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The CNE expects to conclude today the recount of the votes

An unexpected power outage tempered the explanation given by the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Juan Pablo Pozo to the press on the counting process of 3,865 vote tally sheets scheduled for today, from 08:30, at the Rumiñahui Coliseum, in Quito. Even the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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Insurance companies received 39,863 claims after the earthquake

The insurance sector has received 39,863 claims for losses after the earthquake, occurred in April 16, 2016, according to the executive secretary of the Ecuadorian Federation of Insurance Companies (Fedeseg), Patricio Salas, a year after the catastrophe, considered by the trade...
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Some media have not yet charge campaign publicity

About $ 2.5 million have so far been disbursed by the National Electoral Council (CNE) for payment to the media and billboard companies for the promotion of presidential hopefuls. The budget set by the agency for electoral promotion in the first round of elections was $...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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The fate of seven media are in the hands of Ochoa

Carlos Ochoa has seven days to rule on the complaint about alleged prior censorship filed against seven media by a self-styled Citizen Watch. Its members sued Daily Expreso, Daily El Universo, Daily El Comercio, Daily La Hora, Televicentro, Ecuavisa and Teleamazonas for not...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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Political uncertainty is very costly for Ecuador

They are not Ecuadorian nor can they vote, but international markets are aware of the impact of the elections in Ecuador and thus, react according to the events. They have done so in these elections, but in a contradictory way between the first and the second round. After...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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Another week of demonstrations

Mobilizations of the CREO-SUMA party supporters have not stopped since April 2 in Guayaquil and Quito, although, last weekend, these were less crowded. The meeting point is still the National Electoral Council (CNE). After being evicted by the public force in the capital, the...
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The CNE expects the participation of 960 observers in the recount process

The National Electoral Council (CNE) expects to conclude the recount of votes around 20:00 this Tuesday. Juan Pablo Pozo, head of this agency, makes these calculations. The process will involve the installation of an audience, the delivery of the ballot boxes, the opening of the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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The electoral process seeks the legitimacy of the results

The National Electoral Council (CNE) will recount today 1.2 million votes of the runoff held on April 2nd. But this process is far from clearing the doubts. Although the electoral authorities contend that having accepted 100% of the 3,865 claims brought by the CREO-SUMA and the...
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Lasso says that the Electoral Court has closed the door to democracy

The presidential hopeful Guillermo Lasso has pronounced after the Electoral Court dismissed as inadmissible the appeal submitted by the CREO party for the manual recount of all votes, and claimed: that “it has closed the door to democracy.” The statement reads as...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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Alianza Pais wants to turn the electoral page

The members of the Alianza Pais party seek to overcome the chapter of the vote recount to focus on the succession of the Government and the new structure of the Legislature. At first, Franklin Samaniego, Legislator-elect of the ruling party, had said that tomorrow there would be...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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