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One million Venezuelans entered Ecuador; 200 thousand have stayed

Ecuadornews: The number of Venezuelans who have entered and stayed this year in Ecuador would be equivalent to a population close to that of the guayasenses cantons Milagro or Duran. The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry estimated yesterday that more than one million Venezuelans...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Ecuadorean father and son drowned in New Jersey river

Ecuadornews: An Ecuadorean family from the neighborhood of Jackson Heights, Queens, in New York, lives a double tragedy, after a father and his nine-year-old son were dragged by the raging waters of the Neversink River in New Jersey, as reported by the news Telemundo. Marco...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Canine celebration for the new animal ordinance

Ecuadornews: They arrived from the south of Guayaquil to participate in the animal day that was offered in La Puntilla. Mariana Flores and her family went to kilometer 6.5 of the Samborondón road where a fair for pets was held. A good time to take out Marcelito, the...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Ecuador eliminates health insurance for tourists entering the mainland

Ecuadornews: The Government of Ecuador announced today that it has eliminated the health insurance requirement for foreign tourists arriving in the mainland of the country, although it is maintained for those who visit the Galapagos Islands. “Foreign tourists entering...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Fund for ideas of micro enterprises

Ecuadornews: With an investment capital of $ 7 million, the Ministry of Industries and Productivity (Mipro) will implement the program Mipymes Capital Seed for the promotion and development of productive innovation projects. Idea-project will be financed up to $ 100,000 with a...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Xavier Lazo: “A banana producer directs the Agriculture portfolio”

Ecuadornews: Xavier Lazo Guerrero was appointed by the President of the Republic. This is the fourth official to occupy the position in 15 months of Government. In social networks they congratulate the decision. A banana producer is the new Minister of Agriculture since Tuesday,...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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One and a half tons of drugs has been seized in three provinces

Ecuadornews: A ton and a half of drugs were seized by the Anti-narcotics Unit of the National Police during a simultaneous operation executed in Tulcán, Santo Domingo and Guayas, on August 20. Luis Chica, anti-narcotics director, indicated that two Ecuadorians were arrested in...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Two tough years for shrimp

Ecuadornews: Unless something unexpected happens, the worst is yet to come for the second Ecuadorian industry in importance for the generation of foreign currency: the shrimp farm. International reports reveal a fall in prices that threatens to continue until 2020, if the...
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880,644 Ecuadorians receive bonuses and pensions

Ecuadornews: The delivery of human development and disability bonds, as well as the pensions of the elderly, under the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES), benefit 880,644 people registered until July 2018. Carolina Zuquillo has a child with a disability and receives...
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Executive Function will operate with twenty ministries

Ecuadornews: By the fusion or elimination of public institutions around 1,500 people will be disconnected from the Government. The Federation of Chambers of Commerce described the economic measures as positive, but lack of competitiveness. University students and unions prepare a...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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