27 citizens will make up the oversight commission for the election of superintendents

  The plenary of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs) qualified 27 of the 37 applicants to integrate the oversight commissions that will oversee the appointment process of the first authority of the Superintendency of Companies, Securities and...
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Guayaquil, with 67% of stock market

  2015 was not the best year for almost none of the economic actors in the country, but the Guayaquil Stock Exchange (BVG for its Spanish acronym) is not discouraged with the figures. In 2015 it captured 66.8% of the domestic stock market. That is, $ 3.375 million of $ 5.046...
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Richard Espinosa: ‘If there is no funding, I have the money to pay’

  President of the Board of IESS Richard Espinosa aims to lower the dependence of health care provided by private clinics from $ 780 million to $ 280 million in 2017, he said in an interview with daily El Universo. He explained that a sharp increase has been evident in the...
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All governments have turned the social security in a little cash register, according to Alfonso Yanez

Alfonso Yanez, president of the Coordinator of the Organization of Retirees and Pensioners, said during an interview with Ecuavisa that the last increase of retirement pensions is another outrage of the government. According to Yanez, pensions have been cut for 2016. He insisted...
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Domestic policies have much to do with the competitiveness of the country, according to Gabriela Calderon

Gabriela Calderon, a columnist for daily El Universo, when commenting on dollarization during an interview with Ecuavisa, said that the country has been losing competitiveness since 2010, long before the appreciation of the dollar in 2014, then the fever does not come from the...
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Investigation of death of Jaime Roldos would reach the Vatican archives

  The Attorney General´s office could even reach the Vatican archives to find clues that allow to determine the causes of the plane crash in which President Jaime Roldos, his wife Martha Bucaram and his cortège died nearly 35 years ago (May 24, 1981). The preliminary...
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Alternatives for alimony debtors to avoid going to jail

  Parents who owe the alimony of their children will have two alternatives to avoid jail. The first will be wearing an electronic bracelet during the day, which is a monitoring system in real time, and spending the night in prison. And the second: the payment of the debt by...
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There are five pending ‘approvals’ before the signing of the Ecuador-EU agreement

  The trade agreement with the European Union (EU), whose negotiations were resumed in 2010, would be realized later this year. In this last phase, according to government and EU representatives, approvals of both parties are still needed. Peter Schwaiger, representative of...
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Signatures are collected in Ecuador to remove the word ‘gender’ in identity standard

  Showing signs, giving away stickers with the motto ‘ID card without deceit’ and handing out leaflets, about 80 people, mostly young people, collected last Saturday signatures from passersby in downtown Guayaquil to request President Rafael Correa to veto the...
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Commissioner denounced by extortion involvement in “El Colonial” case

  The owners of the club-restaurant El Colonial, located in the Zona Rosa of Guayaquil, have ratified they will continue the complaint filed in the Prosecution against the police commissioner and a political activist for an alleged extortion on the reopening of the...
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