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Ponchos, in the hands of a few artisans of Llangahua

Ecuadornews:     Jose Mazabanda manufactures three ponchos a week. “The red color is only used by the authorities of the community. We can wear the blue poncho that is characteristic of commoners.” Weaving a garment takes between two and three days of work....
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Downtown hotels take precautions

Ecuadornews:     Nazu City Hostel has four security cameras located at the hall, reception, and hallways. The hostel has operated for three years in downtown. Last Friday, an assault of a vehicle that circulated nearby, whose video was viralized opened a debate on the...
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Approval of orders from productive sectors

Ecuadornews:     On September 26, the Advisory Council presented 139 proposals to President Moreno. Of those, approximately 86% have the approval of the Executive, said Édison Garzón, president of the ProponLe al Futuro group and member of the Advisory Council. The...
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The CNE initiated a technical evaluation prior to referendum

Ecuadornews:     The technical departments of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) started the revision of the systems and equipment to be used for the referendum, in case the Constitutional Court approves the questions proposed by the Executive....
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The mining industry may have further restrictions

Ecuadornews:     The referendum has prioritized two environmental issues within the seven questions proposed. One of these is the prohibition of metal mining at all stages in protected areas, intangible areas and urban centers. This implies the amendment of Section 407...
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Ecuador, in a silent commercial fight with other nations

Ecuadornews:     If other countries in the region do not facilitate the entry of Ecuadorian products into their markets, Ecuador traces a plan to do something similar. That is summarized into the punishment the country has begun to apply to 38 tariff subheadings of...
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‘Mayta’ merges art with haute couture at the Malaysia World Fashion Week

Ecuadornews:     The textile company Mayta represented Ecuador in the World Fashion Week. Its motto is Living is an art! and innovate in the Ecuadorian fashion. After living surrounded by artistic works, its CEO Diego Madriñan, along with other people created the Mayta...
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The IMF improves Ecuador growth estimate

Ecuadornews:     The Ecuadorian economy will grow by 0.2% in 2017, and the following year it is expected to reach a 0.6%, according to the October 2017 World Economic Outlook forecasts presented yesterday in Washington by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The data...
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Saturated market and smuggling affect the price of rice

Ecuadornews:     Rice producers are calling for low prices. On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, they blocked the main roads in the Guayas province in order to attract the attention of the authorities. Currently, the minimum support price for the 200-pound rice bag –...
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120 proposals of the Consultative Council were accepted

Ecuadornews:     The Government will take additional time to analyze the economic measures to be taken into account for its 2018 economic plan. Until October 10, President Moreno had accepted 86% of the 139 proposals made two weeks ago by the Advisory and Tax Council,...
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