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Lasso responds to Glas: “Do you want to debate now?”

The leader of the political opposition Guillermo Lasso has responded to Vice President Jorge Glas, who has challenged him to debate this morning, with a brief message on Twitter: “Do you want to debate now? It´s unbelievable, after refusing at every opportunity they had to...
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The uncertain future of the Citizen’s Link

The Citizen’s Link (name of the Ecuadorian Weekly Address) has been broadcast since 2007 and has informed the activities of President Rafael Correa, but it is still unknown whether it will be maintained or modified after the new presidential inauguration.   Last...
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Henry Cucalon: “Moreno does not have a blank check”

Legislator-elect representing the Social Christian Party Henry Cucalon spoke with DailyExpreso about the work agenda of his party for the new government. The fundamental axis is the economic situation, which demands a positive change and not a collective delusion. “We must...
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4Pelagatos: What if Lenin Moreno did what he says?

A State of welfare like Uruguay: Lenin Moreno points toward that direction. Some of his neighbors who know that Rafael Correa is currently making a lot of noise to cover the renovating messages of Moreno, state this.   Everyone knows that these promises produce skepticism....
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Jose Villavicencio: ‘If there are no changes, resistance will linger’

The new president of the Unitary Workers’ Front (FUT) Jose Villavicencio announced that they trust the new government, and confirmed their attendance to the dialogue in the first hundred days of the new presidential term, as well as a new moratorium.   Villavicencio...
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A drug laboratory was found in Lago Agrio

  The Police, through the Directorate General of Intelligence, discovered a laboratory designed for the processing of cocaine hydrochloride on the border with Colombia, in a mountainous area of the Guinea sector, within the limits of the General Farfan parish, in the Lago...
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A presidential order for extended protection

Rafael Correa would be the first former president to enjoy the security of the Armed Forces and the Police. On May 3rd, he signed Decree 1369 which states: “The former presidents and former vice presidents of the Republic, their spouses, and children should be provided...
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Ecuador recorded a lower crude production by 14,000 barrels a day until March

Ecuador was expected to lower its oil output by 26,000 barrels a day (bpd) as part of an agreement with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Until March 2017 the country managed to reduce it by 14 000 bpd. With the aim at stabilizing international oil prices,...
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72 port tariffs are discussed

  The operation of Puerto Bolivar started a change process since the Yilport Ecu company assumed the concession for 50 years. The firm of Turkish origin aims to turn it into a logistics port platform. From March 1, 2017, the company has executed works such as dredging of...
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The final phase of a  police and military restructuring 

The bill submitted by President Rafael Correa arrived at the Legislature just one year after the 30-S. In the explanatory memorandum, the president pointed out that the “militarized police model is exhausted” and that it should be “strengthened through a...
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