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50 million people in the world suffer from Alzheimer

Ecuadornews:     There are no updated statistics on this disease. In July of this year, Mental Health Manager of the Ministry of Health Carlos Díaz estimated that 2.8% of the population suffered from some type of dementia and 98% of Alzheimer’s. According to the...
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Government seeks sources of credit to finance basic services

Ecuadornews:     The Commission of Autonomous Governments yesterday received Andrés Mideros Mora, head of the National Secretariat for Planning and Development (Senplades) and María Caridad Vázquez of the National Council of Competencies, to analyze the state of the...
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The Conasep threatens to issue a de facto measure if there is no “pay equity”

Ecuadornews:     The National Confederation of Public Servants of Ecuador (CONASEP), which groups 276,000 permanent workers, on Wednesday called on the government for job stability, remunerative equity, the right to unionise, the signing of international labor...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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Ecuadorians withdraw in Brazil action to charge a compensation from Chevron

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorians who claim an environmental compensation for $ 9.5 billion to the oil company Chevron withdrew a lawsuit in Brazil, the affected people’s lawyer announced Wednesday. “By removing our action of homologation of sentence we waive...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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Ten smaller fields of Petroamazonas received 34 offers from private oil companies

Ecuadornews:     Petroamazonas yesterday executed a new model of negotiation to award oil fields. The state-owned company accepted bids from oil companies seeking to provide services in 16 smaller fields. This new modality, explained Minister of Hydrocarbons Carlo...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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Youth employment will provide incentives to companies

Ecuadornews:     The Government is looking for ways to reduce unemployment among young people. According to Labor Minister Raúl Ledesma, of the economically active population, of 8’084,382 people (as of March 2017), 23.3% are young people who are underemployed and...
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32 requests for change of agenda of the opposition, denied

Ecuadornews:     Legislators know what issues the Alianza PAIS (AP) Party faces internally. And those are precisely the ones they are trying to include in the debate: the national dialogue of the President, the referendum, Yachay, the hidden camera found in the office...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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El Oro concentrates 41% of farms

Ecuadornews:     Banana production is the most significant activity in the province of El Oro, it represents 30% of the local economy movement. The province has the largest number of farms nationwide, with 2 375 of the 5 737 registered by the Undersecretariat of...
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Lenin Moreno exposed the scope of his policy at the UN

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno arrived yesterday, September 20, 2017, to the 72nd Assembly of the United Nations. His debut as President in this international body lasted only 16 minutes. The organization of this Assembly had to adapt the podium from where...
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Invoices with extras to pay kickbacks

Ecuadornews:     Odebrecht overcharged and then asked its contractors the return of that money in cash or transfers to specific accounts. At least that was the situation exposed yesterday by Kepler Verduga, a 55-year-old Guayaquil contractor, and one of the 18...
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