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Guillermo Lasso takes advantage of Lenin Moreno at the start of the second round, according to Cedatos

The private company Cedatos this week carried out a new poll on intention to vote in the presidential elections. It was conducted between February 23 and 24, 2017 in 15 provinces of the country; 23 cities and rural areas. According to the company, the confidence level of the...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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The price of a seat in the Legislature

A plan designed for the majorities. The allocation of seats in the National Assembly, reformed by the ruling party in 2009, returned to Ecuador a plan with obvious conveniences for the first majority of the country. Source: http://expreso.ec/actualidad/el-precio-de-un-curul-FC1127106
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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Jorge Glas filed a complaint about “defamation” against him

The vice president of Ecuador and candidate for reelection, Jorge Glas, lodged a complaint yesterday with the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE for its Spanish acronym) to investigate the “defamation” against him, which he said had been poured during the last...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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León Roldós demands Correa not to use a “manipulated” video of Jaime Roldós Aguilera

During the last weekly address, President Rafael Correa used the image of Jaime Roldós Aguilera, president of Ecuador from 1979 to 1981, for a space he called “The History of Frauds in Ecuador.” In that space, Correa said that the right has always used the “old...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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The national absenteeism reached the 18,37%

Five provinces recorded a higher percentage of absenteeism in the general elections of February 19, which reached the 18.37% nationally, according to data from the National Electoral Council (CNE). With one hundred percent of votes counted for the presidential binomial, the...
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There are eleven claims of vote counting in Guayas

The National Electoral Council (CNE) indicated yesterday that it performs the notification of the numerical results so that the political organizations can file challenges and the corresponding appeals. In Guayas, according to the President of the Electoral Board of the province,...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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Yilport takes control of Puerto Bolívar amidst controversy

Tuesday the Turkish company Yilport took over the administration of Puerto Bolívar, thus causing a revolt in the banana sector. The cause: the possible increase in a 178% of the shoring rate per box of banana from the truck to the ship and other services in equal proportion,...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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The big coffee company of the country will stop its activities on April

The company that took the country to the world concert of the coffee industry will lower the curtain in April. The work could well be called ‘chronicle of an announced death.’ Since December 2016, Compañía de Elaborados de Café ElCafé has been trying to reach an...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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The transport sector complains of the lack of road maintenance

The transport sector suffers the collateral damages of the landslides and the destruction of state roads cause by the intense rains of the winter season. The forced closure of the roads because of these events harms 8,000 units of a hundred heavy-duty companies and 12,000...
Posted On 02 Mar 2017
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