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Plastic waste from Asia, USA and South America arrives to Galapagos

Ecuadornews:   The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) made today, Wednesday, March 13, a call from the Galapagos Islands, in Ecuador, to combat pollution of the seas by plastics. “It is alarming that plastics have invaded places as remote and pristine as the...
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Feria de Durán, the most prominent asset of the first public auction of 2018

Ecuadornews:   The 36 hectares of what was the Durán Fair site were sold in the first public auction 2018 of the Public Sector Real Estate Management Service. The land was acquired at USD 9.8 million. Durán Fair held its last edition in 2013 when it was already in the hands...
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A dusty land terminal, with potholes and toilets without faucets in Durán

Ecuadornews:   The metal pillars are dusty and in them hardly work three or four fans of the existing fourteen, there is a flat screen TV unused and the cables hang from it; in the bathroom, four urinals are closed with plastic covers, there is no door in the toilet cubicle...
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The project to ‘transfer’ the waste alarms the coast

Ecuadornews:   The waste center will be next to the cooperative Portete de Tarqui. The neighbors ask for the socialization of the project that will directly affect the area. They do not finish solving a problem that immediately another comes to them. That is what the...
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33.1% of credit moves through cards

Ecuadornews: Last year, more than $ 7 billion was invoiced through this means. Its greatest use was in the supermarket, in the payment of health and air transport. After years of low growth, the dynamics of purchases through credit cards again recovers. Last year, consumption...
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Bases ready to expand station in Antarctic zone

Ecuadornews: Eighteen marine members of the expeditionary group in charge of the Ecuadorian Antarctic Institute coexisted the austral summer in the midst of the changing climate of Antarctica. There they maintained and expanded the Ecuadorian Pedro Vicente Maldonado station on...
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Shrimp highlights its value in the world

Ecuadornews: The Ecuadorian shrimp does not fall asleep, nor does the current drain it. On the contrary, it goes to the trend of consumers in the world: that of responsible production. If not say Songa, Santa Priscilla, Omarsa, Lanec, Naturisa, the shrimp farms Nile River,...
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The trade surplus is almost imperceptible

Ecuadornews: Bad news. 2018 dawned ‘tables’ for the commercial sector, the surplus with which ended 2017 disappears at a key moment: just when the government is analyzing economic measures to increase its income and sustain its bulky spending. The data of the trade...
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The public debt exceeded the legal limits in 2016

Ecuadornews: The Comptroller presented six preliminary findings in the special examination of debt management between 2012 and 2017. Debt exceeded 52% in relation to GDP. The previous government would have exceeded the legal limit of indebtedness in 2016. By December of that...
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Lenin Moreno laments the death of British physicist Stephen Hawking

Ecuadornews: The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, lamented the death of the British physicist Stephen Hawking, one of the best scientific minds in the world, and said that his permanent exhortation is still needed to ensure that science and technology “should be...
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