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In less than a month, CNE staff will review 2.5 million signatures

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) will review, in less than a month (until August 18), 2’530.000 signatures submitted by national and provincial political organizations that want to have a legal status. The reception process of signatures before...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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Journalist Jean Paul Bardellini denounces death threat

Journalist Jean Paul Bardellini, of the NTN24 network, has reported in his Twitter account threats against his safety and life. These threats have occurred after Bardellini was photographed by strangers. Twitter account @negrovergonzoso wrote to the journalist: “One of...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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Fall in prices has an impact on shrimp exports

  It had a contraction of USD 200 million in exports, although the sales volume grew by 14%. That downward trend is maintained this year. During the first quarter, compared to the same period of 2015, the sector closed with a fall of 6.7%. This is the lowest rate -comparing...
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Twitter accounts of Silvia Buendia and Ramiro Garcia Falconi are suspended

The Twitter account of human rights activist Silvia Buendia has been suspended. Similarly, that of President of the Bar Association of Pichincha Dr. Ramiro Garcia Falconi. In both cases, claims have already been filed by Buendia and Garcia Falconi, however, Twitter still has not...
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The CNE and the Nationa Audit Office receive complaints against Marcela Aguinaga

  The National Electoral Council (CNE) has received a complaint against Marcela Aguinaga by the affilitation process of Alianza Pais carried out in Guayaquil. Juan Pablo Pozo, president of the electoral body, has confirmed that a process has been opened through his Twitter...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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Ecuador proposes Chevron to create an account account for the payment of a litigation

The Government of Ecuador has sent a letter to the Chevron oil company to propose the creation of an escrow account for the payment of 96 million dollars ordered by the Supreme Court of the United States after a litigation. This was announced today by Ecuadorian President Rafael...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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5.4 quake was recorded last night in Manabi

  A new earthquake was felt tonight in several cities, but more intensely in the coastal populations of Manabi. According to a preliminary report of the Geophysical Institute (IG) at 20:20 of Tuesday an 5.4 magnitude earthquake in the Richter scale, with a depth of 10...
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Independiente del Valle, a team with talents from 11 provinces

The Esmeraldas province contributes with 13 of the 37 players enrolled by the club so far this season, as stated on the website of the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF). The team has players from 11 provinces. Among the Esmeraldas players, Jose Angulo (striker, 21, the new...
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Commission initiates today impeachment process againt Augusto Espinosa

The Audit Commission of the Assembly discusses today the request for impeachment against Minister of Education Augusto Espinosa. The Council for Legislative Administration (CAL) gave way to the process after a meeting Monday afternoon. According to the Organic Law of the...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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State arrears expand to 1.100 million

1.100 million dollars of arrears are maintained by the State with some actors of the Ecuadorian economy, such as suppliers and contractors, until last June. The information was obtained from the Ministry of Finance. Arrears are maintained, even though debts have been contracted...
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