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23 criminal gangs operate from jails in Ecuador

Ecuadornews: The inhibitors of telephone signal and the prohibition of entry of cell phones in the Social Rehabilitation Centers (CRS) of Guayaquil, Cuenca and Latacunga are not an impediment for 23 criminal gangs to continue operating in the country. The ingenuity and...
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Ecuador has 36 active legal proceedings against

The Ecuadorian State faces 36 legal proceedings against it in foreign courts. Among these is the Chevron 3 case, which in a partial award that was heard last Friday (September 7, 2018), was resolved in favor of this private firm. Although an amount has not yet been established....
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Prosecutor of Pichincha calls ex-commanders for Case 30-S

Ecuadornews: Former army commander, Luis Castro; the ex-commander of the GIR, Lenín Bolaños; and the former Minister of Security, Homero Arellano, are those summoned. The prosecutor of Pichincha, Fabián Salazar, who investigates the death of policeman Froilán Jiménez, during the...
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Amendment to the Communication Law proposes 20% of national music

Ecuadornews: Currently the legislation establishes that 50% of the musical content of the stations must be of national production. Now the reduction to 10% and 20% of that strip is considered. There is a long way to go in the Assembly on the improvement of the Organic Law of...
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Six coffee shops sweeten their finances with $ 81 million

Ecuadornews: Its taste not only charms the palate of the customers, but also to the pocket. Six coffee shops in the country together invoice more than 81 million dollars in a year. This is a challenge in a destination where the culture of drinking coffee is still growing. The...
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Prosecutor will make charges against Ricardo R. for money laundering

Ecuadornews: For the 20th of this month, the hearing to formulate charges for the alleged crime of money laundering was set against Ricardo R., the former vice president’s uncle, Jorge G., in the corruption case of Odebrecht. The diligence was convened for November 27...
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La Favorita prepares $ 750 million investment for 5 years

Implementation of technology and software development locally, opening and adaptation of premises, expansion of distribution centers, increase of inventory of merchandise, purchases of small, medium and large Ecuadorian producers, clean and renewable electric generation are some...
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The ITT fills barrels with water

The jewel in the crown has fissures. The extraction of oil in the Yasuní natural park presents complications that raise the price of hydrocarbon production. For each barrel, for the separation of liquids, you can raise the price by about a dollar and a half. Daily, according to...
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Little use of new forms of contracting in Ecuador

Ecuadornews: After almost four months of entering into force, the Ministry of Labor records that barely 4% of labor contracts correspond to new forms of contracting by sector. Before they were 1%. The minister of this portfolio, Raul Ledesma, acknowledged that this percentage is...
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The fund of conflicts

Ecuadornews: Forty months after the process of transferring to Biess began, of the administration of unemployment and retirement funds, the Teacher Unemployment Fund is the only one that faces various problems and there is still discontent due to its management in part of the...
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