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The USD 3.51 fee for online shopping is in effect

Ecuadornews:     The USD 3.51 fee for packages purchased in virtual stores, which are remitted through Ecuador Post Office, runs from October 1, 2017. This amount is charged on shipments of up to 2,000 grams of weight from online stores. Documents, letters or packages...
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“Government and miners must seek balance.”

Ecuadornews:     The mining industry in Ecuador is incipient, says Chilean expert on mining issues Gustavo Lagos. He says it because now Ecuador is opening up to the world and seeks to attract important investments that empower the mining industry. In his view, one of...
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Liquor importers reject SRI seizure

Ecuadornews:     Licor importers are looking for President Lenin Moreno to extend the deadline for all liquors sold in the country to have the Simar seal (Marking and Tracing System) until December 31. This was announced yesterday by the president of the Pre-association...
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Ecuador to ratify environmental agreement

Ecuadornews:     Minister of Industry Eva Garcia reported yesterday, October 2, 2017, that Ecuador is ready to ratify the Montreal Agreement. This document implements mechanisms to protect the ozone layer and the environment. The announcement was made during the...
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Ecuador’s shrimp, a sustainable model

Ecuadornews:     As local investors seek to increase shrimp farming per square meter, in line with the Asian intensive model, aquaculturists from Mexico and Central America came to know more about the ‘successful model’ of Ecuador. Big world producers,...
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Jorge Glas is part of the list of presidents and vice presidents investigated by the Odebrecht case in Latin America

Ecuadornews:     Judicial investigations in Latin America carried by the Odebrecht case have splashed some presidents and vice presidents. In Ecuador, the Prosecutor’s Office has already requested the arrest of Vice President Jorge Glas. A new investigation...
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Banana workers expose their problems

Ecuadornews:     The right to freedom of association, better working conditions, and fewer pesticides use were the main points discussed yesterday at the First International Meeting of Banana Workers in the House of Culture in Guayaquil. The event, organized by the...
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A bad third quarter for investment

Ecuadornews:     A sharp drop. The government stepped on the brakes on investment in public works. In the third quarter of this year, between July and September, the Treasury allocated $ 1,326 million to capital and investment spending, which has to do with public works...
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These are the seven themes proposed by Lenin Moreno for the referendum

Ecuadornews:     In his weekly address, President Lenin Moreno exposed the seven questions that will be included in the referendum, before the approval of the Constitutional Court.   These are the questions for the referendum:     1.- Do you agree to...
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Jorge Glas arrived at Jail 4 of Quito under police guard

Ecuadornews:     The plane that took Vice President Jorge Glas from Guayaquil landed at the Mariscal Sucre airport in Tababela, at 11:00 pm on Monday, October 2, 2017. In the middle of the secrecy, two vehicles with militants from Alianza País (AP) awaited outside the...
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