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Few convictions for ML

A nearly impossible mission. That applies to contain the crimes of money laundering in Ecuador, according to opposition lawmakers, who were present at the first debate on the Prevention of the money laundering crime bill. “It is incorrect. In 2015 there were 47 reports of...
Posted On 19 Mar 2016
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Military aircraft suffered a slow decline

The state of the Arava 206 Army plane and the bodies of his 22 crew members, in the plane crash that occurred in the Selva Alegre community (Pastaza), leads to the presumption that it occurred at low altitude, it was slow and perhaps a free fall. Rodrigo Rojas (Air Force) and...
Posted On 19 Mar 2016
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Accountability is still a monologue of the authority

Last year, 3,811 institutions that must compulsorily submit their accountability of 2014 met this requirement. This is considered an achievement of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control, considering that in 2010, only 70 institutions did. This process began with...
Posted On 19 Mar 2016
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Rafael Correa announces that cigarettes and alcoholic and sugary drinks will be more expensive

As a “big package of taxes of the citizen revolution,´ President Rafael Correa called a series of reforms in economic matters outlined in the Government Palace, in order to face a tax “hole” of $ 800 million. The measures will imply “a little...
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The rice industry does not need a new process GMP are not necessary, because rice needs cooking

Industrial plants that process rice in Ecuador will not have to abide by the processes of the called Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). The Industrial Rice Growers Corporation (Corpcom) applauded the measure, since such companies no longer need to meet a series of standards, as...
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Cocoa exporters with new policy

A new board for cocoa exporters  Juan Pablo Zuniga will chair the National Cacao Exporters Association (Anecacao) until 2018. The new board intends to continue with the growth of this group and generate synergies and alliances that support the entire cocoa production chain. The...
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Prices and pests, a lethal combination

The price of palm oil, say producers, does not cover costs. After the harvest, corn is paid up to $ 9 per hundredweight, according to Fenamaiz, pests attack the cocoa pods The boom of oil palm was so relevant in the coast, that was surpassed only by cocoa among permanent crops....
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The price per barrel is again below $ 40 More drilling platforms are currently operating in the US

Yesterday oil went backwards after data showing that drilling platforms increased in the US for the first time since December, renewing fears of an oversupply after a plan to halt the pumping that helped the market to reach its highest level of the year. Energy firms added a...
Posted On 19 Mar 2016
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Ecuador and Peru, set a plan against crime

Common problems were discussed in a bilateral meeting. Drugs, human trafficking and illegal steps will be faced In a two-day meeting, Ecuador and Peru manage to define strategies and to guide joint action plans to combat various crimes. The agreement was reached yesterday at the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2016
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