Antonio Valencia was named the best player of the year by his teammates

Ecuadornews: Any flyer or striker who meets Luis Antonio Valencia has to be stronger and faster than him and neither is easy. Defender Chris Smalling, who voted for the Ecuadorian as Manchester United’s top player of the year, assured this. The announcement was made at the...
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The Festival of Live Arts of Loja becomes a “priority and recurrent artistic event”

Ecuadornews: Outgoing President Rafael Correa signed Thursday Executive Decree No. 1416 declaring the Festival of Live Arts of Loja as an “a priority and recurrent artistic event to be held annually during the month of November.” On Twitter, the Head of State...
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Ecuadorian talent shining abroad

Ecuadornews:   Roberto Manrique, Domenica Mena, Juan Andres Saa, Mirella Cesa, and Cynthia Coppiano are entrepreneurs, they trust in God and have not lost faith. They are hard workers. Several Ecuadorian personalities had to migrate to find a space in the showbiz, but it was...
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More than 1,500 guests for the presidential inauguration of Lenin Moreno

Ecuadornews: At least 1,500 guests will accompany Lenin Moreno at his inauguration to be held at the Legislature on May 24th.  Official event details are confidential. It is a task assigned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which has not yet confirmed the list of leaders from...
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Music also sounds behind bars

Ecuadornews: The Ministry of Justice brought together the musical groups of the prison centers of Cuenca, Guayaquil (Fuzion R8) and Latacunga (Inclusion) so that the talent of its members can be appreciated. Manuel, 47, is a member of the ‘Libertad y Punto’ band...
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Ecuadorian fishing loses ground in Latin America but conquers Europe

Ecuadornews: The dynamics of the fishing sector is given this year by the effects caused by some trade agreements signed by Ecuador or competing countries. While in the European Union (EU) exports grew by 36% in the first quarter, in some countries of the region, such as Peru,...
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A new measure to control money laundering

Ecuadornews: The regulation that extends the obligations against this crime was defined in March and April. Artistic and raffle promoters will be obliged to report. You may have a perfectly legal business, but you are not free to be involved in money laundering. A disregarded...
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Lenin Moreno told bankers he will maintain dollarization

Ecuadornews: In a meeting with representatives of the banking sector in the capital, President-elect Lenin Moreno reiterated his commitment to uphold dollarization as an official currency and exchange rate regime. The appointment lasted more than one hour and was attended by...
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Swedish prosecution releases Julian Assange from charges

Ecuadornews: After 7 years of a standoff investigation over alleged rape of two women, Swedish prosecutors finally dropped the preliminary investigation. However, this does not assure Assange will not get rid of being extradited to the US to face charges on his leakage activities...
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Correa creates precedent for pardon in a case of embezzlement

Ecuadornews: In 10 years in office, Correa has pardoned 43 convicted, but only one for embezzlement. The presidential decision to pardon a convict for embezzlement, which is a crime of public administration, sets a controversial precedent in this type of pardon that previously...
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