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The interest of Ecuadorian companies to export to the European Union is tripled

Ecuadornews:     Since the entry into force of the trade agreement with the European Union on January 1st, the number of Ecuadorian firms interested in having presence in Spain has tripled, making it the gateway to a market of 500 million people. A year ago, about three...
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Francisco Rocha: “The propaganda state must disappear”

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorian Association of Newspaper Editors (Aedep) appointed journalist Francisco Rocha as its new executive director. He is a journalist and political analyst. Rocha hosts a talk show broadcast on YouTube called ‘Dialogues with Francisco...
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Contractor of hydroelectric works claims payments for $ 122 million

Ecuadornews:     The Delsitanisagua hydroelectric plant, one of the eight so-called flagship projects in the country, faces a further setback in its construction process, almost six years after the works began. The China Hydroelectric Engineering Group Co. (Hydrochina...
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New investments in coffee

Ecuadornews:     The shortage of domestic production, the high demand from industry and improved genetics encourage new ventures. They did a test: they planted elite coffee clones and today they are convinced that they will become great producers of the robust variety....
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The predominant complaint in rural areas: health care is ‘mediocre’

Ecuadornews:     His daughter swooning in his arms he reached the health sub-center of La Victoria parish, Salitre Canton, on May 29. She was dehydrated and needed an IV. Javier, the father of the teenager, had to buy a catheter at a nearby pharmacy. Outside the health...
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The Anti-Corruption Front will be installed on June 5

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno will receive on Monday, June 5, the members of the Front for Transparency and Fight against Corruption, in Carondelet. The body will be installed this morning. The President invited 13 people to join the Front last Thursday. They...
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Pólit, under the scrutiny of the Legislature and the Prosecutor’s Office

Ecuadornews:     Under the magnifying glass of two fronts. Comptroller Carlos Pólit, reelected this year by the Council for Citizen Participation and Social Control, is under the scrutiny of the Legislature and the Attorney General’s Office. The ruling party block...
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Two internet operators warn of problems by submarine cable damage

Ecuadornews:     Two internet operators in Ecuador, Grupo TVCable and Netlife, alert their users of inconveniences in their internet services. The Ecuadorian company Grupo TVCable reported this morning that its users experienced since yesterday problems of slowness,...
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The Odebrecht Case: 6 months of secrecy and an electoral process

Ecuadornews:     The US assistance was sent by the Ecuadorian Public Prosecutor’s Office on December 29, eight days after the country’s Justice Department issued a report that revealed that Odebrecht had paid $ 33.5 million in bribes in Ecuador between 2007...
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Only the official press will be allowed to cover the installation of the new Front of Transparency

Ecuadornews:     Only the official press will be authorized to cover the installation of the first working meeting of the new Transparency and Anti-Corruption Front to be attended by President Lenin Moreno, to be held at the Carondelet Palace, at 10:00 a.m. on Monday,...
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