Evo Morales complained about fuel expenditure at the CELAC Summit

  Bolivian President Evo Morales complained to President Rafael Correa by fuel expenditure during the IV Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), that took place in the UNASUR building, in the Ecuadorian capital in January 27th, 2016. During...
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Employers concerned about Government´s letter to workers in the country

  Employers refused, through a statement, a letter sent by the Ministry of Labour to employees of companies of the country, in which the Government’s commitment to these people is emphasized. The Government´s letter, dated January 2016, is signed by President Rafael...
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The agro-industry will not excel in 2016

 The climate, the market and the smuggling are the worst enemies of coastal agriculture. The agro-industry industry expects a difficult year, a kind of frontal collision against the crisis, which hits hard the rural economy. In a meeting that gathered yesterday several unions of...
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Fernando Bustamante is the third Assemblyman who leaves Alianza PAIS

  Tuesday, Fernando Bustamante became the third legislator of the ruling party Alianza PAIS (AP), that disaffiliates in less than a year. The first person to dissaffiliate was Angel Vilema, in June last year, for not agreeing with the veto to the Organic Law of Special...
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Ecuador with 22 confirmed Zika cases and 67 suspected cases

  Ecuador recorded a total of 22 confirmed and 67 suspected zika cases, none in pregnant women, said Thursday Health Minister Margarita Guevara. In statements to journalists, she stressed that “to date (January 28th, 2015) we have 22 confirmed cases, at least 67 suspected...
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Change of ‘gender’ in identity card will require two witnesses

  The person who wants to change the word ‘sex’ for ‘gender’ in the identity card shall present two witnesses to accredit a contrary self determination of the applicant´s sex. Yesterday, with 82 votes in favor, the plenary of the Assembly _ fully...
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Business overwhelm by high costs

  In the talk on “Banking and Liquidity,” the constant question of businessmen had to do with the exchange stamp, the high cost of production and the formula for economic policy that should be applied by the Executive branch to get out of this bad moment once and...
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Richard Espinosa: ‘The error appeared in 2005, it was detected in 2010 and they should have fix it’

The miscalculation of the interests of reserve funds that caused a decrease in the accounts of affiliates would have been originated in 2005, according to Richard Espinosa, chairman of the IESS, so he arranged a private independent audit to determine how much excess has been paid...
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New Esmeraldas refinery will paralyze its FCC unit for 9 days

Ecuador’s Esmeraldas refinery, which processes 110,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil, foresees a scheduled shutdown of the operations of its biggest unit operations for nine days in order to make “tuning and cleaning”works, said Thursday state oil company...
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