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Correa calls the dialogue of Moreno and the CONAIE a “disloyal and mediocre snub”

Ecuadornews:     Former President Rafael Correa has questioned through his Twitter account the dialogue between his successor President Lenin Moreno and the leaders of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities (CONAIE). Moreno offered to lease the CONAIE two...
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Afro-Ecuadorians call for a referendum

Ecuadornews:     Afro-Ecuadorians also hope to be included in the dialogue proposed by President Lenin Moreno. “The government has met with all sectors, but the afros have not yet been called,” said leader David Quiñónez yesterday. Uriel Carriel, the leader...
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“Rafael Correa decreed impunity”

Ecuadornews:     Interview to Legislator for Azuay representing the SUMA-CREO Party. An economist, Esteban Bernal is a member of the Biodiversity Commission. He led the political campaigns of Mayor of Cuenca Marcelo Cabrera and Governor of Azuay Paúl Carrasco. Q: Why a...
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Tariff adjustment will be discussed in the Advisory Council

Ecuadornews:     Before applying a tariff adjustment to 403 products, the Government will analyze it together with the country’s companies. The announcement was made on July 4 by Foreign Trade Minister Pablo Campana, in the framework of the first business meeting...
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Police found more than a ton of drugs

Ecuadornews:     Police agents seized more than a ton of cocaine hidden in a cane house located on a beach in the San Mateo parish in Manta (Manabí) last Monday night. The drug stash consists of 1,224 brick-type packages that were stored in 34 jute sacks. “The...
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Galapagos: a Russian tourist publishes photos of protected species on social networks

Ecuadornews:     Tuesday, several photographs showing a man touching protected species of the Galapagos Islands were disseminated through social networks, this act constitutes a violation of the law. The images were published in the account of Oleg Savrasov...
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Adjustment in the cost of the Pacific Refinery, up to 47%

Ecuadornews:     The cost of the Pacific Refinery would be adjusted between a 34% and a 47%, in order to make it more attractive for private investment. Minister of Hydrocarbons Carlos Perez stated this yesterday and added that the Government is committed to promoting...
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Jorge Glas will render his version of Odebrecht in the Office of the Prosecutor today

Ecuadornews:     Today, at 09:00, Vice President Jorge Glas will appear before Attorney General Carlos Baca Mancheno to give his version on the case of the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. Glas appeared in Parliament on June 21st, accompanied by his followers....
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The CAF approved a credit for $ 150 million for Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     In the framework of the CLX meeting of the Board of Directors of the CAF (Development Bank of Latin American), which is being held in Santa Cruz (Bolivia), a loan of $ 150 million was approved for Ecuador. A statement from the Ministry of Finance...
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The Conaie and the Government approach after seven years of political confrontation

Ecuadornews:     Seven years passed before the leaders of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) re-entered the Presidency to present their proposals, although they were not totally satisfied. In October 2009, under the leadership of Marlon...
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