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Effects to giant tortoises for eruption of the volcano in Galapagos are discarded

Ecuadornews:   Authorities ruled out on Thursday, June 28, 2018, possible effects on giant turtle colonies and a population of land iguanas on Isabela Island, in the Galápagos archipelago, following the eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano. This was reported by the Galapagos...
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Assembly raises the reserve on documents of Gabela case

Ecuadornews:   The National Assembly, with 103 affirmative votes, approved the lifting of the reservation of all documents related to the case of the murder of the former general Jorge Gabela and the purchase of the DHRUV helicopters. The Legislative also urged the...
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The Judiciary backs down with the appointment of 8 prosecutors; among them the brother of the President

Ecuadornews:   The Plenary Session of the Judiciary Council replaced eight of the 23 provincial prosecutors it had appointed last Friday. In this group is Guillermo Moreno, brother of the President of the Republic, Lenin Moreno, who was in charge of the Napo...
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Producers expect agility in economic law processes

Ecuadornews:   Among the topics analyzed in debates on the Law of Productive Development are the attraction of investments, incentives, tax exemption, stability and fiscal balance. While the Executive analyzes the Law of Productive Development before publishing it in the...
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Councilor arrested for money laundering

Ecuadornews:   Four people were arrested during an intervention of the Pichincha Prosecutor’s Office, during this June 28. One of the apprehended is a councilman of the capital city, who was also captured by the police to investigate his alleged participation in the...
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USA calls on Ecuador to take concrete steps to isolate the Maduro regime

Ecuadornews:   The vice president of the United States, Mike Pence, asked Ecuador to take concrete actions aimed at isolating the Venezuelan government, a measure to which the Ecuadorian president, Lenin Moreno, did not refer and merely reiterated that the only solution to...
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US Senators ask Vice President Pence to “press” Ecuador for Assange case

Ecuadornews:   A group of US Senate Democrats urged the vice president of that nation, Mike Pence, to “press” the government of Ecuador, commanded by President Lenin Moreno, on the asylum granted to the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, at the Embassy Ecuador...
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The barrel of oil can reach $ 90

Ecuadornews:   The sustained commitment of US President Donald Trump to stop Iran’s oil exports could help boost oil prices above $ 90 a barrel. “We are in a very attractive oil price environment and our opinion is that oil will reach $ 90 by the end of the...
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Fumigations with glyphosate cause worry at the border

Ecuadornews:   Organizations demand respect for the 2014 agreement and that Colombia report its actions to eradicate illegal crops and the limits to do so. Colombia committed to the United States to halve its coca plantations until 2023. This goal is included in the...
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Foreign sail boats adorn the ports of Guayaquil

Ecuadornews:   Crews from eight nations remain since yesterday at four docks in the city as part of an event that takes place every four years in Ecuador. Along the Simón Bolívar jetty, at the height of the Yacht Club Naval, dozens of citizens stood with the flags of...
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