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$ 24 million will be Invested in the Ecuadorian Referendum

After the official announcement of the referendum, the Ecuadorian National Electoral Council (CNE) began yesterday the process of the expenses budget for the process to be held on 7 May. Last Thursday, the Ministry of Finance transferred $ 22 million to the CNE, an initia...
Posted On 10 Mar 2011
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National Brewery Would Have Two Days to Cancel Their Debt

After a battle of nearly three years, the former  have won a trial against the company. National Brewery will have to pay $90 million due to unpaid utilities for more than fifteen years. The deadline will be in 48 hours.National Brewery workers After a battle of nearly three...
Posted On 10 Mar 2011
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Measures are Taken up for Banana Exports in Ecuador

Since today controls for the exports of bananas under contracts in Ecuador’s ports restarted. The provision emphasizes that the crates that do not comply with the regulations can not be exported. According to figures from the Association of banana exporters of Ecuador (AEBE) last...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011
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Patiño Clarified Doubts on the Ecuadorian Navigational Chart

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño said the development of the navigational chart will aim to avoid political disputes with neighboring countries. Last Wednesday, Ecuador presented the document to the United Nations (UN). A positive answer from the organization and an...
Posted On 09 Mar 2011
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Starting Tomorrow No One Can Order Advertising

Since tomorrow there will rule the order that any media may distribute advertising and blurb financed by the Ecuadorian State following the decision taken by the National Electoral Council on the basis of the forthcoming referendum scheduled for this May 7. The 115th art. of the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011
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CNE Will Formally Convene The Referendum Tonight

Tonight, the National Electoral Council (CNE) will formally convene the referendum proposed by President Rafael Correa in national radio and television. The Constitution, in Chapter of Direct Democracy, said that the CNE would have to convene a referendum within 15 days, which...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011
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Navigation Chart of Ecuador will be sent to the UN

This Wednesday, the UN will officially receive the Ecuadorian Navigation Document, where the limits with Peru will be established. Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, expects Lima to corroborate this document. In his weekly report, Correa said that once defined the limits,...
Posted On 06 Mar 2011
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Correa will Sue Sovenis for the “Fascist” Incident

Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador, announced in a TV interview, that he will start a criminal trial against Luis Marcos Sovenis, who days ago attacked the president calling him “fascist.” “(…) I assure you that there are people behind this because of the...
Posted On 05 Mar 2011
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Banana Producers Will Require A Support Contract To Export

Today begins the operations that will control Ecuador’s banana exports, as long as they have a back-up contract. This action will take place in the cities of Puerto Bolivar (El Oro) and Guayaquil. The aim is to have companies to submit their purchase contracts to their...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011
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Balerio Estacio Regained His Freedom

The presiding judge of the 2nd Court of Criminal Proceedings, Mercy Pico, granted freedom to Balerio Estacio by an injunction. Pico replaced the prison custody for a liberty writ this Friday to the neighborhood leader. Estacio was arrested on Dec. 30th with charges of land...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011
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