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CREO-SUMA submits a request to count the 100% of votes

The CREO-SUMA alliance firmly maintains its decision to challenge today the runoff results announced by the National Electoral Council (CNE) and requests the opening of more than 41,000 ballot boxes. Medardo Oleas, former president of the old Supreme Electoral Tribunal, said that...
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A recessive year has a negative impact on profits

Net profits fell by 11.3% last year compared to 2015, according to figures from 54 companies listed on the Quito Stock Exchange. Paul McEvoy, the general manager of the BVQ (Quito Stock Exchange for its Spanish acronym), said a “not very encouraging” economic scenario...
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Alfonso Espinosa de Los Monteros, ‘I emphatically reject the verbal aggression of which I have been subjected all these years’

“They pretend to say that we have colluded in exchange for money to support a single presidential candidate and falsely announce his triumph, which can not be acceptable. That’s a slander, because here Ecuavisa, we announced the ‘exit poll’ results as the...
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President Correa says that after the recount Lasso lost 100 votes and Moreno won 143 votes

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa assured today that after the vote recount of the runoff held on April 2nd, presidential hopeful of the political opposition Guillermo Lasso lost 100 votes while hopeful of the government´s party won 143 votes. “The electoral process has...
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They returned to the marches in Guayaquil, despite the warning

On the night of April 11, hundreds of Guayaquil citizens returned to the streets for the tenth day of consecutive demonstrations against the government and the disagreement with the runoff results announced by the National Electoral Council (CNE), which gave victory to Lenin...
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Fausto Holguín: “CREO must file a lawsuit”

– What does CREO need to achieve the total re-count? – The claims should be framed in section 138 of the Code of Democracy. – But I insist, what evidence should the party submit? – They have to frame their request according to the inconsistencies found in...
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Seven media appear before the Supercom

The Superintendency of Information and Communication (Supercom) initiated hearings against seven television and written media accused of not publishing an article from the Argentine magazine Pagina 12, which talks against the presidential hopeful of the CREO party Guillermo Lasso...
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University students do not recognize the triumph of Lenin Moreno and ask for a recount

The Federation of University Students of Ecuador joins the request to recount all votes and thus put an end to the protests in the streets. Andrés Quishpe, national president of the student union, yesterday showed in Guayaquil a letter addressed to the National Electoral Council...
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After the eviction, the protesters seek to regroup

In a surprise operation carried out around 02:00 yesterday, the police evicted protesters who remained outside the National Electoral Council (CNE) – some with mattresses and blankets, under awnings – to reject the election result. The traffic circulation returned to...
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500 policemen guarded Lenin Moreno’s appointment with businessmen

During the meeting of the president-elect Lenin Moreno and businesspeople, the communication and logistics team evacuated all the journalists, camera operators, and photographers from the Wyndham hotel. The communicators were only present during the speeches prepared by Moreno...
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