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ISSFA will take legal action after the government debits money from its accounts

The Judicial Unit for Juvenile Offenders of the Metropolitan District of Quito denied the precautionary measure brought by retired military Wagner Bravo against the government, to avoid the $ 41 million debit to the Institute of Social Security of the Armed Forces (ISSFA) due to...
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Tax fines distress employers

  Three months of tax payments that were not foreseen in the tight accounts of some employers and natural persons are yet to come. Xavier Salem, a young entrepreneur from Guayaquil, thinks that is important to express solidarity with the victims the earthquake 16A, but he...
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The spread of diseases after the earthquake will be the axis of an international medical conference

  From 5 to 8 July, the hotel Hilton Colon Guayaquil will host the XIII International Congress of Medicine and Specialties Kennedy (Cimek). An event than, as every year, and according to the Organizing Committee, it aims at updating medical professionals of all fields. The...
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The tuna industry seeks international sustainability certification

  The country’s tuna industry has the goal of acquiring the certification of sustainable fisheries, awarded by the Marine Shewardship Council. This was indicated to Daily Expreso by Guillermo Moran, coordinator of the fishing improvement project. The European market...
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SIP denounces onslaught of the Government of Ecuador against digital media

  The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) yesterday denounced the new attack by the Government of Ecuador digital media and journalists through the Communications Law, used as “heavy artillery” to attack, censor and silence the press. The chairman of the Freedom...
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For complaints against Alex Bravo, Alexis Mera requests criminal assistance to Panama due to 

  Former manager of Petroecuador Alex Bravo, who was arrested for investigations of alleged influence peddling, could face new legal processes. According to Legal Secretary of the Presidency Alexis Mera, there is a complaint about alleged payments from oil contractors abroad to...
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Why Correa can not live without his weekly addresses?

    The weekly address returns this weekend to its original format. And the 4pelagatos website posted an article about why President Rafael Correa maintains the “Citizen´s link.” This contains some of the secrets of the populist power of the media age: the speech...
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Aftershocks will be felt in Ecuador for a few more months

  Two 6.8 magnitude earthquakes altered the country in the early morning and yesterday morning. Until 12:50, the Geophysical Institute (IG) of the National Polytechnic School recorded 1,513 aftershocks after the earthquake of Saturday April 16; 25 of these occurred from...
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Two earthquakes revive the grief and leave 87 injured and one dead

The earth trembled again strongly and twice in a span of eight hours. Two earthquakes of 6.8 magnitude caused drama, grief, damage and casualties on the northern coast of Ecuador, one month and two days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake of April 16, which left 661 dead....
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The Central Bank joins the gold trade

  The Central Bank reported yesterday that Ecuador will join the gold market. The institution will purchase the mineral to artisanal and small extractors, something that will fuel the sector and will further increase the gold reserves of the country abroad, accordind to a...
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