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Ecuador gives Odebrecht a month to solve problems in a pipeline

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian Minister of Hydrocarbons Carlos Perez said that if the Brazilian firm Odebrecht does not solve problems detected in the Pascuales Cuenca pipeline within a month, the state could terminate the contract Perez gave a month to the Brazilian...
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7 illegal Ecuadorians arrested on Colombian Caribbean island of San Andrés

Ecuadornews:     Seven citizens of Ecuadorian nationality who remained irregularly in Colombia were detained by the authorities when they were sailing waters of the Caribbean island of San Andrés. “In the last hours, units of Coast Guard found seven Ecuadorians...
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The President prepares the scenario for the referendum

Ecuadornews:     The Legislative bloc of Alianza PAIS paves the way to analyze the scope of a possible referendum call, a week after the opposition sectors raised their proposals. Yesterday afternoon, the legislators had a meeting to discuss this point. The possibility...
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More than 30 importers from 12 countries participate in the “Aromas del Ecuador 2017”

Ecuadornews:     For the seventh consecutive year, the Institute for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (Pro Ecuador) held the “Aromas del Ecuador 2017” business conference in Guayaquil. 75 Ecuadorian exporters representing the coffee, cocoa and...
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Oil ‘will save’ the 2018 accounts

Ecuadornews:     The goals are moderate and are already set. Today, the Legislature will approve this year´s State Budget, which totals 36,818 million dollars. The authorities expect to take the next step and define the scenario of 2018. They say, there will be changes...
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Glas, a victim of Montecristi

Ecuadornews:     Vice President Jorge Glas has said he will fulfill his term. He has no functions and does not intend to resign, although he was linked to the Odebrecht case for an alleged illicit association. His uncle Ricardo Rivera and others are under investigation...
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Illicit association carries related offenses

Ecuadornews:     On the decision taken by prosecutor Diana Salazar to link Vice President Jorge Glas in this case, his lawyer, Franco Loor, said that “the media lynching influenced judicial decisions.” Loor added that to have a correct resolution in this...
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Odebrecht paid kickbacks to obtain contracts in the Pacific Refinery

Ecuadornews:     The National Court of Justice asked the Interpol to track and capture Venezuelan citizen Freddy Salas Neuman. This foreigner served as a technical manager of the Pacific Refinery and a director of PDVSA in Ecuador. On August 29, Salas, who was an...
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Small cacao farmers take great strides to export

Ecuadornews:     Taking firm steps and prepared by the advisers of Pro Ecuador, the small producers of cocoa, chocolate and coffee of the country took the business round “Aromas del Ecuador.” Buyers were delighted by the quality of products and their added...
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Criticism to projects of Rafael Correa, one of the marks of the first 100 days of Lenin Moreno´s government

Ecuadornews:     In his first 100 days in office, President Lenin Moreno has marked differences and even opposed the policies and actions of the government of Rafael Correa, although both are part of the Alianza PAIS (AP) coalition. In some cases, Moreno has expressed...
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