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Sustainable tuna fishing is treated in Manta

Ecuadornews:     Since yesterday, the first working meeting on experiences in the development of non-enriching and biodegradable plantings, organized by Tuna Conservation Group (Tunacons) in coordination with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF ECUADOR), has been held in Manta...
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Pension for the peasant will be increased

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS) is working to increase the pension of the Social Security Campesino from USD 63.28 to 100 per month for this year. The President of the IESS Board of Directors, Richard Espinosa, met yesterday, October 3,...
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Referendum does not affect production at ITT

Ecuadornews:     It would have no effect. To win the yes, as it is raised the fifth question of the popular consultation, the oil exploitation in the National Park Yasuní by part of Petroamazonas would not be affected. The question proposed by the President of the...
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FLAR approves $ 637.8 million loan for Ecuador

Ecuadornews:   Ecuador will receive a loan from the Directory of the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR) for an amount of 637.8 million dollars. The approval of this loan has a payment term of 3 years with 1 year of grace to pay the capital, informed the Bogota-based agency....
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Referendum: Question 4 on sexual offenses against children

Ecuadornews:   Question 4 Do you agree to amend the Constitution of the Republic of Ecuador to never prescribe sexual offenses against children and adolescents? According to figures from the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES), there are 2,512 cases in the...
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Ecuador qualifies again for the United States Diversity Visa Sweepstakes

Ecuadornews:     Ecuador qualified again for the diversity visa program, also known as a visa lottery, as announced this September 28, 2017, through a statement, the US Embassy in the country. According to the information, the applications for the program will start on...
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Ecuador does not take full advantage of the agreement with Europe

Ecuadornews:     Those who have taken advantage of the validity of the trade agreement between Ecuador and the European Union (EU) is the canned fish industry and oil palm. But it’s not enough. The EU ambassador in the country, Marianne Van Steen, made a balance...
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Block Alliance PAIS, without an exit in case of Jorge Glas that avoids rupture

Ecuadornews:     Quito – Since last Sunday, the official block of Alliance PAIS tries a political solution to the case of the Vice President of the Republic, Jorge Glas, to avoid the internal splitting of its members. Yesterday also did not emerge “white...
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Five changes to Carta Magna and four laws with popular consultation in Ecuador

Ecuadornews:     If the seven questions of the consultation proposed by the president Lenin Moreno in the Constitutional Court and to win in the polls were accepted, five reforms to the Constitution and changes in four organic laws in the Assembly would be made. In...
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Corruption touches Ecuador’s highest

Ecuadornews:     He is not only Ecuador’s first vice-president incarcerated while in office (not his duties). Jorge Glas is also the most senior official in Latin America in prison for his involvement in Odebrecht’s corruption plot. In each of the 12...
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