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Most of the waste in the Galapagos Islands comes from Asia and Latin America

99% of recyclable waste in the Galapagos Islands comes from Asian and Latin American countries, as revealed by a study by the Ministry of the Environment. Most of the waste is from Chinese vessels that fish in international waters, and to a lesser extent from Argentina, Chile and...
Posted On 28 Jul 2022
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In Daule, the MAG began the delivery of urea with a subsidy of 50% of its commercial cost

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) began this week the delivery of bags of urea with the benefit of the subsidy of 50% of its commercial cost. The first beneficiaries were farmers from the Daule canton area, where the head of the MAG, Bernardo Manzano, went last...
Posted On 28 Jul 2022
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Ecuador’s GDP per capita will recover sooner than expected, says the IMF

Despite the improvement in GDP per capita, the country’s structural problems remain, such as a lack of full employment and a high poverty rate. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) updated its projection on the recovery of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
Posted On 27 Jul 2022
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First export of Ecuadorian cannabis arrived in Switzerland

After eight days of travel from Ecuador to Switzerland and five months of working on the entire export process, the first 5 kilograms of processed flower and one liter of Ecuadorian cannabis tincture arrived at their destination. This export was made by CannAndes to Profields SA,...
Posted On 27 Jul 2022
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Ecuador works on the exemption of the Schengen visa

The National Government of Ecuador, through the Foreign Ministry, collaborates with the European Parliament for a possible exemption from the Schengen visa for Ecuadorian tourists traveling to the continent for short stays. Work on the regulations began in December 2017, thanks...
Posted On 27 Jul 2022
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Country risk drops 334 points in ten days after the Economy Minister’s trip to Washington and due to the progress of the dialogue tables

Ecuador’s country risk dropped 334 points in the last ten days. It went from 1,600 points reached on July 15 (during the dialogue tables to seek pacification of the country) to 1,266 points this weekend. The approaches of the current Minister of Economy and Finance, Pablo...
Posted On 27 Jul 2022
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Amazon pink dolphin in Ecuador has a natural sanctuary

In the leafy heart of the Yasuní National Park , in Ecuador, the Amazon pink dolphin has a natural sanctuary in which to take refuge from its own myth , the one that has put this freshwater cetacean in danger of extinction, for being a coveted hunting prey to attract love and, at...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022
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In Quito and Samborondón are the people with the most assets abroad

The Internal Revenue Service (SRI) has identified USD 733 million in assets abroad, declared by 202 taxpayers. In the first half of 2022, the SRI has collected USD 29 million for the temporary tax levied on wealth abroad. This value corresponds to goods valued at USD 733 million...
Posted On 22 Jul 2022
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Ecuador signs agreement with CAF to access USD 7,000 million

The agreement refers to the ordinary capital shares of the organization, which will allow progress towards a new capitalization, approved in March 2022. Minister Pablo Arosemena met with the IMF and other organizations in the United States. The Government of Ecuador signed an...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022
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Investigations in the US reveal route of bribes in Seguros Sucre

Juan Ribas Domenech, the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the state-owned company, used an intricate system to collect bribes from reinsurance companies, through a network of companies that involved Biscayne Capital. The details of the corruption in Seguros Sucre come...
Posted On 21 Jul 2022
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