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Ten military leaders dismissed in one year; some after giving their opinion

  The dismissal of General Luis Castro from the army leadership is the fourth change within the command of the Armed Forces (FF.AA.) in the last year. It is the first of 2017 and only reaches the terrestrial branch. The three changes of 2016 concern the naval and the air...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Ecuador’s domestic debt rises to $ 1.8 billion

The financing registered in the Budgetary Execution of the Ministry of Finance grew between February and March to $ 1.8 billion. While revenues registered for indebtedness until February 2017 amounted to $ 2,496.9 million, so far in March the figure rose to $ 4.296 million....
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Guillermo Lasso is the lesser evil, says Paco Moncayo

The former presidential hopeful for the National Agreement for Change, Paco Moncayo, said yesterday through Twitter that he will vote for Guillermo Lasso in the second round of elections, as the only way to get rid of the correism*. “There is no other way to get rid of...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Jorge Glas rejects slanders against him

The current Vice President and candidate for re-election, Jorge Glas, in an interview conducted by Luisa Delgadillo for the television channel RTS, denied the statements about irregularities in his management and announced that this would be his last political campaign....
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Guillermo Lasso proposes employment and respect for the Armed Forces

Guillermo Lasso, presidential hopeful for the Creo-SUMA alliance, has publicly presented at least 17 offers during his campaign. The most promoted is the creation of 1 million jobs, in four years of government. But the list also includes strengthening the security and social...
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The CNE convened the Armed Forces to talk about the chain of electoral custody

On the same day that the National Electoral Council (CNE) proclaimed the official results for President and Vice-President, former Army Commander General Luis Castro Ayala stated that the chain of electoral custody had not been fully respected. Although for the electoral...
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Doubts about the electoral process extend to the chain of custody of votes

A denunciation of who was until Monday the supreme head of the Army, General Luis Castro, ignited a new alert in the electoral scene. An alert that the National Electoral Council (CNE) tries to deactivate and that, for the opposition, is proof of the alleged irregularities in the...
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The president insists on the coup conspiracy theory

Three days after the official start of the election campaign for the second round, President Rafael Correa predicts an attempted coup by the political opposition, which he said will not accept “the strong results at the polls similar to those of February 19.” He did...
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Former mate of Ivan Espinel supports Guillermo Lasso

The former candidate for vice president Doris Quiroz, announced Tuesday her support for the presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso. Iván Espinel, with whom she formed the binomial of the Fuerza Compromiso Social party, had already announced his position for the government party...
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Bananas warm Puerto Bolivar

The banana farmers try to reverse a decision taken by who from this week operates the Puerto Bolivar port under the figure of concession. YiportEcu, forced to pay a lease fee, equivalent to about 5 million dollars, set a rise from 13 to 28 cents per box. Rafael Sapiña...
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