Donations in La Puntilla collection centers decrease

  In the main collection centers in the sector, like the Fire Department station at km 10; the Santa Teresita parish, at km 1.5, and the Naciones Unidas High School, there is a notable decrease in the amount of donations and volunteers that collaborate with the reception,...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016
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President of Peru Ollanta Humala comes to Ecuador with humanitarian aid

  Peruvian President Ollanta Humala arrived Wednesday to Manta, one of the hardest hit areas of Ecuador by the earthquake of April 16, where he brought humanitarian aid. The president of Peru was received by his counterpart Rafael Correa at the foot of the aircraft...
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Police arrests a suspected member of the Italian mafia in Ecuador

  The Narcotics Investigation Unit and the European Cooperation (Uiace) arrested Tuesday in Guayaquil Salvatore I., a citizen of Italian origin, allegedly a member of the Italian mafia, aka ‘Camorra.’ The detainee would be the main link for the shipping narcotics...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016
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Attorney´s office will bring charges against 13 people for the Arturo Jarrin case

  The alleged confrontation between Arturo Jarrin, former leader of Alfaro Vive Carajo (AVC), and the police has been in doubt for almost 30 years. Was it murder or the police fended off an attack? Today, April 28, at the National Court, Attorney General Galo Chiriboga will...
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IRS confirms a 30% drop in VAT collection by measure

  The two-point increase (from 12% to 14%) would generate a contraction in the collection of the VAT from 25% to 30%. This was confirmed yesterday by Paola Hidalgo, assistant director of tax fulfillment of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), at the Commission on Economic...
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Public services must be reorganized

  Technical inspections are not yet complete, but preliminary reports show the level of the catastrophe caused by the earthquake in the public infrastructure of Pedernales, which will force an emerging reorganization of health, education, police, judicial and municipal...
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Winners of the Art Biennial will be announced today”

  Oils, acrylics, mixed, and other techniques, were used in the works that take part of an exhibition that opens today at the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum. These proposals were admitted to the International Painting Biennial of Guayaquil, organized by this institution. This year...
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Cost of popular consultations is estimated between $ 30 and $ 40 million

    The National Electoral Council (CNE) would need no less than $ 30 million to hold the referendum that seeks to to annul the transitory constitutional rule that impedes the reelection of President Rafael Correa in the elections of 2017, as well as the consultation on the...
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IMF analyzes a loan request from Ecuador

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) received a credit line request from Ecuador after the devastating earthquake that hit the country on Saturday 16 April, said Wednesday Alejandro Werner, director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the IMF. The IMF will analyze the...
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Credit and debt moratorium to reactivate areas affected by the earthquake

  The Government, through various ministries, announced yesterday at a meeting with businessmen and local authorities measures to financially boost Manabi and Esmeraldas. Official data show 6,790 companies in Manabi, 163 in Esmeraldas and 36 in Los Rios. Coordinator Minister...
Posted On 28 Apr 2016
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