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Transitory CPC dismissed the nine judges of the Constitutional Court

Ecuadornews: “The people had many hopes that have not been met” by the Constitutional Court (CC), said Julio César Trujillo Thursday, after deciding with the vote of four other members of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (CPC) cease to function...
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One dead and two police officers injured in clashes between civilians and gendarmes in the Chota valley

Ecuadornews: People from “Valle del Chota” clashed with police on Thursday after a traffic accident in which they tried to arrest the driver. The incident was recorded in Mascarilla, on the provincial border between Imbabura and Carchi. In the middle of the confrontation, a man...
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$ 108 million will allocate Defense in national security

Ecuadornews: The State portfolio will strengthen the operational capacity of the Armed Forces. Cyberdefense, purchase of protective materials, boats, radars and helicopters will be some acquisitions. A total of 28 plans and projects make up the Annual Investment Plan (PAI) of the...
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Superintendent Toro stressed his commitment to strengthen freedom of expression

Ecuadornews: As a historic meeting, the Superintendent of Communication (e), Édison Toro, called the meeting held on Thursday, August 23, with the Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Édison Lanza. In this meeting, the...
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Parked biofuel, a ditch for investment

Ecuadornews: In the new inertia of seeking resources or adjusting expenditures where possible, the sugarcane sector comes out to remind the government that the project to boost biofuels to save on imported gasoline has been halfway through. With Rafael Correa as president, the...
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Ecuador implements ‘humanitarian corridor’ for Venezuelans

Ecuadornews: The Government of Ecuador maintains the requirement for the presentation of a passport for the entry of Venezuelan citizens into Ecuadorian territory and implements a humanitarian corridor for Venezuelans who want to move from the border with Colombia to that of...
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The Debt Committee will approve $ 1,000 million, announces the Government

Ecuadornews: The operations will be carried out with multilaterals such as the IDB, CAF, and the World Bank. Part of the money will finance the Quito Metro. The Government analyzes which sources of financing to use in view of the fact that the scenario in international markets is...
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Some 50,000 Venezuelans manage their visa in Ecuador, according to chancellor

Ecuadornews: The Ecuadorian chancellor, José Valencia, said that some 50,000 Venezuelans immediately manage their visa in Ecuador, a country in which he estimates, there are around 200,000 citizens of that nationality. “This moment, in Ecuador there are almost 200,000...
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Ecuador announces exit from ALBA due to Venezuelan crisis

Ecuadornews: Ecuador announced its departure from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) in response to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and the consequent exodus of Venezuelans that, in their opinion, requires “a solution of all nations” in...
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New Yorker accused of trying to defraud Mark Zuckerberg is arrested in Ecuador

Ecuadornews: A New Yorker who spent nearly three and a half years as a fugitive after being accused of attempting to defraud Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg was arrested in Ecuador and could be extradited, prosecutors said Thursday the United States. Paul Ceglia, 45, a...
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