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Lenin Moreno talks about the political situation during the change of guard

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno surprised with a speech at the end of the change of guard in which he assured that “nobody will prevent the implementation of transparency in Ecuador.” “I will not anybody intimidate me, I do not want to use a...
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Attorney General says there are more serious evidence than videos and audios in the Odebrecht case

Ecuadornews:     Attorney General Carlos Baca Mancheno said today that there is much more serious evidence than the videos and audios submitted so far on the Odebrecht case. In an interview in the Pensamiento Critico program, broadcast by EcuadorTV, Baca referred to the...
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Odebrecht’s informer was aware of failed negotiations in Refinería del Pacífico

Ecuadornews:     Refineria del Pacifico was one of the topics that José Conceição Santos, a former superintendent of Odebrecht-Ecuador, dealt with Alexis Arellano, a former manager of the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA in the country. This conversation was recorded...
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Lourdes Tibán: “A surgery to remove corruption.”

Ecuadornews:     Interview with the former legislator by the Pluri Nacional Pachakutik movement and an indigenous leader. Q: Former legislators have self-convoked. Why? A: I took the initiative. We will meet to analyze the political, economic and social situation of the...
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E-commerce conquers Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     A virtual mall where users have access to their favorite stores without having to mobilize is the goal of Mi.tienda, an e-commerce enterprise that employs around 15 Ecuadoreans, who decided to create this service a year ago. The beta version, says...
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People with disabilities are benefited with discounts

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian law states that tax benefits only apply to those whose disability is equal to or greater than 40%. For Susana Rubio, coordinator of exempted Nissan vehicles, this is a significant reduction in the payment of tariffs such as VAT, ICE and the...
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The Ecuadorian tuna fleet started the first 72-day closed season

Ecuadornews:     On July 29th, 39 vessels of the Ecuadorian tuna fleet began the first of the two closure seasons, of 72 days each. The measure was resolved at the Ninety-second meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (CIAT), held last month in Mexico....
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“We are on the verge of deflation,” says a former director of the Institute of Statistics

Ecuadornews:     “I think we are on the verge, but not yet,” is the response of the former director general of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) Byron Villacís to the question: Are we suffering a deflation? Villacís points out that the...
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Graphic system of colors would be included in the Health Code of Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     The labeling of processed foods in force since three years ago could be contained in the Health Code, whose first debate was already held in the Legislature. The regulation establishes that fat, sugar, and salt contents must be identified by colors: Red...
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Luis Gallegos: “There are private opponents that would hamper access to the US.”

Ecuadornews:     The United States is the main trading partner of Ecuador. In 2016, the northern country bought $ 5,410 million and sold $ 3,890 million in turn, “which leaves a positive trade balance for the country of $ 1,520 million. Figures from the Central...
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