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Alvaro Noboa: ‘If there is no consensus I will nominate’

  Businessman Alvaro Noboa resumes his political activity with his new party Adelante Ecuatoriano Adelante, which maintains the list 7 of the former Prian. This week he will start meeting with business and political sectors for a new convergence, which he calls Renovation,...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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Shrimp prices do not raise exports

The first half of 2016 shows a moderate growth in the sales volume of only one of the three main non-oil export products of the country. This is shrimp, which generated $ 1,217 million compared to $ 1,130 million in the same period of 2015, with an increase of 7.7%, according to...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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The elimination of visas in Ecuador attracted foreigners from Asia and Africa

  According to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) since 2008 the number of Turkish migrants has risen. The same applies to travelers from 20 countries in Asia and Africa. Everything coincides with the elimination of visas for tourism and the opening of...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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‘Unities’ mark the electoral map of 2017

  The National Electoral Council (CNE) finished drawing the map for the elections of February 17: 70 organizations will participate in these elections and 16 of them are national (7 parties and 9 movements) will be able to nominate candidates for president.   The...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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Comptroller General´s office found criminal evidence in the National Financial Corporation

In a special examination to the National Finance Corporation (CFN), the Comptroller General´s office found that in 2008 and 2009 contests were simulated through the inclusion of altered bids to award contracts of $ 198,000. The agency issued a report with evidence of liability...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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A fine for those who do not collect the faeces of their pets

  The County Council of Guayaquil approved in the first debate of the Support Ordinance to the Integral Protection of Pets, which focuses on improving the quality of life for dogs and cats. On Thursday August 25, 2016 the second and final debate of the legislation will be...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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Military assistance from China to Ecuador would reach $ 29 million

  Free military cooperation from China to Ecuador has been reflected in agreements and conventions signed between 2010 and 2016 and so far border $ 29 million. The information available at the Foreign Ministry includes an agreement would be in force until 2017, amounting to...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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The dark lattice of Petroecuador contracts

  Three detainees and assumptions of illicit enrichment and bribery are part of a criminal plot around negotiations of millionaire oil contracts, whose profits went into to bank accounts in tax havens. Investigations of the Attorney´s Office and the Comptroller seek to...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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Former Ecuadorian officials offered advice to contractors by using offshore companies

  The revelations of the Panama Papers continue. Two former officials used public companies domiciled in tax havens, not registered in their sworn declarations of assets, to provide advice to foreign firms in public procurement. They are Juan Vinelli Aguirre, who worked in...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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The Ecuadorian taste hooks consumers

Pacari has 35 varieties of chocolates. Products with mortino, verbena, lemon verbena, passion fruit, salt, roasted chocolate, cassava, cherry, fig, roses, peppers, among others. That mixture allowed the company to sell more than two million bars in 40 countries during 2015. This...
Posted On 22 Aug 2016
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