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Social organizations demand the exit Jorge Glas from the Vice Presidency

Ecuadornews:     A group of demonstrators, members of the Coalition of Social Organizations group, concentrated this morning in the surroundings of the Vice Presidency to demand the resignation of Jorge Glas.   With signs that say ‘A purge for...
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USD 878.3 million in subsidies to the social area

Ecuadornews:     This year, the government will increase the amount allocated to grants to comply with the Plan Toda Una Vida (Plan for a Lifetime Plan for its Spanish name) and other social programs offered during the election campaign. The 2017 Budget contemplates an...
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Lasso: ‘Glas suspension “legitimates” Moreno as president of Ecuador’

Ecuadornews:     Guillermo Lasso, leader of the opposition party CREO, and who lost in last April’s run-off, said today that the suspension of vice president Jorge Glas “legitimizes” Lenin Moreno in his position of head of state. “The restriction...
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Rice farmers ask for high-quality seeds and better commercialization practices

Ecuadornews:     The Technical Sectorial Board of Rice was installed yesterday in the Daule Canton, Guayas province. As part of the Productive and Tax Advisory Council, the aim of the board is to analyze the production, commercialization and financing problems of the...
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Attorney General opened a preliminary inquiry into the Singue case

Ecuadornews:     The preliminary investigation opened by the Office of the Attorney General on the alleged crime of embezzlement in the award of the exploitation of the Singue oil block, and in which 20 persons have been identified as responsible, including...
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Fine chocolate seduces the exotic world

Ecuadornews:     What started as a craft trend in Guayaquil, to promote fine aroma cocoa, is today an emporium of chocolates, some a hundred percent natural and others with fruits, exotic herbs or nuts that have taken the most demanding niches. The chocolate made with...
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What does it imply the fact that the Vice-President had been repealed from his duties?

Ecuadornews:     Decree number 100 – issued on Thursday, August 3, 2017 – strips the current Vice President Jorge Glas from his functions. However, this does not mean that Glas has been removed from office. Section 149 of the Constitution of the Republic...
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Ricardo Rivera asks for ‘money for glass´campaign’ in talk with an informer

Ecuadornews:     A new recording reveals conversations between Ricardo Rivera and informer José Conceição Santos, former president of the Odebrecht construction company in Ecuador. Rivera, who is tried for illicit association in the Odebrecht case, says:...
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Sanction to Venezuela will not affect oil price

Ecuadornews:     With a limited production and transportation infrastructure, Venezuela, like Ecuador, does not have the weight to cause an upward or downward impact on oil prices, according to analysts consulted. Ecuador would have to look for other sources to stock up...
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Guayaquil tempts the banana farmers of El Oro

Ecuadornews:     Banana exporters have been making decisions along the way since March when Yilport took over the management of Puerto Bolívar and raised fees. Del Monte, the company that brought one of its seven ships that sailed from the capital of El Oro province,...
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