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Fashion looks for the ethical treatment of leather

One of the main concerns about the fashion industry worldwide is the impact of it on social and environmental matters. The leather and footwear sector in Ecuador seeks to join to become more competitive and thereby it wants to start a tour from the livestock breeding. Ximena...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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Rafael Correa will be ‘in the front row’ of April 7 demonstrations

  The Regime measure forces in the country’s streets once more. President Rafael Correa announced on Saturday April 2, 2016, he will be at the concentrations to defend the “citizens’ revolution.” This, in response to announcements of demonstrations...
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Three laws regulate the use of social networks

The Integral Organic Code of Criminal Procedure (COIP), intellectual property laws and regulations for telecommunications are the tools that can penalize the behavior of Internet users. After the new call of President Rafael Correa to win the battle in social networks, Juan...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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Correa on leaks: “‘wonders’ will come out of this. We’ll see who’s who.”

  President Rafael Correa commented via Twitter about the leaks known as Panama Papers (Papeles de Panama), where the financial assets of leaders and personalities from around the world in tax havens were exposed. “This is great! ‘wonders’ will come out of...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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A bad January for the purchase of capital goods

Industries started the year badly in regards to feed on raw materials and capital goods in order to make businesses operate. Both items have fallen, respectively, 29.2% and 42.6%, according to the import figures of January 2016, compared to the same month of 2015. 470 million...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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The search for oil is no longer so interesting

  The strategy of the oil companies is changing since low oil prices arrived in 2014. The priority now is to contain costs to cope with lower profits, even if it means cutting back on prospections: according to data from the US consulting firm IHS Energy, in 2015, with...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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The toxic legacy of the gold rush

Ecuador has suspected that the southern mining strip, which comprises the Portovelo, Zaruma, Piñas (El Oro) and Camilo Ponce Enríquez (Azuay) towns, where almost 80,000 people live, has polluted waters. But a total of 17 studies and updated reports (to which this media had...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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Ecuador paid 750 thousand euros to Podemos congressman in 2015

The government of Ecuador has paid 759,936 euros to the Spanish cooperative Kinema, of congressman Rafa Mayoral, of the Podemos party, to advise Ecuadorian immigrants in Spain who had trouble paying the mortgage, as explained by assembly members of Alianza PAIS, Esteban Melo and...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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From banknotes to plastic money: responsible use

The Ecuadorian government hopes that citizens choose plastic money (credit cards) for their purchases. Both inside and outside the country. This proposals are driven in the bill for fiscal balance Since Ecuador can not issue banknotes, the scarcity of these or their output beyond...
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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46% of young people in Ecuador believes that drug is circulating in their schools

  Marijuana and the so-called H drugs would be the drugs that young people easily get; the coast and the Amazon are the regions where the presence of drugs in schools are supposedly more visible; and the urban area is where teens would have mostly seen the substance abuse....
Posted On 04 Apr 2016
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