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Ecuadorian singer-songwriter Aua Lila heads for Andean pop

Ecuadornews: The fluidity of the water and the strength of femininity form the symbolic roots of Aua Lila, artistic name of the Ecuadorian singer-songwriter, who is preparing for the release of Vacío del alma, the third promotional single of her solo career so far this year. Her...
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9,000 producers are committed to coffee

Ecuadornews: The producers from manabi retook their crops with two new varieties of Arabica coffee: acawa and sarchimor. The renovation began four years ago, since the two types of seeds are resistant to pests such as rust. In addition, they are not only engaged in production....
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Importers from 13 countries negotiate in banana round

Ecuadornews: In the framework of the XV International Banana Forum, Ecuador began on October 23 the second edition of the business conference “Banano del Ecuador”, an event held at the Hilton Colon in Guayaquil, which was attended by 40 exporters from the country....
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The presence of Venezuelans in Ecuador amounts to 250,000

Ecuadornews: Eight days after the end of the state of emergency established by the Government, the flow of Venezuelans entering Ecuador through the northern border decreased from 6,000 to 2,000 citizens a day. These data were delivered during a discussion between authorities of...
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Banana exports grew 5% in 9 months

Ecuadornews: Banana exports grew 5.24% in the first nine months of 2018. And if the trend continues, this year could once again lead the sales of non-oil products from Ecuador. Up to week 40 (end of September), exports of the 43 pound case totaled 265.9 million, while in the same...
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In the countryside employment grows, but it is becoming more precarious

Ecuadornews: In the rural sector, the recovery of the labor market has become a mirage. Although the September unemployment rate has managed to reach its lowest level (1.7%), this does not translate into well-being for its population. Quite the opposite. Labor precarization has...
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Ecuador banana workers warn against German Aldi’s plan to lower the fruit’s box value

Ecuadornews: Ecuador, the world’s largest banana exporter, is pushing for Latin America to act in a common block against the plan of the German supermarket chain Aldi to pay one euro less for the fruit box. “We have to structure an external front with all the...
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Six banana plantations showoff sectoral mark

Ecuadornews: Enter new markets and recover the United States are some of the aspirations of the six farms that were recognized Monday night with the sectoral brand ‘Premium & Sustainable Banana’. The certification was presented at the inauguration of the XV...
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Paúl Granda resigns to the Ministry of Justice after Fernando Alvarado’s escape

Ecuadornews: The Minister of Justice, Paul Granda, has resigned from the Ministry of Justice, after the escape of Fernando Alvarado. The announcement was made on Tuesday October 23 at a press conference, however, his resignation has not yet been accepted by President Lenin...
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The Office of the Comptroller aims to 17 high rank positions

Ecuadornews: Alerts have been available for months, even years. The Government said, without specifying names or the state of the investigations, that there are 31 officials of the previous government who should be banned from leaving the country due to their alleged...
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