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Episcopal Conference clarifies that José Tuárez is prohibited from exercising as a priest

Ecuadornews: The director of Catholic Radio, Father José Barranco, has read this morning a “clarifying note” from the Episcopal Conference, which reported that the Dominican priest José Carlos Tuárez, current president of the Council of Citizen Participation,...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Eleven dead in jails in a month of emergency

Ecuadornews: Edmundo Moncayo, director of the National Service for Attention to Deprived of Liberty, assured that the controls fail because there is no adequate infrastructure or technology. “I would like to say that the infrastructure is in an optimal state, but it is the...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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The assets of Petroecuador have a ‘provisional’ insurance

Ecuadornews: The search for a new insurer for the oil company is delayed. The authorities decided to extend the services of state-owned Seguros Sucre. It is one of the largest public companies in Ecuador but does not yet have definitive insurance. Petroecuador’s assets,...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Ecuador seeks new cocoa boom

Ecuadornews: Of $ 760 million that generated shipments of cocoa and derivatives in 2018, only $ 6 million correspond to chocolate. The new policy seeks to reverse this trend. Generate new jobs, increase productivity and exports of the sector, are the objectives that the National...
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Balda promotes a referendum against gay marriage

Ecuadornews: Ecuadorian conservative activist Fernando Balda asked the National Electoral Council on Monday to begin collecting signatures for a referendum aimed at preventing homosexual marriage, following the ruling of the Constitutional Court that opens the door to its...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Demand for passports in Ecuador rises before the proximity of vacations

Ecuadornews: The private area paid $ 2,483 million for Income Tax (IR) in 2018. Trade is the one with the highest contribution; but banks improve their pace. In 2018, the State enjoyed a high tax contribution from the private sector. Of the $ 5,319 million that the country...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Less fiscal spending will impact GDP in 2019, according to the Central Bank of Ecuador

Ecuadornews: This year, the country’s economy will grow 0.2%, according to the latest estimate of the Central Bank of Ecuador (ECB). Until February, the Central estimated that GDP would grow 1.4% in 2019, but this month corrected downward the forecast, like other...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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Since 2017 the number of refugees in Ecuador has increased

Ecuadornews: The country’s Refugee and Statelessness Commission has accepted 54% of requests from foreigners who came to the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry, while 30% were denied. In Guayaquil a hostel was enabled. Luis, 50 years old, lived on what the land offered him in the...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019
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