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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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The Ministry of the Interior has requested to investigate Luis Eduardo Vivanco

Ecuadornews: The director of the Divine Punishment TV show Luis Eduardo Vivanco confirmed via Twitter that the Ministry of Interior has requested his investigation. “Confirmed. The one that chases me is the @MinInteriorEc,” Vivanco tweeted. The tweet attaches an image...
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Credit Unions record a slight growth

Ecuadornews: The Ecuadorian Integration Network of Savings and Credit Unions, which groups 37 institutions, reports that in the first quarter of the year their assets grew by 7% from $ 5,087 million in December 2016 to $ 5,161 million in March of the current year. In addition,...
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Illegal fishing generates $ 23 billion in economic losses per year

Ecuadornews: Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing not only threatens food security, the sustainability and the conservation of resources, but also the economic well-being of people who depend on fishing as their means of livelihood, says the UN food and Agricultural...
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A Public Administration that no longer generates jobs as before

Ecuadornews: Official employment statistics speak of a recovering country that has generated more than 316,000 (mostly precarious and informal) jobs in the last year. But it has nothing to do with the contribution of the Public Administration. In the most optimistic labor report...
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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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