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The Office of the Prosecutor accuses 14 people of kidnapping President Rafael Correa during the 30S

Prosecutor Fabian Salazar accused 14 people, eight as authors and six as accomplices, for the alleged crime of kidnapping against President Rafael Correa during the police revolt occurred on September 30, 2010. The preparatory hearing is held since yesterday at the Northern...
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The Legislature approved the Organic Code of Citizen Security Bodies

EcuadorNews: The Night of Wednesday, May 10, with 71 votes in favor, the Legislature approved the Organic Code of Citizen Security Bodies, which creates a Public Protection Service (SPP for its Spanish acronym) made up of civilians who will be authorized to carry lethal weapons....
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Four companies in the race to dredge access to local ports

EcuadorNews: Construdipro, Dredging International N.V., CRBC-Shanghai Dredging Consortium, and Van Oord DMC BV Associates, are the companies that have submitted their proposals to dredge the access channel to local ports. The Municipality of Guayaquil is still waiting for a...
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The informer in the Odebrecht-Ecuador case faces extradition to Brazil   

  EcuadorNews: The future of the financial trader who collaborated with the plot of corruption orchestrated by the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht is in the hands of the Spanish justice. Thursday, May 11, the arguments for or against the request for extradition of...
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Political asylum for Julian Assange under conditions

  EcuadorNews: Ecuadorian President-elect Lenin Moreno spoke again about the situation of Julian Assange. In an interview with the Peruvian media Andina, he ratified the stay of the Wikileaks founder in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. “We will maintain his status as...
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USD 15 million invested after two months of operation

  EcuadorNews: Five platforms, scheduled to arrive on May 11th, were purchased by the Port Terminal of Manta (TPM for its Spanish acronym). These, along with the tractor-trucks already purchased by the concessionaire, are part of the initial investment in the modernization...
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A sit-in to demand access to university education

EcuadorNews:  Carrying banners that read: “I want to study,” “Publish the list of quotas,” students arrived at the offices of the National Secretariat for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (Senescyt).Yesterday morning the young students...
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The banking sector recovers the pace of gains

EcuadorNews: The accounts of the financial institutions are recovering the stability and the good symptoms of pre-crisis years. Until April, private banks, excluding Banco del Pacifico, earned a net income of $ 83 million, a positive figure compared to last year: $ 53 million....
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