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Chayanne, Carlos Vives, Juan Fernando Velasco and many more, in a show for the benefit of Ecuador

  It’s official. Many Ecuadorian and foreign singers will unite their voices in one single stage next Wednesday in Miami. All for one purpose: to stand in solidarity with Ecuador after the tragic earthquake of April 16. Among the foreign artists who will take part in...
Posted On 06 May 2016
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Earthquake victims living on the highways to get help

  A plastic awning attached to four sticks protects Jefferson Alvarez from the strong sunlight, while he waits sitting on the edge of the Pedernales-El Carmen highway. People who pass by give him water and food. Beside him, a dozen of affected people by the earthquake of...
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The IESS plans to buy more bonds

  The Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) plans to buy more government bonds this year. According to its investment plan, it will acquire at least $ 894 million in securities issued by the Ministry of Finance. To date, according to official data from the Ministry...
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The US analyzes granting Ecuadoreans the Temporary Protection Status after the earthquake

  The United States is evaluating granting to Ecuadorians living in US territory the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) as a consequence of the earthquake that struck the country last April 16, a spokesman for Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reported today to...
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ISSFA refuses to be compared with a fraudulent system

  The Institute of Social Security of the Armed Forces (ISSFA) “is not a pyramid, is a social security prescribed by law,” says Juan Francisco Vivero, director of the institution, in a letter sent Monday to the head of the Joint command of the Armed Forces...
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Monday will be known if Luis Chiriboga is called or not to trial

  The resolution of the Ecuafutbol case will be announced on Monday May 9, 2016, at 10:00. The judge handling the case Ana Lucia Cevallos shall deliver her opinion to know whether Luis Chiriboga, president of the Ecuadorian Football Federation and two other persons indicted...
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Assembly pays homage to agencies that collaborated after the earthquake

  The National Assembly (Parliament) of Ecuador thabked today the assistance od 35 countries provided after the 7.8M earthquake that shook the northern coast last April 16 and caused 660 deaths, according to official figures. The acknowledgment was made in an official...
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250 tipper trucks with debris mobilize every day through Pedernales

  The waste comes from destruction in Pedernales, because of the last April 16 earthquake. Nearly three weeks later, the smell of death is still impregnated in the materials. Vultures are in charge of devouring the remains of rodents, crushed birds or food inside what was...
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The IESS processed 300 requests for unemployment insurance

The platform to apply for the newly created unemployment insurance is already operational in the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS), which until last week had received, 1,300 applications nationwide. The insurance was created by the Organic Law for the Promotion of...
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Compromiso Ecuador files an amicus curiae against referendum

    Compromiso Ecuador and the Quito Assembly yesterday presented an amicus curiae that rejects the opinion of the Constitutional Court on the referendum request made by the collective Rafael With You Always, which authorizes the delivery of forms to start the collection of...
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