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Patino agrees that the Air Force is “diminished.”

The Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE) yesterday celebrated its 96 years of institutional life and during the military ceremony in Quito, its general commander, Cesar Merizalde, used his speech to talk about the importance of having the necessary financial resources “to keep the...
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The trade agreement opens the door to lower prices

After the confirmation that November 11 will be the date to sign an agreement with the European Union, some exporters are prepared to recover the commercial field they claim to have lost in that market. Importers, meanwhile, predict a diversity of products and better prices for...
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New legal actions against Carlos Pareja

Lawyers of the Bar of Pichincha add to criticism against Attorney General Galo Chiriboga. For them, the indictment against Carlos Pareja Yannuzzelli and Alex Bravo, for bribery and illicit enrichment, is a prize. Why? Ramiro Garcia, president of the guild of lawyers, ensures...
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Protests for the lack of jobs

Social organizations held yesterday the fourth day of protests in opposition to unemployment, corruption, and protection of the social security. Mesias Tatamuez, of the CEDOCUT, said that the march was planned to protest against the dismissal of workers and the lack of...
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Rafael Correa, Jorge Glas, and four officials were summoned to appear for alleged use of public resources in APconvention 

The judge of the Electoral Tribunal, Patricia Zambrano, ordered the appearance of six civil servants to a hearing test and trial for the alleged use of public resources in the broadcast of the Alianza PAIS convention by the public and seized media, on October 1st. Those summoned...
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Alianza PAIS analyzes a possible impeachment against Attorney General Chiriboga in a “war room.”

The meeting of the Assembly members of Alianza Pais to analyze the actions of the Attorney General of Ecuador, Galo Chiriboga, and the possibility of impeaching him to remove him lasted four hours, said Blanca Arguello, Legislator of the AP party, who also revealed the formation...
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Judge orders detention of Cléver Jimenez and Fernando Villavicencio

After more than eight hours of an evaluation and preparatory hearing to trial, Judge Jorge Blum, of the National Court, ordered this morning preventive detention for former Assemblyman Cléver Jimenez and his old adviser Fernando Villavicencio. They are involved in the case that...
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Petroecuador: agents investigate if prosecuted people donated goods

The house is within one of the most exclusive residential areas of Cumbayá, a sector located in the east of Quito. Its cost exceeds USD 600 000. For a week now, access to that property is restricted. The guards say that only the prosecution staff can access it. The house belongs...
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Jorge Lanata said he would not do journalism in Ecuador

He expressed surprise regarding the fact that the media have accepted the Communications Law in Ecuador that is in force since 2013. Jorge Lanata, an Argentine journalist who in forty years of practice has received 21 times the Martin Fierro Award, considered that the legal body...
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A little over a million dollars has been spent, says Lenin Moreno

The presidential candidate of the Alianza PAIS (AP) party, Lenin Moreno, said that “a little over a million dollars has been spent” during the three years of his stay in Geneva as a special envoy of the United Nations (UN) for disabled people, a single allocation of $...
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