33 political organizations seek for formal registration with the CNE

  The “Integracion del Pueblo” party seeks the endorsement of the CNE to participate in the next elections and therefore, Monday July 4, 2016 it submitted 250 thousand signatures. 174 thousand signatures are required, but these must undergo the verification of...
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Analysts foresee a quarter of economic contraction

  It was planned in its institutional timetable for June 30, but until yesterday the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE) did not publish the results of the national accounts (economic growth) for the first quarter of 2016. The agency had been rigorously fulfilling its timetable...
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Methamphetamine seizure exposes the country as a transit point for drug

  The Anti-Narcotics Police Unit in recent days detained a woman carrying 700 grams of methamphetamine, coming from Colombia. This is the first seizure of this type of alkaloid in the last three years in Guayaquil. The use of this drug is rare in the domestic market....
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UP asks the Comptroller General to investigate the assets of Pedro Merizalde

  The revision of the six affidavits the current manager of Petroecuador EP Pedro Merizalde, has made as a public official, were requested yesterday by the leaders of the Popular Unity (UP) through a letter to the l Comptroller General of the State. The request was...
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More doctors come from the US to help

  The arrival of a delegation of Ecuadorian and US doctors caused a stir in Manta. They are 50 members of the International Medical Brigade of the Hogar del Ecuador Foundation, based in Cuenca. The mission of this team is to give medicines and medical checkups to all people...
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VAT collection rose in May, but does not offset the 16% drop in five months

  A timid 4,11% was the advancement of the VAT tax revenue in May compared to April. In the first five months the Internal Revenue Service obtained $ 1,748.1 million for this consumption tax. This increase does not compensate what was not collected last year, although it is...
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The trade deterioration touches the role of Guayaquil

      The port city, the commercial city, the port. Its own attribute is like a condemnation to Guayaquil in a time of economic crisis in which it has decided to be tackled, by government order, through trade restrictions. Safeguards on imports and, earlier, the quality or...
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