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The Issfa “barters” three fields with the government 

The special session of the Board of the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (Issfa) ended with an agreement. The four macro-fields located in Los Samanes area, owned by the Issfa, will not be expropriated, but three of them will belong to Inmobiliar, so that the...
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TAME shall respond to the Ombudsman office for the suspension of routes

The Ombudsman Office officially demanded the airline TAME EP to report on the actions or the mechanisms of solution for the passengers who have been affected by the suspension of the Guayaquil-Cuenca-Guayaquil and Guayaquil-Latacunga-Guayaquil routes. Maria Paulina Andrade,...
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Colombia delivered to Ecuador 700,000 files extracted from computers seized from Odebrecht

Yesterday Colombian Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martinez handed over to his Ecuadorian counterpart, Galo Chiriboga, 700,000 files that were found on seven computers seized during the two raids conducted at Odebrecht’s offices in Guayaquil and Quito on December 23, and...
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The Police caught a human-trafficking gang

Through the border with Colombia, women from different nationalities entered the country illegally to work in brothels. Colombian and Cuban women were part of the list of young people who were recruited by deception and later forced to enter a network of sexual exploitation....
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Shrimp and fish generate higher revenues

A single shrimp company shows what one of the most prestigious aquaculture industries can do. Itsname, Santa Priscila. Its revenues? $ 426.5 million, 30.5% more than in 2015. Its profits? 19 million dollars. 54.6% of the companies keep their tax obligations up to date, and a...
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Rafael Correa could extend his protection for up to one year

Decree 1369, signed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, entrusts a new duty to the Presidential Protection Service: “To provide, if necessary, protection and security to former presidents and former vice presidents of the Republic, their spouses, and children,” says the text....
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Controversial laws in the last minute agenda of the Legislature

  The Legislature accelerated the treatment of four “controversial” laws before the new parliamentary authorities take office on May 14. Yesterday, the ruling party majority in the Plenary voted in favor of two bills: the Seed law and the reforms to laws that...
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Ñapis, an innovative toy made in Ecuador

+ Ñapis won as the Citi Micro Entrepreneur of the Year, a contest organized by Citibank in Ecuador, the Junior Achievement Foundation and the University of the Americas (UDLA). It was selected as an innovative toy. According to its creators, there are two versions of this toy,...
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Rafael Correa pays tribute to Fidel Castro

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa today paid tribute to José Martí and Fidel Castro in the Santa Ifigenia cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba. This was his first stop of a three-day visit to the island, where he will meet with his counterpart Raul Castro and will be decorated.  ...
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Diego Salcedo: “Correa is afraid to walk alone”

During an interview with Daily Expreso, Diego Salcedo, outgoing Legislator and representative of the CREO party in the Sovereignty Commission, commented on the decree signed by Rafael Correa, that guarantees security for him and his family after  he leaves office for up to one...
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