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Barcelona SC, the executioner of the Brazilians in Copa Libertadores

Ecuadornews:     Playing away from home and against all the odds, the Barcelona club of Ecuador and Bolivian player Jorge Wilstermann put an end to the participation of Brazilian” “heavyweights” Palmeiras and Atlético Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores...
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CREO plans a strategy to avoid obstacles in the trial against Jorge Glas

Ecuadornews:     According to Legislator Soledad Buendía, the Alianza PAIS (AP) bloc has not been able to find a legal basis to allow the Council for Legislative Administration (CAL) to close the political trial against Vice President Jorge Glas. On July 18, the CAL,...
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Less fuel and Social Security subsidies in the annual budget

Ecuadornews:     The amount allocated to subsidies in the Pro Forma Budget 2017 is 3.4% lower than that of the previous year. The text arrived at the Legislature on Monday, August 7. The main adjustments to subsidies are for fuels and social security. 58% of the...
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Ecuador takes a chance on the Alba and Maduro

Ecuadornews:     The change of style of the new Government has not yet reached the foreign policy. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa maintains the same discourse on Venezuela as her predecessors Guillaume Long and Ricardo Patiño. She defends the non-interference,...
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The metamorphosis of Odebrecht in Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     It was not only corruption. After 30 years in the country, Odebrecht’s life is reflected in a long criminal record, outlining a prominent but eminently corrupt company. Since its arrival in 1987, the largest Brazilian private company pulled...
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Assembling companies will use more local inputs

Ecuadornews:     The automotive industry and the Ministry of Industries and Productivity reached an agreement to increase local component in vehicles progressively. The minimum percentage of national integration is currently 5%, according to Ministerial Agreement 12392,...
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Jorge Glas testified in cases for Singue and Odebrecht cases

Ecuadornews:     Vice President Jorge Glas arrived in Quito on August 9 to testify in two cases of corruption: the previous investigation by Singue – an oil contract – and the preliminary inquiry in the Odebrecht case for an alleged illicit association. Glas...
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The two faces of DPWorld in Posorja

Ecuadornews:     While a good part of the population of Posorja is learning about welding and masonry, another, the one dedicated to the fishing of Titi shrimp, cannot work due to the dredging carried out by DPWorld. While a good part of the population of Posorja is...
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August 10 motivates sit-ins and marches in Quito and Guayaquil

Ecuadornews:     Mobilizations and sit-ins will be held in Guayaquil and Quito on the occasion of the independence day (August 10). The central objective of the demonstrations will be to ask for speed in the investigations for corruption cases that would involve senior...
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Lawmakers bet on the trial of Glas

Ecuadornews:     Political organizations dialogue to prosecute the vice president. They propose a referendum to make constitutional reforms. The strategy points to three fundamental axes: the impeachment of vice president Jorge Glas, the referendum and the support to...
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