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Animal rights progress in Ecuador

  In Ecuador, on October 1, 2015, the proposal of the Organic Law for Animal Welfare (LOBA) was established as part of the Organic Code of Environment (COA). That day, this set of laws was discussed in the first debate in the National Assembly. According to Peter Bermeo,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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Students of the Montufar high school are relocated and suspended by protests

  They felt they committed a serious offense. The District Board of Education sanctioned the student council president of the Montufar school, Gonzalo Criollo. “I have just been notified that I have been relocated. I no longer belong to the Montufar school,” said...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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A high consumption of sugary drinks is recorded among Ecuador young people

In Ecuador 81.5% of children and young people between 10 and 19 years old consume soft drinks and other beverages. This is indicated by the latest survey conducted by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) and the Ministry of Public Health (MSP): The National...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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Rodas says that the Government owes $ 70 million to Quito

    Mayor of Quito Mauricio Rodas said that the government owes 70 million dollars to the Municipality of Quito. “These are resources that according to the law the government must deliver to us,” said Rodas in a radio interview Wednesday morning. “That...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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General Gabela avoided the purchase of the Dhruv helicopters twice

  The International Relations Commission of the National Assembly resumed the investigation and summoned former members of the procurement agency of the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE) to provide their versions. Alonso Espinosa, retired General of the FAE; Jose Herrera, a former...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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Comptroller must still recover USD 854 million in penalties

  From January 2007 to the present the General State Comptroller has recovered USD 350 million for the state coffers. This amount was the result of the control actions of public resources and the management undertaken by the body. However, there are still USD 854 million...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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Guayas Prefecture hires the scholarship holder who told Rafael Correa he did not have a job

  Pablo Maldonado, the young man, native of Macas who shocked Rafael Correa during the last work report when telling the president he did not have a job, after completing his studies in Geology at the University of Colorado Boulder, United States, has been already hired....
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People of Ibarra pray for Ecuadorian citizen wounded in attacks in Brussels

  Relatives of Jimmy Ernesto Montenegro Rosero, Ecuadorian, 39, who was seriously injured in the attack recorded on Tuesday in the Brussels metro and which left 31 dead, are devastated by the news. His mother, Yolanda Rosero, finds no solace. In the living room of her house,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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President Correa met with LGBT community

  President Rafael Correa has held meetings for four hours with LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) communities in the Yellow Room of the Government Palace to review progress on issues of justice, equality, discrimination, education and health. Diane...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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Chinese debt stands at USD 6 395 million

  After a year of waiting, intense negotiations and trips to the Asian country, the Ministry of Finance announced on January 22 this year, in a press release that Ecuador closed a loan of USD 970 million, into a five-year term, with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016
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