Financing of weekly addresses appears in SECOM reports

Since June 4, weekly addresses are financed with donations and not with public resources. President Rafael Correa said it about complaints against government spending that arose in social networks before the imposition of taxes for the reconstruction of the areas affected by the...
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The dead are also eligible to vote in 2017

  Leonardo Augusto Mantilla Arriaga, with identification card 0902029164, has been registered and qualified to pay in the electoral processes of 2009, 2011 and 2014, always in the Ximena parish, in Guayaquil. He is also one of the 12’816,698 citizens who shall vote in the...
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Correa says that Calvopiña was not appointed by his government

President Rafael Correa said that the two former officials of Petroecuador imprisoned Friday, who kept 300 thousand dollars in cash, hidden in bags in the roof of their houses, were not appointed by his government, but were career officials. Correa said that Marco Calvopiña,...
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Panama processes the extradition of businessman involved in the Petroecuador case

The Foreign Ministry of Panama initiated the extradition proceedings of Arturo Pinzon, Ecuadorian businessman arrested in that country last November 10, who is investigated for being part of a corruption plot in Petroecuador. The agency confirmed to Daily La Estrella of Panama...
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Julian Assange will be questioned by the Ecuadorian Prosecutor’s Office in London

Tomorrow the Prosecutor’s Office of Ecuador will interrogate Julian Assange at its embassy in London, on the crime of rape for which he is required by the Swedish justice. Ecuadorian prosecutor Wilson Toainga will take the testimony of the founder of the WikiLeaks website,...
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Remittances abroad rise by 10.9%

Foreigners who have come to the country to work have sent profits to their relatives. In the first half of the year, these totaled $ 150.1 million, an increase of 10.9% over the same period last year ($ 135.3 million). Colombia and Peru are the main destinations for Ecuadorian...
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Ecuador seeks to reduce trade gap with China

  The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Ecuador is considered historic and a great opportunity to close commercial businesses. Two of the objectives are to encourage the entry of non-traditional products into the Asian country and negotiate the tariff reduction on bananas,...
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Signing of a multiparty trade agreement of Ecuador with the European Union is rejected with a sit-in

Social organizations such as Ecuador Decide and Accion Ecologica held a musical sit-in Friday at the 12 de Octubre Avenue, a few meters from the Isabel La Catolica monument, against the signing of the Multiparty Trade Agreement with the European Union (EU), Signed in Brussels....
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