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Ecuador leads self-censorship in the region, according to survey

  The 2016 report of the Latinobarometer Corporation ranks Ecuador as the country with more self-censorship to criticize. 34% of its citizens perceive they have the freedom to do so. The report contains results of a survey conducted in the region. Generally, it indicates...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Ecuadorians catch up the Spanish labor market

  Ecuadorians have begun to catch up the Spanish labor market, after the Social Security accounted for 71,662 persons of that nationality employed in July, 8.1% more than in January. Since the beginning of 2016, the number of Ecuadorians in the labor market has raised,...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Ochoa gives his version as a suspect of ‘reforming’ the Communication Act

  Carlos Ochoa, head of the Superintendency of Communication, yesterday sat on the chair of the suspects at the Attorney General´s office. The officer was summoned to give a free version without oath by the complaint lodged by Fundamedios and the Bar Association of...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Producers Announce mobilization for Thursday, September 8

  Producers of the rice sector organize a demonstration for Thursday with the aim of asking the authorities a greater support for agricultural activities. For his part, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement that the public company “National Storage Unit”...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Secom: the National Audit Office analyzes possible sanctions

  Fernando Alvarado, former Secretary of Communication of the Presidency and current Minister of Tourism, responded to the report of the control agency that noted a dozen contracts and payment agreements executed between 2013 and 2015. “The only thing that can be...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Fundamedios issues an alert for call to “insult”

  The Fundamedios organization yesterday issued an alert for what it considers a “verbal aggression” of President Rafael Correa against daily El Universo after suggesting “to insult its executives.” The alert includes “disqualifications”...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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A new presidential action against a disciplinary board

  President Rafael Correa insists that his power to “exercise the highest authority in the Armed Forces and the Police is recognized.” Judge Vanessa Wolf proved him right last week in Guayaquil. She overrode the Disciplinary Board of the Navy that did not...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Rafael Correa has won six trials between 2009 and 2016

  His defense explains it. “Economist Correa has claimed the right he has as a human being, as an ordinary person, like any of us, of safeguarding his honor,” Caupolican Ochoa, private attorney of President Rafael Correa, said yesterday. On Monday,  he won a...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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Secom arranged a promotion for AP

  The National Audit Office determined that the Communications Secretariat (Secom) used public resources to promote Alianza PAIS (AP) through a payment agreement with the Ecuadetalles SA Company Impulsa Ecuador, signed on October 23, 2014, to put out an obligation by $...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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IR refund will be made before verification, says Rosana Alvarado

  Days before the plenary of the Assembly approved in the second and final debate the Tax Incentives Bill for Various economic sectors, First vice president of the National Assembly Rosana Alvarado said this morning that initiatives within the project are controlled, give...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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