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Manabí offers several tourist and religious activities on the holiday

Ecuadornews:   Gastronomic fairs, viacrucis and dances are some of the events that are scheduled in several manabitas cantons for the Easter holiday (from March 30 to April 1). In Jipijapa everything is ready for the procession of Good Friday (which has been going on for 50...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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The CNE verifies signatures of 24 political groups

Ecuadornews:   Organizations wishing to submit candidacies in the 2019 elections have until September to obtain approval and legal status. RELATED NEWS Pablo Landívar: “All citizen requirements will be channeled” In Ecuador there are currently 260 political...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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Universities propose eight changes

Ecuadornews:   Rectors of universities and public and private institutes and also authorities of the system take the time to the Assembly. Since this month they are pushing, together, the process of the reform of the Organic Law of Higher Education (LOES), which began to be...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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The labor reform does not go beyond the announcements

Ecuadornews:   Although they were presented in October, the new labor contracts do not apply. They will be included in the economic plan. For six months, the Minister of Labor, Raúl Ledesma, has been announcing new models of contracts, but not yet one in force. All this to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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The Government’s message that terrifies the importer

Ecuadornews:   Again it is aimed at consumer goods, such as high-end vehicles or technology. The authorities are considering measures similar to those of the previous government. Again in the sight. Imported consumer goods are a matter of debate within the Government and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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Resolutions of the Ministry of Economy shield access to debt documents

Ecuadornews:   The preliminary report on the public debt audit reveals the dispute between the State General Comptroller’s Office and the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) as to whether or not the debt information should be made public. On the one hand, auditors...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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Odebrecht, bribes and bad engineering

Ecuadornews:   Not only was he corrupt, he was “a bad constructor”. That is the collective opinion of the current Petroecuador authorities when they talk about their ex-contractor, Odebrecht. The nonconformity in the works that they left grows daily because of...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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The reserves of the “Amistad” field were overestimated

Ecuadornews:   The investment made by the State, in the last six years, in the field of natural gas Amistad did not generate the expected results. After allocating USD 545.9 million, between 2011 and 2017, to drill six wells and increase production to 100 million cubic feet...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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Presence of Ecuadorian products increased in the European Union

Ecuadornews:   The Minister of Industry and Productivity, Eva García, reported that the trade agreement with the European Union (EU) has allowed the increase of exports of Ecuadorian products to that continent. In the conversation ‘Relations European Union-Latin...
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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United States renews tariff preferences for Ecuador for three years

Ecuadornews:   The US Government renewed its General Tariff Preference System (GSP) for Ecuador on March 23, which will benefit more than 800 companies and 300 export products of the country with the tax exemption, informed the Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana....
Posted On 26 Mar 2018
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