Entrepreneurs debated on success and failure

Ecuadornews:     How to face failure and take advantage of it to achieve success was the central theme of the conversation organized by the magazine Líderes and the Impaqto incubator of entrepreneurs: The Night of Failure. This meeting is part of the celebrations for...
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Legislature summons Attorney General by surprise

Ecuadornews:     Four days before the nation’s prosecutor Carlos Baca Mancheno rules on the accusation of Vice President Jorge Glas, in the offense of unlawful association that investigates 18 people in the Odebrecht corruption plot, the official was summoned by...
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There are 106 officials working in the Vice Presidency office, says Minister of Labor

Ecuadornews:     Labor Minister Raúl Ledesma reported yesterday that there are 106 employees working in the Vice-Presidency office. Up to August, there were 228 people working. The elimination of 122 positions is due to two factors: the executive order of austerity that...
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Oil exploration in Yasuni is still uncertain

Ecuadornews:     Oil exploitation in the Yasuni again focuses the attention of citizens. If this question is approved by the Constitutional Court, Ecuadorians will have to decide whether to increase the intangible area by at least 50,000 hectares and reduce the Yasuni...
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The National Audit Office takes a turn and finds evidence against Odebrecht

Ecuadornews:     The National Audit Office sent 10 reports with indications of criminal responsibility for possible irregularities in Odebrecht’s contracts to the Prosecutor’s office. There are 59 people identified by the control agency, including officials...
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Measures aim at revenues of $ 1,600 million for the State

Ecuadornews:     Finance Minister Carlos de la Torre revealed yesterday that the economic measures decided by President Lenin Moreno would generate income for the treasury for $ 1.9 billion; however, as there will also be certain “concessions” to the...
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The bridge of Santay Island fell!

  This afternoon, a fishing vessel collided with the Santay Island bridge, in the south of Guayaquil. According to several witnesses, approximately at 15:40 the “Patricia” vessel crashed against the bridge, causing its plummeting into the river waters. “The...
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A group does not allow the dissemination of gender ideology

Ecuadornews:     The National Front for the Family takes more protagonism with a bill for the eradication of gender violence against women. The leader of the front is César Piechestein, a Catholic priest, whose Twitter account is @elcuradetodos. This time the request...
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Capital Gains Law would be repealed, but more options would be discussed

Ecuadornews:     The repeal of the Law to prevent land speculation, known as Capital Gains Law, was included in the referendum, after concluding that the tax burdens imposed were not appropriate. That was the argument of President Lenin Moreno when he stressed that...
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Ecuador analyzes the renewal of BITs

Ecuadornews:     Foreign Trade Minister Pablo Campana said Wednesday that a government commission analyzes the possibility of renewing Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs). “We are working hand in hand with the Chancellery, the Office of the Attorney General, the...
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