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Rafael Correa, nine years of light and shadow

  President Rafael Correa today celebrates nine years of having taken power and entered the final stage of hiss government. Pursuing the pledge he made when he was still a candidate (“Let’s change everything”), Correa’s government has extended its...
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80 cases of alleged persecution are submitted

  Leaders of social, indigenous, teachers and collective organizations yesterday submitted a report on ‘criminalization of protests, memory of resistance,’ in the nine years of government. 80 cases of alleged political persecuted involving 700 people tried for crimes...
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Social changes can be foreseen with the legalization of gender

  Among the groups representing the LGBTI community there is expectation for the changes that may occur in the society if the option to replace the sex field on the ID is changed by genre is enforced. The draft Law on Identity Management and Civil Data, which on Monday...
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Four sectors had less labor demand in late 2015

  Four sectors showed negative figures in labor demand in the last quarter of 2015. This was revealed by the latest survey of business opinion of the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym). Employment figures for the fourth quarter will be published today. The...
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Private exports revert five years of upward trend

  Since 2010, non-oil exports of Ecuador had no negative figures. Some years more, some less, but figures had increased. Between January and November 2010 and the same period of 2011, the amazing figure of 1,407 million was recorded. In 2015 the trend changed. With prices of...
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Canadian mining company Lundin will exploit Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador

Ecuador and the Canadian company Lundin Gold announced Thursday an agreement for the exploitation of largest gold project in the Andean country, Fruta del Norte, which will require an investment of 1,000 million dollars until 2018. The country, whose mining sector is artisanal,...
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“We’re looking a lot more like Venezuela,” according to former minister

    Minister Mauricio Pozo said in an interview with Ecuavisa that “we are looking a lot more like Venezuela than other neighboring countries or Chile,” this in reference to the similarity of the Ecuadorian economic crisis after the collapse of oil prices....
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Using your credit card if you lose your job is a mockery of poverty, says Cynthia Viteri

  The first step of the unity will be an agreement at the legislative level, and an agreement on presidential terms is not discarded in the future, Assembly woman Cynthia Viteri, of the political movement Madera de Guerrero-PSC, announced in an interview with Ecuavisa....
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