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Sybel Martínez: “The school system must be declared in emergency”

Ecuadornews:     The Commission that Silvia Salgado presides over has avoided the investigation of responsibilities in cases of school sexual abuse and distanced herself more and more from civil society. Sybel Martínez explains why he does not want to endorse...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Ecuador’s economy will grow 2% in 2018

Ecuadornews:     The economic rebound of 1.5% registered by the country in 2017 was thanks to consumption, while next year is estimated to be for investment. In its most recent update on economic growth projections, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Minimum amount advised to invest in the stock market is $ 5,000

Ecuadornews:     The stock market is an alternative to make the patrimony grow in a sustainable way, it even gives you the opportunity to invest as a shareholder of the most profitable companies in the country. A 65-year-old peasant (protected identity) invested $...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Baca Mancheno: ‘We could open 20 additional cases for Odebrecht’

Ecuadornews:     Interview with Carlos Baca Mancheno.   What is coming in the Odebrecht case after the Court sentenced Jorge Glas to six years in prison? There are open investigations before concluding the fiscal instruction; there are investigations ordered after...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Agriculturists can’t stand it anymore

Ecuadornews:     It is not just the price that rice producers claim. In the last decade problems have been added (first were the plagues) in the rural sector of the capital of Los Ríos: deteriorated roads or infrastructure works poorly made; increase in crime; lack of...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Banana and shrimp, go to the Brazilian market

Ecuadornews:     Banana and shrimp from Ecuador will enter the Brazilian market again. This was announced last week by the Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana Sáenz, after meeting with his Brazilian counterpart, Marcos Pereira, in the framework of the bilateral...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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President Lenin Moreno will ask Mariano Rajoy to intercede in the elimination of a short-term visa

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno announced on Sunday that he will request on Monday his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy that Spain intercedes with the European Union (EU) to accelerate the elimination of the requirement of a short-term visa for Ecuadorians to...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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The police tightens the siege to international drug trafficking

Ecuadornews:     In 2017, the public force seized 83.7 tons of drugs from the criminal networks, equivalent to $ 2.7 billion. The coastal profile is highly coveted by these organizations, as the waterway is increasingly used to transport alkaloids to Central and North...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Emelec, national champion 2017!

Ecuadornews:     Emelec consecrated this Sunday the Ecuadorian soccer champion with his 0-2 triumph over the Delfin in the Jocay de Manta stadium. Ayrton Preciado, with a header, put the power up in the 44th minute and increased the overall advantage of the Guayaquil...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Moreno says that Correa is just another opponent

Ecuadornews:     President Lenin Moreno, who starts a tour in Spain this Sunday after meeting with Pope Francis in Rome, has denied that his mentor, former President Rafael Correa, has become his main opponent. “The main opposition is the lack of economic...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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