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Artisanal fishermen also need to diversify their activities

  Ecuadornews:   A country can not depend only on raw materials, in the case of Chile, copper, and in the case of Ecuador, oil. The conclusion is not new but it is for the sectors that must take responsibility to generate more revenues for the countries, one of them is...
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Cocoa is a national heritage

Ecuadornews: Ecuador is a major cocoa producer; and today is internationally recognized as the country that provides 60% of the world’s fine or flavor cocoa supply, due to its unique flavor and aroma attributes. Around 105,000 families make this activity the basis of their...
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Electronic money: its promotion costs almost the total of its deposit fund

Ecuadornews:   The budget for its promotion is 7.9 million, while there are only 8.6 million in its backing account. The 7.9 million dollars were allocated by the Government to promote electronic money from 2015 to December this year, according to information from the Central...
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Ecuador, affected after the global cyber attack

Ecuadornews:     The global cyber attack perpetrated last week also affected people and companies in Ecuador. The first reports submitted yesterday (May 16, 2017) by three cyber security companies said that about 15 000 people and 27 companies were threatened and affected by...
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Rafael Correa: “Filtrations in the Financial Platform are something ‘normal new constructions'”

Ecuadornews:   President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that water filtrations recorded at the Financial Platform in Quito (to be inaugurated next Monday), due to heavy rains, “are things that normally happen in new constructions” and said that the flood in the ground...
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Ecuadorian bananas will have a sectorial mark

Ecuadornews:   The Ministry of Foreign Trade and the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador signed an agreement for the development and implementation of the sectoral brand ‘Banano del Ecuador.’ The country annually produces about 7.5 million metric tons of fruit,...
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The Coca Codo project under the watching eye of the National Audit Office

Ecuadornews:   In September 2016, the National Audit Office found technical, contractual and legal infringements in the construction of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant. The work is in charge of the Chinese company Synohidro. The structure was opened in mid-November...
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Unilever, even more powerful after buying national brands

Ecuadornews:   It is already strong and will be more. Unilever will have another section on the perches of personal hygiene and home cleaning products in Ecuador. It has a collection of new brands since the 90´s. The powerful company had a turnover of $ 283 million last year...
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Two journalists investigated after pouring their opinions on social networks

Ecuadornews:   Journalists Luis Eduardo Vivanco and Jaime Cedillo are investigated by the Public Prosecutor’s Office, following the publications made on their social networks. Although the proceedings are conducted separately and are at different stages, they share a...
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A request to regulate the “bad comments” written on social networks

Ecuadornews: Two electoral officials are outraged by the criticism they received for the organization of the presidential elections, and one of them called on the new President Lenin Moreno to back a package of reforms to the Code of Democracy to regulate comments on social...
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