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The State will finance the contributions of artists to Social Security

EcuadorNews: It was another last-minute decision. On the eve of leaving office, former President Rafael Correa regulated the affiliation of artists and cultural managers to the social security. An offer that took ten years to be fulfilled. The affiliation contained in the...
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Indefinite reelection is a reality

EcuadorNews: At least 5,795 authorities, including the President, will be able to run for the same position in future elections, regardless of how many periods they have been in office. On May 24, when Lenin Moreno was inaugurated, the re-election ‘padlock’ was...
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Automotive sector expects to meet the Euro 3 standard in September

EcuadorNews: Three months before the deadline set by the Ministry of Industry for assembled vehicles in the country to meet the Euro 3 standard, the national automotive industry ensures that it will comply with it by September, as indicated in the regulations. David Molina,...
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An Ecuadorian dish won a prize in China

EcuadorNews: The Ecuadorian dish “encocado de camarón” (shrimp with coconut) was the award-winning “Art Yiyin Silver Award” during a culinary competition in China. Pro Ecuador through its commercial office in Beijing coordinated the participation of the...
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Micro traffic leads the cause of violent deaths, according to Police

EcuadorNews: According to statistics from the National Directorate for Crimes against Life, Violent Deaths, Disappearances, Extortion and Kidnappings (Dinased), 26 of these violent deaths have been due to micro traffic (internal drug trafficking), followed by threats (11),...
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No cases of death of tilapias have been recorded in Ecuador

EcuadorNews: Following the report issued by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the alert for a virus that affects tilapia crops, the president of the Chamber of Aquaculture Jose Antonio Camposano conducted a survey to know if there were cases recorded in Ecuador....
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The fisheries sector expects positive changes

EcuadorNews: One of the first resolutions of President Lenin Moreno has been to give independence to aquaculture and fishing with the creation of a new ministry. The area players are optimistic with this decree. They expect more direct decisions and a ministry that is made up of...
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Indigenous leaders expect Moreno’s pardon

EcuadorNews: Indigenous leaders hope that this week President Lenin Moreno materializes his offer of dialogue and, as one of his first actions, he grants pardon to those sentenced and accused of terrorism for participating in the demonstrations and closures of roads, where a...
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Stores estimate a sales increase of 40%

EcuadorNews: From June sales are going up. Guayaquil stores expect that the growth can be between 30% and 40%. The managers of the stores came to that conclusion thanks to price quotes, they also have noticed that many customers kept their money, to make their purchases in June....
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The former Legislative Council of Administration transferred laws to a council whose majority belongs to the ruling party.

EcuadorNews: Four days before the new Legislature was installed, the Council on Legislative Administration (CAL), whose majority is made of members of the ruling party, reassigned the controversial bills processed by the Commission for Citizen Participation to the Justice...
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