Jorge Glas to Lenin Moreno: “Are you preparing the ground to persecute your old companions and quench your thirst for revenge?

Ecuadornews:   “I know very well what I am facing for saying this, my dear colleagues. More persecutions, requests for political trials, more defamations, and personal threats may come. I have been accused of everything, and they have not been able to prove anything...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017
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Bishops of Ecuador express annoyance after the “Intimacy is political” sample

Ecuadornews:     The Episcopal Conference of Ecuador expressed on August 1st its dissatisfaction with the art exhibition “Intimacy is political” in the belief that, “in the name of freedom of expression,” it attempts against “the...
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Mining company draws route for power line

Ecuadornews:     Lundin Gold will build an electric transmission line of 43.83 kilometers that will cross five parishes of two cantons (Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe). This is the next milestone to be achieved by Lundin Gold in the Fruta del Norte gold project...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017
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Fishermen and shrimp farmers wait for renewal of law

Ecuadornews:     The dialogue was attended by representatives of the tuna industry, shrimp producers, and leaders, who proposed increasing exports to generate foreign exchange. Gustavo Núñez, from the Ecuadorian Chamber of Tuna Industrialists and Processors, explained...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017
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Glas pleaded for Satellite TV, according to Montufar

Ecuadornews:     Former Legislator Cesar Montufar submitted to the Prosecutor´s Office new documents that would allegedly relate Vice President Jorge Glas in the Odebrecht case. Montufar said that “at least until 2009” Glas was a representative of TV...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017
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The debt Correa contracted goes to audit

Ecuadornews:     The findings of Lenin Moreno in the national accounts ignited the alarms of the control agencies. The National Audit Office, for example, signed a request on Monday for a special audit of debts contracted by the State from 2012 to May 24 of this year....
Posted On 02 Aug 2017
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Fishermen ask for more miles to find catches

Ecuadornews:     On the second working day of the advisory boards, set up in Portoviejo (Manabí), representatives of the fishery and shrimp sector had the opportunity to express their needs to the authorities. Requests include reforming the current Fisheries Law and...
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The government of Ecuador analyzes import request for maize

Ecuadornews:     The Government analyzes a request from the National Poultry Corporation (Conave) to allow imports of corn, used as animal feed. According to its president, Juan Fernando Gutiérrez, 80% of the poultry sector of the country has a deficit of around 300...
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Ecuador will seek a trade agreement with the United States from September

Ecuadornews:     One of the recurring orders from the productive sector, especially from exporters, is the signing of a trade agreement with the leading business partner of Ecuador, the United States, that would begin to crystallize in September. This was announced...
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‘Casa Para Todos’ Plan starts in Manabi

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno started the “Casa Para Todos” Plan in the province of Manabí on Tuesday, August 1st. The president came to the San Alejo (Portoviejo) and Ceibos Renacer (Manta) sectors where the simultaneous launch of the housing plan...
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