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The Ecuadorian who stole $ 1.6 million in gold in New York is now poor again

Ecuadornews:   A video in December 2016 showed a thief who took advantage of an oversight and took a bucket of gold from a truck parked in downtown New York. It turned out that the he was Ecuadorian. The bucket had two huge ingots that weighed 40 kilos of gold worth 1.6...
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The shrimp ‘flew’ in the decade

Ecuadornews:   In 2017 the banana was no longer the most important generator of non-oil currency, but the most regulated of foreign trade: it has an official price, it cannot extend the number of hectares and it must even have guarantees for each box that will be sent to...
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Spanish program “The Tourist” went through tourist sites in Ecuador

Ecuadornews:   A team of Spanish journalists from the television program The Tourist toured several cities in Ecuador to film some of their tourist sites and learn about their culture and traditions.  The communicators traveled through Guayaquil, the cocoa and banana...
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Ambassador in Washington returned to Quito to present a book on Ecuadorian foreign policy

Ecuadornews:   The Ecuadorian ambassador in Washington, Francisco Carrión, returned to Quito. He recently met with the president of the United States, Donald Trump, to present his credentials; yesterday in the Flacso presented his last academic work: ‘Ecuador: between...
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Experts see crewmanship and lack of control

Ecuadornews:   The absence of safety and emergency protocols within the barge, stricter regulations and an informal loading process are some of the reasons why, according to experts consulted by this newspaper, the Orca 1 sank quickly the morning of last Sunday in the quay...
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The week of tributes to Afro culture begins in Guayaquil

Ecuadornews:   A week of tributes to the Afro-descendant heritage is organized by the students of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil on the occasion of the Chair of Cultural Animation II, dictated by Professor Christian Cortez, from...
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Businessmen ask to eliminate the ISD to investments in progress

Ecuadornews:   The possible elimination of the Foreign Exchange Tax encourages the productive sectors that also request to remove the tax on the importation of raw materials and inputs. The announcement of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Pablo Campana, about a...
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Lenín Moreno entrusts the Financial Analysis Unit to Diana Salazar, the Odebrecht prosecutor and FIFAgate

Ecuadornews:   Diana Salazar is the new director of the Financial and Economic Analysis Unit (UAFE) of Ecuador. President Lenin Moreno arranged this Monday, February 19, 2018 through Decree 315, which came into force with its issuance. The Executive accepts the resignation...
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A difficult road for bilateral treaties

Ecuadornews:   Politically it sounds good, but renewing the Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) will require more than the goodwill of Ecuador. In general terms, a BIT is an agreement between two countries to protect the legal security of investors. In May 2017, the...
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The limit for payment of profits is maintained at 24 basic salaries

Ecuadornews:   The Ministry of Labor, through a statement, clarified that the limit of the payment of distributed profits to workers has not had any alteration. The Organic Law for Labor Justice and Recognition of Labor (April, 2015), in its article 15, states that the...
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