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Groups are preparing to take part of the Assembly

  In 2017 all roads lead to the Assembly, but not in the same way. Now, in the electoral anteroom, the three most visible political factions are en route to capture seats in a hemicycle announced as multicolored and disputed. The Unity, which is currently in the forefront...
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Banana problems in analysis among 35 scientists

  The challenges of the global banana sector will be analyzed next April at a conference in the United States that will feature about 600 participants and is organized by the National Banana Corporation of Costa Rica (Corbana) and the Association for Research and Integrated...
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The scholarship fund will have an allocation of up to $ 60 million

  State funding for universities is viewed from different angles by the government itself. President Rafael Correa warned he would reduce the allocation for two colleges: the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar and the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). He also...
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Taxes on Soft drinks worry small traders

  Small business owners are expectant to the list of sweetened products to be taxed more heavily, through a draft amendment. Carlos Gambarroti, administrator of the Economarket minimarket in downtown Guayaquil, said that soft drinks sales will fall if taxes go up....
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Three Ecuadorians were detained with cocaine valued at $ 15 million

  El Salvador Navy arrested three Ecuadorians who were carrying 600 kilos of cocaine in a boat, valued at 15 million dollars, reported the Attorney General’s Office. “The Attorney General´s Office confirms that 600 kilos of cocaine with an estimated value of 15...
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PAIS Assemblywoman, Vanessa Fajardo, is accused of influence peddling

  Journalist Enrique Rosales Ortega made a serious complaint against Vanessa Fajardo, Assemblywoman of Alianza PAIS for the province of Santa Elena. In a radio interview Rosales Ortega frontally accused Assemblywoman Vanessa Fajardo for influence peddling, he said she...
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Possible candidates are preparing for the race for the Presidency

  The race for the presidency of Ecuador has not yet started, but from now political actors announce their intentions to enter the race. The decision of President Rafael Correa to refrain from participating encourages many. There are 4 politicians who already formalize their...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Oil did not infect private sales

  In the two years of the cheapest oil in the last decade, trading partners have allowed the country to export more than in the previous two years (2012 and 2013) when exporting oil was like having money trees. In 2014, the the collapse of commodity prices began, but Ecuador sold...
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64% of Ecuadorians think that the country is going badly and 39% think that the situation will get worse

  64% of Ecuadorians think that the country is going badly and 39% think that the situation will get worse, according to a survey published Monday by the Cedatos-Gallup firm. The country is going through an economic crisis caused by the falling price of oil, its main export...
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Public debt is based on three pillars

  In February this year, Ecuador totaled 34,343 billion in commitments payable. Of that amount, about 54% are of three creditors. Who are they? China, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS). Together they total about...
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