State of emergency remains and there were two deaths by earthquakes occurred in Esmeraldas

  Classes were suspended yesterday in the provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabi, due to two earthquakes of 5.9 and 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale, whose epicenter was located in the Muisne Island. Muisne was the most affected sector by the earthquakes recorded at 21:01 and 21:11...
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OGC Logistic businessman was arrested for alleged fraud

  Oscar Z., former executive of the courier company OGC Logistic _was arrested in Manta by the Anti-crime Intelligence Unit (UIAD). The operation was executed Monday afternoon July 11, 2016, confirmed Interior Minister Jose Serrano. Attorney General Galo Chiriboga also...
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Ecuadorian presidency auctions girfs for charity

  The Presidency of Ecuador aims to raise $ 1’118.089,15 with the auction of jewelry and watches that were given away to President Rafael Correa, his wife and the official delegation on their visits to Qatar and Switzerland in 2014 and at the South America and Arab...
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Legal uncertainties regarding the deportation of Cubans

  The Government contends that the deportation of Cuban citizens in irregular immigration status was made in compliance with the due process and respecting their HHRR. foreign lawyers disagree. They believe that there would be at least four constitutional violations. Juan...
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40% of trips abroad of assembly members were paid by sponsors

  The National Assembly allocated $ 183 791.69 for secondments abroad of legislators and legislative servers during the first quarter. According to the Assembly, this amount represents less than 1% of the budget. The legislature reported that “much” of shares are not...
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14.5 tons of drugs seized in six months, in Zone 8

  Zone 8 is comprised of the Guayaquil, Duran and Samborondon counties, and in the first six months of this year the Counter Narcotics Police has seized 14.5 tons of drugs, of which only 1.4 were destined for domestic consumption. The rest was destined for smuggle abroad....
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Scientists claim that the oil threat 745 species in the Amazon

  The expansion of oil extraction in the Ecuadorian Amazon could threaten the survival of more than 25 ecosystems and 745 unique species, according to a study of Ecology and Evolution that warns of the high vulnerability of the area. This research of international level had...
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IAEN would have replaced documents to hide the double remuneration of the wife of Rene Ramirez

The milhojas.is website published an investigation on July 4 about the double salary received by the Deputy Director of the IAEN (National Institute of Advanced Studies) Analia Minteguiaga, wife of Secretary of Higher Education Rene Ramirez. The information was published on the...
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Juan Carlos Cassinelli called speaks of more safeguards after the CAN issue

  An “automatic safeguard,” Minister of Foreign Trade Juan Carlos Cassinelli called the mechanism used by the government to balance the BOP with the Andean Community of Nations (CAN) and to active the alarm when neighboring countries devalue their currencies. The...
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The deadlines to pay the public debt of Ecuador get shorter

  In 2009, following the renegotiation of the foreign debt, interest payments fell from country USD 728 million to 531 million, according to the budget performance of the Ministry of Finance. But from 2010, this bill began to grow and this year the government expects to pay...
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