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Rafael Correa believes that Barack Obama is “firm and soft” with Cuba and Venezuela

  President Correa said Tuesday that US President Barack Obama shows himself “firm and soft” with his historic visit to Cuba and the extension of the decree that declares Venezuela “a national danger.” “In good time he did visit Cuba, if relations improve …...
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Rains wreak havoc in Manabi areas

  Rains have wreaked havoc in areas of Manabi such as floods and landslides in recent days. In total 20 houses they were affected by the floods recorded last Sunday in Flavio Alfaro, Manabi, according to a report by the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) and...
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Prosecution does not rule out summoning the Interior Minister to testify on the sale of police transfers

  The Prosecution left open the possibility of summoning Interior Minister Jose Serrano to give his version in the investigation conducted by the sale of transfers within the National Police. Attorney General Galo Chiriboga said on September 29 they are going to take the...
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Pacific Refinery still under negotiations

  Negotiations to get about $ 13 billion to finance the Pacific Refinery are well advanced with companies and Korean and Chinese banks, and it is expected that this international support is materialized this year, said Rafael Poveda, Coordinator Minister of Strategic...
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Foreign Ministry responds to complaints of Cubans who want a visa

  The Foreign Ministry responded to complaints of discrimination made by a group of Cuban illegal immigrants that demand the Government to regularize their status. On Sunday, dozens of them gathered in La Conception park, in the north of Quito, to demand national authorities...
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The works to extract the first oil barrel from the ITT have started

  The Petroamazonas state company made the first drilling of a well to exploit oil in the Ishpingo-Tambococha fields and Tiputini (ITT) or block 43, some of them located in the intangible area of the Yasuni National Park. The work started last Monday under the supervision of...
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Pillaro farmers produce fruits and produce canned fruits

  29 farmers of Santa Teresita de Pillaro have specialized in fruit crops and this is certified by the diploma they received. Now the product that farmers produce has entered the market and has its own label. Producers were trained for a hundred hours in production, value...
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Informer says that OAS diverted funds

  The Ecuadorian subsidiary of the Brazilian Construction Company OAS would have diverted $ 9.1 million simulating the hiring of technical consultancy to send that money to Andorra and possibly destine it to pay bribes, as stated in the confession of accountant Roberto...
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Agribusiness, at the top of the commercial pyramid

  For those who must take more money out of their pockets, pay more taxes for liquor, cigarettes and sweetened drinks, the measure is a ‘large package.’ According to the National Association of Manufacturers of Food and Beverages (Anfab) charging more taxes will...
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Tax law will include analysis of other issues

  The urgent economic bill that is expected to be sent today by the Executive branch to the Assembly would contain, in addition to the ICE increase to drinks and cigarettes, other key issues. According to legislator and member of the Legislative Administrative Council (CAL)...
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