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Entertainment figure raised 44 laws in 8 years in the Assembly

Before becoming politicians and occupying a seat in the National Assembly, they were outstanding athletes, television hosts, beauty queens or artists. Their previous exposure to the cameras helped them so that parties recruit them to their ranks, sponsor their candidacies and...
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The agreement with the EU is included in the agenda of the two legislatures

A part of the Alianza País (AP) ruling bloc requested complementary measures to the trade agreement between Ecuador and the European Union (EU) to strengthen the national industry. Yesterday afternoon, December 13, 2016, the Economic Development Commission of the Legislature...
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Women repudiate violence case that involved the director of Daily El Telégrafo

The complaint refers to gender violence. Gloria Ordonez pointed out to Orlando Perez, director of the Daily El Telegrafo, for an alleged physical and psychological aggression that occurred on December 5 in Guayaquil. The case was aired – with photos and videos recorded by...
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More lawsuits against the Issfa law reach the Constitutional Court

They announced that they will exceed 100 demands, as published by Daily Expreso two weeks ago. Yesterday, it was the turn of the militaries in Guayaquil and Quito. They added another claim of unconstitutionality against the pension reforms of the Issfa, approved by the Assembly....
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The Assembly approved Law that extinguishes 13 suspended universities

With 78 votes in favor, 16 negatives and six abstentions, the National Assembly approved Tuesday the Extinction bill for 13 universities suspended by the Council for Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance of Higher Education. When explaining the suspension process, the...
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Military retirees ‘demand’ stability to Rafael Correa

A group of retired militaries “demanded” the President Rafael Correa stability in the high command of the Armed Forces, after he ordered a partial cessation last Friday. Nearly 50 former officers and troops, expressed yesterday in Guayaquil their rejection to the...
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