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Aeroméxico will fly with three more frequencies from Quito

Ecuadornews:   The airline will increase the offer of seats from the capital of Ecuador to Mexico City by 45%. The announcement was made at the 11th edition of Routes Americas that concludes today. During the second day of the Routes Americas, which takes place in Quito,...
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“Chicha de jora” in bottle wins market

Ecuadornews:   The “chicha de jora”, a traditional drink from Cotacachi (Imbabura) conquers the national market. The packaged soft drink, under the brand name Saramama (Maíz Madre, in Spanish), can be found at the Camari Store, in Quito, from February 6, 2018. That day the...
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Cuba and Ecuador sign a cooperation agreement in Higher Education

Ecuadornews:   On Wednesday, February 14, Cuba and Ecuador signed a cooperation agreement in Havana that includes all areas of higher education in order to promote academic, scientific exchange, human resources training and joint projects. The agreement, which also includes...
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Yachay EP paid rent in Quito despite having its own premises

Ecuadornews:   Comptroller made special examinations to the university and to the public company, both settled in Urcuquí. He found irregularities in travel expenses and in the relationship with contractors. The City of Knowledge, better known as Yachay Empresa Pública (EP)...
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13 high government officials left in eight months

Ecuadornews:   President Lenin Moreno begins a new stage of his Government. Eight months ago came to power with 45 ministers, secretaries and senior officials, including several representatives of the then pro-government movement that prompted Carondelet.  As of May 24,...
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Decree to prevent the abuse of migrants

Ecuadornews:   A new decree issued by the Ministry of Labor goes to prevent abuses against migrants, especially Venezuelans. Some owners of restaurants and hotels have seen the opportunity to have cheap labor in foreigners, who for the lack of documents accept to work...
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MinEduc opened registration for virtual baccalaureate

Ecuadornews:   The State Portfolio presented this type of studies for the laggards of the system. On March 31registration will end. Ruth Vásquez studied until the third grade of school. She interrupted her education to work in the Guayaquil markets and as a paid house...
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Two steps remain for the complete renovation of the Tariff Preference System

Ecuadornews:   After the approval by the House of Representatives of the United States of the draft Law on the Renewal of the System of Tariff Preferences (GSP), there are still two steps for the system to take effect in a comprehensive manner. The issue must go through the...
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Exporters urge for a change in trade policy

Ecuadornews:   After the vote in the United States Congress, the approval of the SGP managed to pass its first link and everything points to Ecuador being able at the end of March to benefit from the free tariff to export its products.  A month that, for exporters, should...
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Venezuela worries the entire region; Ecuador is in silence

Ecuadornews:   Condemnation grows but fails to impress everyone. The Ecuadorian government maintains its position of “non-interference” despite the complex social and political situation in Venezuela, which has forced thousands of citizens of that country to take...
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