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Judge declares innocent journalist Martín Pallares

Ecuadornews: Today, the judge handling the case declared innocent journalist Martín Pallares, from the accusation filed by Rafael Correa, former president of Ecuador. Pallares wrote on his Twitter account: “The only witness brought by the defense of Correa has denied that...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017
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New varieties of potatoes for Carchi crops

Ecuadornews:     The most important reason for Carchi to host the 7th Ecuadorian Congress of Potatoes is because it is the first potato-producing province of the country. According to data from the Provincial Government, this province contributes with the 35% of the...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017
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Yachay, the emblem of the ‘excuses’

Ecuadornews:     The jewel of the academic crown loses its shine. The University of Yachay, opened on April 1, 2014, and housed in a patrimonial building of the San José in Urcuquí Hacienda (Imbabura), has three problems that threaten its future. The work, considered...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017
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The CNEL and Seguros Sucre must pay $ 39.4 million

Ecuadornews:     The state company Seguros Sucre is obliged to pay, in a peremptory term, a millionaire compensation to the Public Company Corporación Nacional de Electricidad (CNEL EP) for the damages caused by the earthquake of April 16, 2016, to the assets and...
Posted On 03 Jul 2017
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Cars, food, and medicine is what is most bought in the country

Ecuadornews:     Pharmaceutical and toilet products, vehicles and food are the most imported consumer goods in the first four months of 2017. They totaled USD 725.18 million, which represented 62% of the total consumption category, according to the Central Bank of...
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The SRI tracks Odebrecht’s suppliers in Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     Investigations now focus on the payments that the construction company of Norberto Odebrecht made to local companies since 2010, when the Brazilian company returned to the country. Staff from the Internal Revenue Service (SRI) is already analyzing the...
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The IESS will shorten the time of medical appointments

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) will invest $ 1 billion until October 2018 to provide more infrastructure and medical equipment to its affiliates, their children, and retirees. Of that amount, $ 300 million will be allocated for the...
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Glas calls legislators of the CREO and the PSC parties “hysterical women”

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas, has described the legislators of the CREO party Ana Galarza and Jeannine Cruz, and PSC legislators Paola Vintimilla and Cristina Reyes as “hysterical women.” They are among the 59 parliamentarians who...
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Lasso sympathizes with Martín Pallares

Ecuadornews:     Former presidential hopeful Guillermo Lasso has shown his support to journalist Martín Pallares, who is due to appear at a hearing today after former President Rafael Correa filed a lawsuit against him, accusing him of offending him in an article...
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The departure of Rafael Correa is scheduled for this month

Ecuadornews:     The departure of former President Rafael Correa from the country is scheduled for the first days of July. His youngest son finished the school term at La Condamine High School. This was one of the reasons why the former president would have been waiting...
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