The IESS assessed 407 health providers

  One of the external health care providers of the Social Security tried to charge for procedures that were never performed. The invoice issued by the health house featured eight angiograms. There are diagnostic imaging tests to study the circulatory system. Each may have an...
Posted On 26 Jan 2016
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Andes Petroleum will explore two fields in the southeast of the country

  With an investment of $ 72 million in order to explore over four years (with the possibility to extend two more) and a fee of between $ 41 and $ 47 for the production per barrel (if the exploitation process is given), the exploration and exploitation agreement was signed...
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Victor Anchundia: ‘The funds went to other types of investment’

  On the Terrabienes case, Superintendent of Companies Victor Anchundia says that for the first time this agency asked a judge to order measures such as the prohibition to transfer assets of the Ortega Trujillo group and prohibit its managers to leave the country. He...
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Another Ecuadorian dies in Caracas after being shot

  Gloria del Rosario Cobena Vera, 39, a native of the Rocafuerte county, died Sunday in Caracas (Venezuela) after being shot several times, as confirmed by his sister, Nelly Cobena. Until yesterday Nelly unknown the causes why two men allegedly approached the place where...
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Counterfeit drugs that make people sick

  In December, 1.5 million doses were seized in Guayaquil, Quito and Santo Domingo, among which was Viagra, the morning after pill and cholesterol pills. Machines that produced up to 3,600 tablets per hour was even seized. In the last decade it has been found everything,...
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Small associatedbanana growers will have an export quota of 15%

    Ecuadorian small banana farmers will benefit from the 15% purchase compulsory quota by exporters if they are part of associations legally registered. The Ministerial Agreement 016 of January 21, 2016 favors, as authorities indicated, 1,000 small and medium unionized...
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The government raises again its oil policy

  The front of strategic sectors studies new models for awarding hydrocarbon fields that fit market prices and attract private investors. According to Hydrocarbons Minister Carlos Pareja Yannuzzelli, the result of the study will be evident between July and August this year....
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Pending action plans in the CELAC after four years

  Although the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was founded four years ago, “it is just beginning” to implement its action plans, according to what Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told to reporters last Friday said. Tomorrow, Ecuadorian...
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The fiscal pressure, near the top of the chart in South America

  The tax impact on the economy of Ecuador (fiscal pressure), last year was at the top of the chart in South America. The fiscal pressure allows to compare the tax burden of a country in previous periods and that achieved by other nations, primarily in the same region and...
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USD 970 million of the Chinese loan fall short

  The millionaire loan granted by China on Friday of last week falls short given the delays and compromises of the government this year. Ecuador signed last Friday a loan of USD 970 million with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). The loan, which is freely...
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