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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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Celebrations in Ecuador for the 208 years anniversary of the First Independence uprising

Ecuadornews:     Today, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno placed a wreath on the Independencia Monument, located in the Independence Square in Quito. This was his first activity to commemorate the 208 years of the First Independence uprising from the Spanish Crown. On...
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Raid to house of former social security official leaves weapons as a result

Ecuadornews: The Attorney General’s Office carried out a raid at the home of former IESS coordinator Maria Sol Larrea for a case of illicit enrichment. The operation left as a result several weapons and documents seized. Today, August 10, 2017, the Attorney General’s...
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Yilda Banchon excelled in a competition in the United States

Ecuadornews:   At age 16, Yilda Banchón has already climbed another step in her career. Her joy speaks of the four medals she brought from the United States last month. She won first place in several categories of the iPOP contest. IPOP The International Presentation Of...
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JAC, a Chinese brand, already assembles its cars in the country

Ecuadornews:     With an approximate investment of $ 3 million in machinery and state-of-the-art technology, Chinese importer company JAC Motors, along with assembling companies Armacar, and Aymesa, started the production of the JAC S3 SUV in Quito. The vehicle has a...
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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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