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Correa claims that the SOLCA crisis “is not that interesting”

  The Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, answered a news reporter regarding the economic crisis that is enduring SOLCA – a hospital from Guayaquil specialized in treating cancer patients. Correa claimed that the topic is not interesting and that he would be unwilling...
Posted On 04 Mar 2016
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Finance Ministry states they must cut the budget to 800 million dollars

  Fausto Herrera, the Ecuadorian Finance Minister, announced today that the State General Budget should be cut to 800 million dollars this year. “This is the budget cut that will be established, for 800 million dollars. We have done an initial adjustment for 400...
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March in Mendoza, in memory of their two Argentine citizens, murdered in Ecuador

  Around 10 thousand men and women marched yesterday in the streets of Mendoza, Argentina, demanding justice for the crime of their two dead citizens: Marina Menegazzo and María José Coni, murdered last week in the Ecuadorian town of Montañita. According to the Argentinian...
Posted On 04 Mar 2016
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Interpol offers to cooperate in the Montañita case

  The Ecuadorian Attorney General’s Office seeks to dispel any doubts related to the investigation that follows the murder of two Argentine tourists. The Attorney General also intends to limit the concerns of the victims’ families. To achieve those goals, the...
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Correa wishes to kick out the agitators

  The Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, participated in the Rita Lecumberri Awards to the academic excellence, organized by the Education Ministry. After rewarding the best students, teachers and educational institutions of the year, the president addressed the audience...
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Rafael Correa accepts “cricitism and suggestions” coming from the family of the Argentinian victims

President Rafael Correa said this Thursday that the crime investigation of the two Argentinian’s deaths is “being handled responsibly” and said the Ecuadorian government will accept “any criticism, any suggestions” coming from the victims’...
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Land expropriation law has a clear path

  The report approval regarding the presidential objection to the Law on Rural Land and Ancestral Territories just took just 15 minutes. Thus, the Assembly closed the entire chapter of this new legislation which has 132 articles, 12 general dispositions and 24 transitory...
Posted On 04 Mar 2016
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SOLCA projects are in jeopardy for non payment

  A month is the only time left for SOLCA (“Núcleo Cuenca de la Sociedad de Lucha contra el Cáncer” in Spanish) before going bankrupt. “After that period of time, if the Government doesn’t pay its pending obligations, we won’t be able to...
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Foreign public companies could buy rural land

  The Assembly accepted yesterday the Executive’s proposal in which foreign public companies could buy, rent, or enjoy profits from Ecuadorian rural lands when embarking agricultural production projects. The whole operation will be overviewed by the National Agricultural...
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Two children had their throats slit in the town of Muey

    The parents – age 22 and 23, told the police that delincuents tried to rob their house and then murdered their children. Their version lacked logic and was contradictory, so the couple were taken to the Judicial Police to be investigated. Rocío Rivera, a...
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