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Tropical Fruit bets on ‘green’

He is 33, but carries on his shoulders the challenge and responsibility to carry forward the company where he works. A year ago, Oswaldo Menendez accepted the proposal of being the CEO of Tropical Fruit, one of the most important banana exporting companies in the country, that...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016
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Opportunities for fishing and aquaculture exports to the European Union

Ecuadorian sales of fishery and aquaculture products to the European market represent 45.3% of total exports to that market. In 2014, the last year with complete available statistics, fisheries and aquaculture exports fell to $ 1,351 million, 0.3% less than the previous year. The...
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Spain sends UME staff to Ecuador to assist in rescue efforts

  Spain has sent a plane to Ecuador with 50 members of the Military Emergency Unit and trained dogs to assist in the localization tasks of potential victims of the earthquake suffered by the Latin American country. This assistance has materialized after the conversation held...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016
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The EU donates 1 million Euros and experts to help earthquake victims

The European Commission announced on Monday April 18 an “initial support” of one million euros to Ecuador by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast and left 272 dead and more than 2,000 wounded. The statement also specifies that humanitarian experts of...
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80% of the houses that suffered damage in Babahoyo were of composite construction

  One hundred and eighteen homes have been affected along 16 blocks in the area known as Bypass in this town located in Los Rios province, after the earthquake of Saturday night. Horror took hold of the people, who left their homes to seek help. The town went dark by power...
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Portoviejo completely destroyed

Destroyed. This is the word that best describes the current situation of the capital of the province of Manabi. Collapsed buildings. Collapsed houses. It was a candlelight vigil. Most people did not sleep. And the few who did could rest with one eye open and one closed. The...
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United States expresses its solidarity and offers assistance to Ecuador.” by the earthquake

  United States Secretary of State John Kerry in a note sent to the government of Ecuador said: “we stand with the people of the United States to express our deepest condolences for the loss of lives as a result of yesterday’s earthquake in Ecuador.” “Our...
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International financial organization offers support to Ecuador

The World Bank empathized with Ecuador and offered support before the earthquake that shook several provinces, on Saturday at 18:58. In a press release addressed to this newspaper, the international organization said that a team of specialists in risk management and damage...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016
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Rescue and cleanup tasks are focused in three provinces

  Human and material losses, as well as affected road infrastructure are the main damage left by the earthquake of 7.8 degrees on the Richter scale on Saturday afternoon, April 16. Yesterday (April 17), the Risk Management Secretariat reported that 272 people died and 2,068 were...
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Do you want to help? these are the options to donate

  Four channels for the delivery of donations of victuals and money have been officially set, on through the Ministry of Social Inclusion, the other two through the municipalities of Quito and Guayaquil, and a fourth through the Episcopal Conference. The central government,...
Posted On 18 Apr 2016
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