Gang that helped ‘El Chapo’ operated with false identity cards

A former public servant is a key piece to confirm if Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman came or not to the country more than 10 years ago. There is little data about it: he worked at the Civil Registry Office of Manabi and was arrested along with leaders of Los Choneros. This...
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Paquisha, 35 years of this important name in the history of Ecuador

At 11:30 in January 22th, 1981, “a Peruvian military helicopter flew the Ecuadorian military positions in Paquisha and Mayaicu, in the Condor mountain range.” An hour later, at 12:35, it returned to the scene and strafed a military post and a helicopter of the...
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The VAT recorded less revenues in 2015

The drop in sales of companies to also is also suffered by the State: it collected 47 million less from the VAT (Value Added Tax) in 2015, compared to the previous fiscal year, a setback not seen, at least in the last six years. Galo Cabanilla, president of the UTEG...
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Fruitière arrives in the country to ship bananas

Compagnie Fruitière, the largest producer of bananas in Africa, comes to Ecuador after terminating business relations from Dole in 2014. Daily Expreso briefly talked with Alonso Vindas, the person in charge of negotiating the Ecuadorian fruit the company will ship to northern...
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Web that collects attacks on the press is created

Figures collected by the Fundamedios NGO, according to a report on freedom of expression of 2015, point out that “377 attacks on the press” would have been recorded. Fundamedios Director Cesar Ricaurte, presented yesterday that figure and took the opportunity to...
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Taisha demands its highway; the Government denounces attack on soldiers

The Shuar and Achuar indigenous communities are alert in the Macuma parish, in the Taisha county, in Morona Santiago. They want to avoid the entry of military and police agents, since they would attempt again to seize the road equipment working at the Taisha highway, as happened...
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2016, a complicated year for the Ecuadorian banana

Weakness of the Russian market, a delay in the signing of a trade agreement with the European Union, the threat by El Niño climate phenomenon: the banana industry, the first non-oil export product of Ecuador awaits a difficult year in 2016. The sector is not immune to the blows...
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Related foundation to Podemos recommended to hide Hugo Chavez illness, according to ABC

The ABC printed media, of Spain, revealed on Friday that La Fundación Centro de Estudios Políticos y Sociales (CEPS), akin to the Por la Democracia Party (Podemos) recommended to hide the illness of Hugo Chavez. The foundation worked for the governments of Hugo Chavez from 2002...
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A bank of China grants Ecuador a loan of $ 970 million

China continues to finance the country. Ecuador yesterday contracted a loan of 970 million dollars with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s largest financial institution, which acted in partnership with other financial institutions, announced the...
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The real estate registration number provides legal security to your properties

– The unique identification of the properties avoid double sales and facilitates paperwork a lot to owners – About 480,000 properties in Guayaquil already have the document that contains their legal and physical history. – If your property has not yet a...
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