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The threat of an impeachment against Jorge Glas does not fade

Ecuadornews:     Glas had to wait ten minutes to start his exhibition amidst the opposition’s booing and to calm down the moods of the opponents. The general commission installed by the Audit Committee lasted four hours, where the vice president began his...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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The export of yellowfin tuna to the USA will continue

Ecuadornews:     The Ministry of Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAP) announced that Ecuador will continue to export yellowfin tuna and its derivatives to the United States market after obtaining this year the Renewal of the Positive Certification for the Marine Mammals...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Ecuadorians spent 8% more on premium products in the first quarter of 2017

Ecuadornews:   During the first quarter of 2017, premium products had an 8% increase in sales in Ecuador, according to a consumer insights study conducted by Kantar Worldpanel. This type of goods is related to everything that provides a better experience of consumption. (I)...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Trial against Ricardo Rivera is no longer public

Ecuadornews:     The judicial file opened against Ricardo Rivera, uncle of Vice President Jorge Glas and five other people linked to the Odebrecht case is now reserved despite the fact that it had gone through the preliminary investigation phase and the investigation...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Remittances reach the pace of countries with migrants

Ecuadornews:     Six years ago Ecuador had no remittance incomes above $ 600 million in the first quarter, which is usually the weakest of the year. From January to March 2017, the country 625.7 million dollars entered the country coffers, 5.2% more than in the same...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Shrimp farmers ask the Government support to safeguard the investments

Ecuadornews:     The arrival of a new government motivates representatives of the shrimp sector to engage in dialogue with the new authorities to know about the investment projects of the industry that need support.   One of them, and the most important is the change of...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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A minimum increase for water bills in the agriculture sector

Ecuadornews:     Water Secretary Humberto Cholango promised to the representatives of the coastal water boards during a meeting on Tuesday: the increase in the cost of water bill will be minimal for farmers. On May 23, a day before the presidential inauguration, the...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Correa sues Martín Pallares

Ecuadornews:     Former President Rafael Correa has filed a criminal suit against journalist Martín Pallares, according to the 4Pelagatos website. The former president accuses Pallares, one of the country’s most prestigious journalists, of allegedly uttering...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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The Ministry of Finance again puts into question the IESS debt

Ecuadornews:     The existence of the health debt the State maintains with the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) for $ 2,527 million was questioned again yesterday by Finance Minister Carlos de la Torre 24 hours after the National Audit Office publicly...
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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Ecuador submitted a report on climate change

Ecuadornews:     Ecuador emits 60 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). The cargo sector generates 46.63% of the gases. The rest is generated by the industry, agriculture and waste treatment. The country is only responsible for the emission of 0.15% of CO2 in the world....
Posted On 22 Jun 2017
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