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Jefferson Pérez will register his candidacy for the Mayor’s Office of Cuenca

Ecuadornews: Through a political convention, as part of the primary elections, the night of this Monday, December 17, 2018, the double Olympic champion Jefferson Perez, was officially elected as a candidate for the Mayor of Cuenca by the political movement Renace. This Thursday,...
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Assembly approves the project of reforms to the Communication Law

Ecuadornews: The National Assembly approved this Tuesday, December 18, 2018, after eight hours of debate in the Plenary, the project of reforms to the Organic Law of Communication (LOC) that was approved by former President Rafael Correa and that was perceived by the media as a...
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Newcrest increases participation in gold and copper project in Ecuador

Ecuadornews: Australian miner Newcrest Mining Ltd increased its stake in Ecuador’s gold and copper developer SolGold Plc, moving further away from the company’s second largest investor, BHP Group. Newcrest International Pty paid 11,148 million pounds (14.06 million...
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Salaries of Ministers of Ecuador will be reduced by 10% and 5% for the upper hierarchical

Ecuadornews: They spent what they did not have and they indebted the government until they suffocated it,” Economy Minister Richard Martinez said from the Carondelet palace, along with Labor Minister Raúl Ledesma and the private secretary of the President, Juan Sebastián...
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President Moreno and Sonnenholzner met for the first time

Ecuadornews: The President of the Republic, Lenin Moreno, and the Vice President, elected by the Assembly on December 11, Otto Sonnenholzner, met on Tuesday December 18 at the Government Palace.  Confirmation of the appointment of the Second President occurred when Moreno was on...
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Papagayo, the last frontier

Ecuadornews: At some point, it was the local municipality that had it in its sights. I was thinking of an orderly growth of the city in that direction. Those plans ended when pseudodirigentes installed their camps and fragmented part of that tropical forest territory. From those...
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Businessmen propose freezing salaries for 2019

Ecuadornews: Employers and workers will meet this Wednesday, December 19, 2018 for the second and last time in the National Labor and Salaries Council (CNTS) to define the increase in the unified basic salary. The employer sector will come to this appointment with the proposal to...
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Investigation found operations for $ 1’882.147 of judge and his family

Ecuadornews: In September, the agency sent the reports of Judge Henry Cáliz to the Prosecutor’s Office, where there are high-end cars. He entered the Provincial Court of Pichincha in July 2018 and denounces a persecution against him. “If you have an economic need, but...
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Gasoline dismisses the year with a rise

Ecuadornews: The strongest measure that President Lenin Moreno has taken in his 18 months of government. The decision to raise extra gasoline and Ecopaís from $ 1.48 to $1.85 per gallon is part of the economic measures announced yesterday at the Government Palace by the Minister...
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Justice of the United States connects bribes of Petroecuador and Odebrecht

Ecuadornews: In anew indictment against the Ecuadorian American Frank Roberto Chatburn Ripalda,US justice has linked two bribery schemes that have occurred in Ecuador: thatof the state Petroecuador and that of the Brazilian construction companyOdebrecht. According to US justice,...
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