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Odebrecht informer calls Ricardo Rivera and Jorge Glas ‘Siamese’

Ecuadornews:     “Mr. Jorge Glas and Mr. Ricardo Rivera are Siamese brothers who feed and breathe through the same body. They are Siamese brothers; there is no difference between Jorge Glas and Ricardo Rivera.” Former Odebrecht official José Santos used that...
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After Odebrecht’s informer statements, the Attorney General ratifies the illegal association

Ecuadornews:     Ecuador’s Attorney General today confirmed his suspicions about the crime of illicit association that spills vice president Jorge Glas, as part of the investigation into the bribery plot of the Brazilian construction company. After attending a...
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Government revises the All you need is Ecuador campaign

Ecuadornews:     Next month, the government would know the results of the All you need is Ecuador campaign, which began in the previous administration, before defining its international promotion strategy. “We have not yet received the results that will allow us...
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Shrimp and banana dispute the leadership of exports

Ecuadornews:     In 2016 the banana sales reached USD 2 734 million, compared to shrimp, (2.58 billion). These figures exceeded the country’s oil shipments, which in 2016 were USD 5 053 million. President of the National Chamber of Aquaculture José Antonio...
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Ignacio Vallejo: “The projection of losses of Tame rose to $ 20 million.”

Ecuadornews:     He was named president ad honorem of the Tame Board. This Spaniard worked for almost 40 years for Iberia, so his experience has been taken into account to raise this state airline that, at the time, was one of the most attractive for sale.  ...
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The great whistleblower involves Glas in the collection of kickbacks

Ecuadornews:     Odebrecht´s informer José Conceição Santos revealed from Brazil at least 15 names, in addition to the 18 that are already investigated in the Odebrecht bribes plot, revealed by the US Department of Justice in 2016. He did it in almost four hours of...
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Dark contracts and overpricing in courthouses

Ecuadornews:     When construction works began, the Transitional Judicial Council (CJT for its Spanish acronym) provided that the Specialized Units of the Judicial Function of Guayaquil would cost $ 34 million. They cost double. The investment was made at the speed of...
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José Santos says Carlos Pólit received $ 10.1 million

Ecuadornews:     José Santos, a former director of Odebrecht, says he would have paid a total of $ 10.1 million to former Comptroller General Carlos Pólit for allegedly fading off the San Francisco hydroelectric plant disallowance notices and issuing favorable reports...
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Lenin Moreno on indefinite re-election: “it is a political aberration.”

Ecuadornews:     In an interview with the international network CNN, President Lenin Moreno referred to the issue of indefinite re-election as a political aberration. “Another question that is being considered for the referendum is the elimination of indefinite...
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Domestic travel will grow with fair prices

Ecuadornews:     The new national tourism policy has three cornerstones: to promote internal travel, to achieve the 1×1 target (one foreign tourist per Ecuadorian citizen) and to generate investments. The first axis will be developed with the commercialization of...
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