Experienced and novice politicians, ‘head’ the lists of national candidates

Experienced and novice politicians, even a former president are among those who lead the lists of candidates for legislators for the elections of 2017. The first have more options of capturing one of the fifteen national seats within the Legislature (composed of 137 seats),...
Posted On 21 Nov 2016
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Christian Viteri: “Attorney General Chiriboga lies.”

The legislator representing the Guayas province, Christian Viteri (PAIS), enters the final stretch of his term with a dictionary his counterparts seem to have not read. What others would call “democratization,” he calls “corruption;” what others would call...
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Political parties resort again to the ‘screen talents’ for the 2017 elections

Entertainment programs, reality shows, comedies, and contests have become the platforms for which they have become known on national television. Some with an experience of several years. Others have excelled in singing, dancing, acting, practices that test their physical state or...
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Ecuador is among the countries with fewer holidays in the world

Until November 18, 2016, people of Ecuador have already lived eight holiday days or days of mandatory rest. This, without counting the bridge days or the weekends, as it happened with the past five days for the Day of the Dead and the Independence of Cuenca (from 2 to 6...
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Controversy over resolution taken for the sale of the Club brand

SABMiller will have to sell its traditional Club brand in the divestment process ordered by the Superintendency of Market Power Control (SCPM) before approving its merger with AB InBev (Anheuser-Busch Inbev). This is stated in a resolution issued on November 15 by Pedro Paez,...
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Issfa raises consultation on Attorney General´s law

The Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (Issfa) hopes that the Office of the Attorney General clarifies the application of the Law on Strengthening of the social security systems of the Armed Forces and the Police approved by the Government, due to the presence of...
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More executives of the Ecuadorian Football Federation will be investigated

That was the time in which USD 6.1 million were diverted from the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF). This is evident in the investigation conducted by the Public Prosecutor’s Office into the sports body and in which three former officers, including former President Luis...
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Russia opens its market to non-traditional products

Since October 21, nine non-traditional Ecuadorian agricultural commodities – jalapenos, cucumber, uvilla, tree tomato, naranjilla, granadilla, pitahaya, passion fruit, and guanabana- have entered Russia in compliance with the sanitary requirements of the Federal Veterinary...
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An alliance to jump sanitary barriers

The Government and businessmen agree on the need to open phytosanitary permits for Ecuadorian agricultural products to enter more markets. Both believe that the strategy is to work together. In 2015, the Ecuadorian Agency for Quality Assurance of Agro Quality (Agrocalidad) opened...
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