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$ 2.6 billion in loans went to the rural sector

Ecuadornews:     Until June 2017, cooperatives that are part of the Popular and Solidarity Economy granted more than $ 2.6 billion in loans to rural areas, while banks, as a whole, placed close to $ 1 billion, Superintendent of Popular and Solidarity Economy Kleve Mejia...
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Gabriela Zumárraga: ‘The changes in the automotive industry have been a challenge’

Ecuadornews:     Promoting demand in an environment of economic contraction is one of the biggest challenges Gabriela Zumárraga, marketing chief at Nissan, says she has experienced in her six years in Automotores y Anexos. This company based in Quito is the...
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Chocolate and coffee merge in the Kawsay venture

Ecuadornews:     Her passion for collecting coffee and cocoa from several countries led Noemi Espinoza Villamar to start a venture two years ago. She created her brand Kawsay Chocoffee: cookies and ice cream with these two ingredients. This proposal that is...
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The Legislature will hold account to René Ramírez about Yachay

Ecuadornews:     Former Secretary of Higher Education, René Ramírez, will appear before the Citizen Participation Committee to hold account of Yachay University at the request of CREO Legislator Luis Pachala. The decision of the Legislative Council of Administration was...
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Illegal mining threatens San Lorenzo del Pailón

Ecuadornews:     An intense green covers much of the territory of the emerald green county San Lorenzo del Pailón. Oil palm plantations have become the primary source of income of the inhabitants. This industry and the population are threatened by the pollution...
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IMF and FLAR, in the government plan to cover debts

Ecuadornews:       The government is seeking aid to cover the country’s substantial financing needs for 2017 in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Latin American Reserve Fund (FLAR). President Lenin Moreno confirmed yesterday that for the...
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Surplus of income advance tax will be refunded

Ecuadornews:     Representatives of the public and private sectors reached an agreement: the gradual return of the surplus of the advance to the income tax. Director of the Internal Revenue Service Leonardo Orlando announced this agreement in a forum organized by the...
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Moreno requests a legal study to replace Glas

Ecuadornews:     Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said today that he had asked presidential lawyers to study the procedures to replace Vice President Jorge Glas, now in pretrial detention, considering that “a person who is incarcerated, cannot hold office as vice...
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A less compulsive Twitter user

Ecuadornews:     Arrows in the form of a tweet. Since former President Rafael Correa left to Belgium, he has used Twitter to attack, ignore and question the political and economic management of whom he appointed as his successor to the Citizen Revolution, President...
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The referendum has the support of political groups

Ecuadornews:     After two days of the announcement of the referendum questions, the support of political movements and personalities increases, while opposing positions arise in the Alianza PAIS Alliance ruling party. On Monday, President Lenin Moreno sent seven...
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