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Enrique Ponce de León: ‘Galapagos must be the anchor to promote Ecuador.’

Ecuadornews:     Excerpt of the interview with Minister of Tourism Enrique Ponce de León.   Q: The DSH (Deutsch Spanische Handelgesellschaft) firm was interested in investing in the country. In what projects? A: After a trip to Spain, we got three attractive...
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President considers the Conaie as a pillar for the new Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno met yesterday with leaders of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), who informed them of the progress of the requests made to him on July 4, during the first meeting with this organization. Moreno said...
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Former Judge Djalma Blum says that CJ pressures continue against her

Ecuadornews:     Former Criminal Judge Djalma Blum, who claimed she was pressed by the Judicial Council when she was in office, says that after two years there is still alleged retaliation against her. “There is no trial that I hold, and they do not get in,”...
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Avianca records increased demand for flights in Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     Passenger traffic of the Avianca airlines, one of the largest in Latin America, grew by 4 percent in August due to increased demand on domestic routes in Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador, as well as international destinations, the company said Monday. The...
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Yachay Tech ‘paid the piper’ for the mismanagement of the Yachay Public Company

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno visited today one of the emblematic projects of the last ten years: the City of Knowledge. Augusto Barrera, head of the National Secretariat for Higher Education, Science and Technology (Senescyt), will give the President a...
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Ecuador wanted to buy and refine crude from Iran

Ecuadornews:     Ecuador sought to buy Iranian crude to refine it in early 2016, days after the US and Europe lifted sanctions against that country, following an agreement on nuclear policies. The Ecuadorian delegation, headed by the then Minister of Foreign Trade Diego...
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Lemon short supply in Ecuador due to pests

Ecuadornews:     The small production recorded in Santa Elena is linked to a plaguing issue, according to authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture who met yesterday with producers of the peninsula to address different problems. Producers from the northern part of the...
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Odebrecht blames Petroecuador for delay in the oil pipeline construction

Ecuadornews:     The construction and completion of the Pascuales-Cuenca pipeline confront Odebrech and Petroecuador, the public company responsible for the project, which has not yet started operations due to delays in its execution. The Brazilian construction company...
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There are letters from the government of Rafael Correa in the computer of Ricardo Rivera

Ecuadornews:     Documents found on the computer of Ricardo Rivera, uncle of Vice President Jorge Glas, would indicate that the defendant had access to the official communication system Quipux (created during the government of former president Rafael Correa to exchange...
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Ecuadorian bananas, a leader in the Russian market

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian bananas do not have competition in Russia, where they can drink up to 94% of the market, and Ecuadorian exporters are even determined to reinforce their already overwhelming leadership, as they said at the World Food Fair 2017 today in...
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