The Afro people and their three axes of claim

  These are the three axes the International Decade of People of African Descent proclaimed on December 23, 2013 by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). The same postulates are the basis of the executive order that will be signed today by President Rafael Correa...
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5 museums present an axhibition of the Ecuadorian Amazon

  Knowing in a panoramic way the cultural, anthropological and sociological richness of the Ecuadorian Amazon is posible in one day. The Foundation Museums of the City and the Metropolitan System of Museums and Cultural Centers created, for the second consecutive year, a...
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Spending by public sector salaries rose to $ 402 million

  During 2015, a difficult year for the economy, according to the Central Bank, there were some higher expenses than in 2014. Especially the payment of salaries of the public sector. The Central Government -the Presidency, secretariats and ministries- spent 8.761 million...
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Leonardo Orlando, the new head of the IRS after resignation of Ximena Amoroso

  After one year and eleven months in office, Ximena Amoroso Iniguez resigned from her charge as general director of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).   Her exit was officialized on Monday through the Executive Order 914, signed by President Rafael Correa. It is still...
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A debate on the business administration of the ISSFA

  First, Los Samanes lands sold to the Ministry of Environment with an overpayment of 41 million dollars. Then, it was the turn of pensions received by retired military. Now the controversy is centered on companies administered by the Institute of Social Security of the...
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Protest against relocation of 16 teachers of the Montufar school

  The decision to relocate 16 teachers of the Juan Pio Montufar School, in southern Quito, to other educational institution, triggered, yesterday morning, a violent protest carried out by students of this school. Six injured police officers (with minor multiple injuries),...
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An action for damages is the legal option of retired military

  A civil action for damages before the local courts is the option analyzed within associations of retired military officers to “defend” the equity of the Institute of Social Security of the Armed Forces (the ISSFA), according to some leaders inquired by daily El...
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Drugs seized in Anconcito have a cost of $ 20 million

 905 kilos of cocaine hydrochloride were seized by the police last Saturday night in the Anconcito parish (Salinas county, province of Santa Elena), was valued at $ 20 million.   This was reported by Colonel Marco Zapata, commander of the Antinarcotics Unit of the Zone 8. He said...
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Spanish congressman of Podemos charged the Ecuadorian government 4,600 euros per month

  He used to work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as undersecretary of Africa, Asia and Oceania, with a monthly salary of 4,600 euros. Between January and July 2015 he received a total of 32,000 euros. This is the Spanish MEP Jose Maria Guijarro, of the “Podemos”...
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Samanes lands were intended for national defense, Correa says now

  The president added a new element in the dispute with the Institute of Social Security of the Armed Forces (ISSFA) for the negotiation of the lands of the current Samanes park in Guayaquil. “What is the ISSFA doing with the lands that were intended for national...
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