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A catwalk to show the evolution of the Saraguro traditional costume

Ecuadornews: The manufacture of the indigenous clothing, accessories, of fresh and vivid colors is an endemic activity among the artisans of the canton of Saraguro. This was shown in the Intercultural Design and Fashion Parade organized by the local Municipality, which took place...
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A national story with gaps

Ecuadornews: The Republican history of Ecuador seen from the eyes of the self-styled Citizen Revolution. Since yesterday, the Carondelet Palace has its own museum. Only the implementation contract cost $ 444,806. The main protagonist: the outgoing president Rafael Correa. The...
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36.4% of US firms plan to invest in the region

Ecuadornews: More than one in three US multinationals still regard developing markets in South America as central to their investment and corporate growth plans, a study revealed yesterday. The main point of this investigation conducted by the Dutch service group TMF is that,...
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Seaweed farming attracts experts from Chile

Ecuadornews:   A group of academic experts and artisanal fishermen from Chile are in Guayaquil to participate in an aquaculture development exchange. The program includes talks and visits. Yesterday they visited an algae crop in Santa Rosa, Salinas. The algae grown there are...
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Carlos Baca: ‘The Odebrecht case should be listed as organized crime’

Ecuadornews:   Prosecutor Carlos Baca Mancheno presented his Strategic Plan 2017-2023 yesterday and announced that he will work in four areas: institutional strengthening, investigation, international relations and the fight against impunity. On this latter axis, Baca...
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4 Ecuadorians detained in Spain during an anti-drug operation

Ecuadornews:   4 Ecuadorian citizens were arrested in Spain, two in Madrid and two in Galicia. This adds up to the arrest of 20 people during the Marine Cyclone operation, in which 5.53 tons of cocaine were seized. The drug was found inside the Panamanian merchant vessel...
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The CAL struggle focuses on names than parties

Ecuadornews:   Choosing the fourth member of the Legislative Council of Administration (CAL) is a matter of names, not of coalitions. The opposition depends on the votes of Alianza PAIS to achieve a position. On Sunday, the president of the Legislature Jose Serrano suspended...
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Ecuadorian cosmetics enter the Spanish market

Ecuadornews:   The restriction on imports encouraged Ecuadorian makeup artist Gabriela Vasquez to manufacture her own cosmetics and export them to Spain. “We have been exporting to Madrid cleansing scrubs, brush shampoos and make-up removers for two months now. The...
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The Busque Escuela Guayas will disembark in 4 nations

Ecuadornews: The willingness of her father to serve the country when he was in the Navy and the movie Men of Honor (based on the life of the first African-American who became a dive master) motivated Andrea Polete Maldonado Burbano, 21, to join the Navy. Today, as part of this...
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Carlos P. C. was hospitalized in Lima

Ecuadornews:   Although Carlos P.C. and Carlos P.D. are detained in Lima, Peru, for extradition purposes, today the Prosecutor’s Office will present its opinion on the alleged laundering of assets that father and son would have committed in cases of corruption...
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