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Escort of the President, arrested for links to drug trafficking

Ecuadornews:   Christian Heriberto R. S., second sergeant of the Navy in active service, is being detained as a suspect in a network of drug traffickers. This Wednesday, April 18, it was revealed that he was a member of the group that offers protection to the President of...
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Celec will take China to court for the Sopladora hydroelectric project

Ecuadornews:   Ecuador and China will face each other in the courts for one of the emblematic works of the previous government. Fopeca, contractor in charge of the construction of the Sopladora hydroelectric project, will face two legal proceedings for 402 faults left in the...
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Colombian Foreign Minister announces that the peace dialogues with the ELN will be transferred to another country

Ecuadornews:   Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín informed this Wednesday afternoon that the talks with the ELN will be transferred to another country, after Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno announced at around noon this Wednesday that Ecuador was no longer a...
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Ramiro Mantilla: “Crossing the Mataje River to the Colombian side is a risk”

Ecuadornews:   Police commander Ramiro Mantilla asks the population to calm down and trust the authorities to work to protect their safety. The last kidnapping; in front of what scenario places us? According to our investigative hypothesis, they went to San Lorenzo, stayed...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018
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Banana leaders reject the strikes

Ecuadornews:   Leaders of associations of producers and exporters of the banana sector of El Oro, Guayas and Manabí yesterday rejected the stoppages and closures of roads made by other leaders of the agricultural sector in disagreement with the management of the Minister of...
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US Ambassador in Ecuador: The FBI offered assistance in the current security situation

Ecuadornews:   The US ambassador to Ecuador, Todd Chapman, said that his country has three areas of cooperation with Ecuador on security issues “that we will continue and expand in these months under the leadership of President Moreno.” He said that the FBI has...
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Moreno asks to investigate alleged delivery of money from the FARC to Correa

Ecuadornews:   The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, today asked the authorities of his country to verify the authenticity of a video about the supposed delivery of money from the then guerrilla of the FARC to the presidential campaigns of his predecessor, Rafael Correa....
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Lenin Moreno disposes that Ecuador ceases to be guarantor of peace talks

Ecuadornews:   Ecuador resigned yesterday to continue hosting the peace dialogues between the Colombian government and the ELN guerrillas, which were advancing in Quito. On the other hand, at the military and police level, an alliance was sealed yesterday in the fight...
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Police commander says that couple was kidnapped in Colombian territory

Ecuadornews:   The General Commander of the Police, Ramiro Mantilla, revealed new details of the kidnapping of a couple on the northern border. According to the maximum police chief, the investigations determine that the young people were plagiarized by the organization of a...
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Prosecutor investigates Correa for public debt

Ecuadornews: The Ecuadorian Attorney General’s Office announced today that it opened a criminal investigation against former President Rafael Correa and several of his collaborators, for a case related to the alleged non-compliance with requirements in the contracting of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2018
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