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A group wants to supervise the CNE to “avoid fraud.”

The National Anti-Fraud Front, which brings together more than one hundred movements, reported yesterday in Guayaquil, during a press conference, it has evidence that would prove irregularities in the past general elections of February 19. For this reason, Jorge Sosa, former...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Correa in Chone: “Give them back their tuna can, give them back their alms, we do not need them!”

Correa has expressly referred to the electoral campaign. “That is what is at stake on April 2, two visions of the society. A country of charity, where an elite thinks it owns the country and that others have no rights, they think that citizens are mere customers.”...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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The government´s party would arrive at the National Assembly with 49 ‘pure’ legislators

The numerical results of the elections of February 19 would constitute a fractioned National Assembly for the next legislative period 2017-2021, in which no political force would achieve an absolute majority. This represents half plus one of the total members of the Assembly...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Supervisor vs. supervised

  The candidates for the vice presidency also play their cards before the second round of elections: one as the supervisor and another as the supervised technician. Corruption in the state company Petroecuador and alleged bribes paid to Ecuadorian officials by the construction...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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The oil business adds delays and doubts

The accounts of state oil company Petroamazonas have some figures in red. Unpaid bills owed to Schlumberger, which exceed $ 1.1 billion are added to unpaid bills owed to other companies and even recommendations of the National Audit Office that are not yet met. In 2016 the...
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A palette of colors among the alliances of the ruling party

  PAIS’ allies had different fates. Only seven of the thirteen political organizations that make up the United Front reached some seats in the future National Assembly. For them, the elections results may be the difference between staying in the electoral registry or not....
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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Judge of Criminal Guarantees ordered the blocking of payments to Odebrecht

  The order is that the Refinery of the Pacific and the Public Water Company refrain from paying more than USD 40 million to the Brazilian construction company. That was the decision of the Judge of Criminal Guarantees, Gustavo Brito, before the request of Attorney General´s...
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The US Strongly encourages Ecuador to give a ‘high priority’ to the interdiction of drugs and precursors

  The United States warned on March 2, 2017, that Ecuador is “one of the countries where most illegal drugs transit” en route to North America and Europe. In its annual report on 2016 on drug trafficking sent today by the State Department to the US Congress, it is...
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