymen trips were for presidential tours

  Twelve trips abroad of Alianza PAIS (AP) assembly members were to join President Rafael Correa on official tours, that represented travel allowances for $ 27,887.50. The more distant and expensive trip was Correa’s visit to China, from 2 to 11 January 2015. Four...
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9 issuers of bonds, declared in “default”

  The “difficult” economic situation knocks the doors of various sectors. In the stock market something happened that might sound tiny into perspective, but for the group of investors that are affected, surely not. Some companies have ceased payments (default)...
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Paper giants will be a tourist route in Guayaquil

  30 artisans from the suburbs of Guayaquil are driving this effort to convert the display of new year´s eve puppets (paper giants) in a tourist route in the city Many have the desire to see the suburb as the neighborhood of giant puppets. José Cedeño, one of the pioneers of...
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According to the National Secretary of Communication, the SECOM is always willing to provide information

  Patricio Barriga, National Secretary of Communication, in an interview with daily El Comercio, said that in the construction of a news, especially by the private media, there is a negative behind. He denies that the public media are governmental and states reasoned reviews...
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Actors Sean Penn and Kate del Castillo met with “Chapo” Guzman in October 2015

American actor Sean Penn and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo had a top secret meeting with the drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman. This was revealed in an interview published on Saturday, January 9 in the Rolling Stone magazine. Entitled “El Chapo speaks,”...
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Lawyer of Luis Chiriboga Acosta justifies his incomes

  Lucia Vallecilla, defense attorney of Luis Chiriboga Acosta, suspended president of the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF for its Spanish acronym) and who is under house arrest, said that her defendant is innocent of the crime of money laundering and other offenses...
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More than 80 dead in Russian bombings against Al Qaeda in Syria

  At least 81 people, including 23 members of Al Qaeda, were killed in Russian bombings against a complex of the Islamist group located in northwestern Syria, reported on Sunday an NGO, revising upwards its previous balance. Saturday’s attacks were directed against a...
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