off

Ecuador gets 11 Pan American medals

Ecuadornews:     The elite of Ecuadorian weight lifting climbed back to the podium. Yesterday the Pan American Championships of Weightlifting culminated, and Ecuador achieved an important harvest of medals. On the first day, Alexandra Escobar won the three gold medals...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Commission will re-confirm the social security debt figures

Ecuadornews:     The president of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) Richard Espinosa announced that by order of the National Audit Office, a new IESS commission was created to re-confirm the values of the State debt with the social security agency....
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Their empathetic hearts led them to create a bionic arm

Ecuadornews:     The disability of a fellow student who does not have one of his upper limbs inspired two students of Mechanical Engineering to write a thesis on the development of a bionic arm. The innovators are Michael Laz and Irving Guillén, students at the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil says possible tariff hikes would affect producers and exporters

Ecuadornews:     According to a statement of the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil (CCG), a raising of import tariffs would mean an affectation to producers and exporters. This follows the government’s analysis of the possibility of raising tariffs to 400 consumer...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Unilever can now manufacture its own sulphonic acid

Ecuadornews:     After 18 months of construction and 8 of operation, the Unilever company inaugurated yesterday in Guayaquil its sulfonic acid plant, which will produce about 16,000 metric tons per year, the raw material for the manufacture of detergents. The...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Ecuador will witness “the dialogue process” in Venezuela

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian Foreign Minister María Fernanda Espinosa insisted today that her country will accompany “every process of dialogue” in Venezuela, which has been undergoing a wave of protests since April, some of which have become violent and have...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Is the national soccer team a national heritage?

Ecuadornews:     No wonder that in Ecuador not everyone can afford a private cable television operator, and soccer fans not only cannot watch their national team playing but also the national championship. But is it a right or not to broadcast the matches of the...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Oil stands at $ 48.58

Ecuadornews:     The price of Western Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil for September delivery recorded today a 0.35% decline (-0.17 US dollars), and at 09.05 local time (13.05 GMT) it rallied at 48.58 dollars a barrel at The New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex). (I)  ...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

The Government hopes that the industry grows by 2%

Ecuadornews:     The goal is for the manufacturing sector to increase by 2%, Industry Minister Eva García said at a conference before 140 entrepreneurs, and members of the Bi-national Chambers of Commerce of five countries (US, Germany, Great Britain, Chile and Spain)....
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
off

Tomislav Topic gives more data on connections between Ricardo Rivera, Telconet, and his son Jan Topic

Ecuadornews:     Last Monday electronic engineer Tomislav Topic, 60, accompanied by his lawyer Teodoro Coronel Merizalde, gave his free and voluntary version before the Prosecutor’s Office on the investigation of alleged bribes paid by the construction company...
Posted On 28 Jul 2017
, By
12