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Anti-Corruption Front is ‘dissolved’ and calls for changes in criminal areas

Ecuadornews:   The Anti-Corruption Front of the Executive presented more than a dozen proposals to modify criminal and public procurement rules to fight against corruption. The front concluded yesterday its functions and would be practically “dissolved.” After...
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Richard Espinosa clarifies the IESS situation

Ecuadornews:   The Chairman of the Board of the Social Security Institute, Richard Espinoza, was notified by the National Audit Office on giving account for the $ 2.527 million debt maintained by the state with the Institution in a 30-day term. Espinoza said he will present...
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Journalist Janeth Hinostroza threatened with death

Ecuadornews:   Teleamazonas journalist Janeth Hinostroza has been threatened with death by a Twitter user. The @Alert-911 account has barely 19 followers, and usually, retweets posts of former President Rafael Correa and Chilean activist Patricio Mery Bell. The fact has...
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The Odebrecht case traps three other people

Ecuadornews:   Criminal judge Ana Lucia Cevallos yesterday linked attorney Gustavo M., businessman Vladimir S., and the Vladmau Construcciones company, through its proxy Akira S., to the preliminary inquiry on the alleged crime of money laundering in the Odebrecht corruption...
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The Central Bank of Ecuador confirmed the use of gold to obtain a credit

Ecuadornews:   October 18, 2017, the Central Bank of Ecuador confirmed through its website that it activated a liquidity facility approved by a foreign bank for $ 200 million, to a one-month term and with an annual rate of 1.44%. For the activation of this credit line, the...
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Banana farmers seek dialogue with the MTOP

Ecuadornews:   The banana sector of the province of El Oro will seek another dialogue with the Minister of Transport and Public Works (MTOP) Paúl Granda to discuss the port tariffs charged by the Turkish company Yilport, the concessionaire of the port terminal in Puerto...
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The $ 0.10 rate makes bakers think of raising the price of bread

Ecuadornews:   Owners of bakeries plan to raise the price of bread if the quintal of flour rises as a result of imported wheat having to pay the 0.10 dollar. The measure is for everything imported, as indicated by President Lenin Moreno the day he announced economic...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017
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