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Ecuadorian migrant who tried to cross the border between Mexico and the United States was finally buried in her homeland

Ecuadornews:     After four years of uncertainty and red-tape, the Borja-Cabrera family will finally attend the funeral of María Dolores, a 28-year-old woman who died in her attempt to cross the Mexico-US border. The trip without return began in April 2013, and her...
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Daily El UNIVERSO may appeal against the illegality of the penalty imposed by the Supercom

Ecuadornews:     Daily El UNIVERSO would sue the Superintendencia de Comunicación “Supercom” (The State Department of Communication for its Spanish name) for damages, after the Administrative District Court Nº 2 declared null the resolution that forced the...
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Ecuador, a sanctuary of biodiversity

Ecuadornews:     11 national parks are part of the National System of Protected Areas of the Ministry of Environment: Cayambe Coca, Cotopaxi, Galapagos, Llaganates, Machalilla, Podocarpus, Sangay, Sumaco, Yasuní, Yacuri and Cajas, which encompass the greatest...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Diverse criteria on the status of the refinery

Ecuadornews:     The visit to the Esmeraldas Refinery made by 11 legislators from different parties on Wednesday, brought different assessments of how the plant operates, after the detection of flaws in different points. In a statement, the president of the Economic...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Odebrecht’s new raids in Quito and Guayaquil

Ecuadornews:     The Attorney General’s Office Unit of Transparency and Fight against Corruption announced yesterday afternoon through its Twitter account two new simultaneous raids related to the Odebrecht case in the cities of Guayaquil and Quito. The operation...
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Aromas del Ecuador expects to achieve $ 16.5 million

Ecuadornews:     From August 30th to September 1st, Guayaquil will host a new edition of the business conference ‘Aromas del Ecuador,’ which will be held in parallel to the Fifth World Cocoa Summit. The executive director of the Institute for the Promotion...
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State subsidy in the port concession

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorian state would subsidize by 2 cents the increase in the harbor tariffs effective since May 8. Banana exports are affected by the tariff hikes imposed by the Turkish concessionaire YilportEcu, in charge of the construction of Puerto Bolívar....
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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A sit-in at the Chinese Embassy

Ecuadornews:     Thursday, August 24, two hundred Ecuadorians held a sit-in outside the Chinese embassy in Quito to demand the expulsion of a fishing fleet that remains in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands, a further sign of the widespread discontent towards...
Posted On 25 Aug 2017
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Quito awoke without buses

Ecuadornews:     On the morning of Friday, August 25, 2017, Quito dawned without buses. The strike was announced by the drivers, in the absence of an official order for the increase in the bus fares. People on the sidewalks waiting in the rain, closed stations, school...
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Lenin Moreno´s Law unifies the tasks against gender violence

Ecuadornews:     Twenty-two local and national agencies will form the new National System for the Prevention and Eradication of Violence Against Women, as specified in the bill submitted yesterday by President Lenin Moreno. “Three years ago, the Legislature...
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