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After ten years, US military aircraft will operate in Ecuador against drug trafficking

Ecuadornews: In 1999, in the regime of Jamil Mahuad, an agreement with the United States began the collaboration of US military personnel who stationed themselves at the Manta Base for 10 years. And after assuming power, Rafael Correa announced that this would not be renewed...
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Overflow of the Misahuallí River left no victims

Ecuadornews: In view of the overflowing of the Misahuallí River in the Archidona canton, Napo province, the Risk Management Secretariat (SGR) carried out the needs assessment and determined that "no damages were reported in either people or homes". The flow of the river returned...
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Mask: Video would show that police did not shoot

Ecuadornews: Patricio Armijos, the lawyer of the policeman linked to the murder of a citizen in Mascarilla, province of Imbabura, said Wednesday that a video posted on social networks would show that shot that killed Andrés Padilla came from "a person of African descent".   He...
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Ecuador will participate for the first time in the Ibero-American Catalysis Congress

Ecuadornews: Looking for new sources of energy: cocoa and bananas are an option to limit the use of oil.   Yanet Villasana, a teacher and researcher at Ikiam, has carried out research on the "Valorization of Residual Biomass of products from the Ecuadorian Amazon", a project that...
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Fire in gold destroys 110 hectares of forests

Ecuadornews: A forest fire in the south of Ecuador destroyed 110 hectares of forests, the Citizen Security System ECU-911 reported today, after noting that more than sixty firefighters participated in extinguishing the scourge.   The ECU-911, in a statement, said that no victims...
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Inamhi forecasts intense cold until Saturday

Ecuadornews: The low temperatures in Azuay will remain until the night of Friday, September 7 according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, INAMHI. Since early Thursday, several citizens posted on their social networks the intensity of cold in the city....
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90% of heritage houses are in private hands

Ecuadornews: 40 years after the declaration of Quito Cultural Heritage of Humanity, its inhabitants still use this space to carry out cultural activities. According to municipal estimates, around 250,000 people travel daily through the Historic Center of Quito for various...
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A ‘light’ reform to the banana law

Ecuadornews: After 21 years of validity, the Banana Law returns to the legislative arena. But, because of the declarations of the banana assembly members, the reforms maintain what the exporters consider obsolete: the ban on new plantings and a single official price. The...
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Prosecutor’s office prosecutes two soldiers for alleged extrajudicial execution of Froilán Jiménez

Ecuadornews: The Ecuadorian Prosecutor’s Office today prosecuted two soldiers for alleged extrajudicial execution in the case that investigates the death of a policeman during a revolt in 2010, which the then executive, led by Rafael Correa, interpreted as an attempted...
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Challenge of 3 women, lower figure of almost 11,000 crimes in Zone 8

Ecuadornews: In the first six days of September, seven violent deaths have occurred in Zone 8 (Guayaquil, Samborondón and Duran), four of them occurred between Saturday and Monday in Durán. In the same canton yesterday the new Interior Minister, María Paula Romo; the governor of...
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