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Almost half of the rural population lives on less than USD 2.80 a day

The house of Manuel Palacios, 69, is one story. The small construction welcomes 11 members of his family . The economic situation of this head of household was complicated by the pandemic and he cannot find a job. Almost half of the rural population lives on less than USD 2.80 a...
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The unemployment rate for women increased from 5.7% to 7.4% between 2019 and 2020

Progress for women at work could return to 2017 levels by the end of 2021 as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis conducted for PwC’s annual Women at Work Index, which measures economic empowerment. of women in 33 countries of the Organization for...
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In one year, more than 650,000 people lost their jobs; index would recover in four years, according to experts

There were 650,578 people who left adequate / full employment in one year, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC). And it will take about four years to reverse these figures, economic analysts say. In one year, more than 650,000 people...
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Information technology (ICT) reduced the digital divide in the country

The electronic signature, the license, the passport and the digital ID, currently at the service of the citizenry, are part of the achievements highlighted by the President of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, in access to technologies. Information technology (ICT) reduced the digital...
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