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Indigenous people visit cemeteries on Mondays

Ecuadornews:   The doors of the Municipal Cemetery of Cotacachi open every day, at 06:30. Mondays are the busiest days. According to Roberto Baroja, a concierge of the pantheon, that is the day preferred by the Kichwas who visit the tombs of their loved ones. According to...
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Public works spending will fall by $ 1 billion in 2018

Ecuadornews:   The government will tighten the belt. In 2018, spending on public works or investment will be reduced by nearly 1,000 million dollars, compared to this year, says Finance Minister Carlos de la Torre. This fall will be reflected in the 2018 pro forma, the...
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Tourism investment does not stop at Manta

Ecuadornews:   Twenty-two lodging places in Manta, 95% located in the Tarqui parish, were demolished after the earthquake of April 16. 2016. However, the blow of nature did not discourage tourism entrepreneurs and they undertook the realization of new projects. Approximately...
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Women receive training in business plan

Ecuadornews:   Designers, seamstresses, artists, entrepreneurs of tourism projects, health professionals, and owners of ice cream parlors from Quito are part of the 24 entrepreneurs in the Dream Builder program, that tries to design and improve their business plan. The first...
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Ecuador and Peru unite against illegal fishing

Ecuadornews:   Exchanging experiences and generating proposals to eradicate illegal and unreported illegal fishing (IUU) was the objective of the binational workshop held in Guayaquil, between authorities involved in fisheries control from Ecuador and Peru. The event was...
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The IRS verifies fraudulent practices in 480 new companies

Ecuadornews:   The identification of ghost companies, as a means of tax evasion, continues to be a priority within the agenda of the tax authorities. 480 new companies are under the magnifying glass for allegedly issuing false invoices. 512 companies identified in the...
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Asia buys more Ecuadorian shrimp

Ecuadornews:   The executive president of the National Aquaculture Chamber (CNA for its Spanish acronym) José Camposano traveled to Guangzhou, China, to participate in a seminar on white shrimp with the aim of promoting the increase of exports to Asia. Camposano said that it...
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Shortest contracts and by sectors under analysis

Ecuadornews:   Seventy-nine years have passed since the creation of the Labor Code (1938) still in effect in the country, and although it has been amended over the decades, “it has loopholes,” especially in specific activities in agriculture and other productive...
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After seizure, TC lowered profits by 76% and increased its spending

Ecuadornews:   Since 2008, when it passed into the hands of the government of the so-called citizen revolution, TC Televisión had not registered gains as low as those it recorded in 2016. According to its economic balance sheets, the well-known TC Mi Canal reported revenues...
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The Legislature stopped two times a law against corruption

Ecuadornews:   The Constitution of Montecristi had not yet been approved, however, the concern for corruption hovered in the legislative corridors. It never got through the arch. On two occasions it was proposed to elaborate a law so that the fortunes harvested in illicit...
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