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Campaign for a Decent Work Started Today

Today the Ecuadorian Ministry of Labor Relations began the campaign “Trabajo Digno” (Decent work) which objective is to communicate the rights and obligations of employers and employees. The campaign will last six months and will include commercials and random visits...
Posted On 17 Jan 2011
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Vice-president Assures Subsidies will Maintain

On Monday, Vice President of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, assured that the $4.000 million of subsidies in the country will be kept, because their elimination represents a high social and political cost. Moreno said that the government will maintain the subsidies, because they have...
Posted On 17 Jan 2011
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New Transit Law approved

The new transit law was approved yesterday in the National Assembly with 80 votes in favor from parties as Alianza País and Sociedad Patriótica, while Madera de Guerrero and Social Cristiano were opposed. There were several conflicts in the session because of many complaints from...
Posted On 14 Jan 2011
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Carlos Ramírez Assumes Presidency at the New Court of Justice

Yesterday, Carlos Ramírez was chosen President of the Court of Justice. The Voting was made in private, after an hour they let media to get in, when the outgoing president, José Vicente Troya, was positioning and taking the oath of his successor. Ramirez was chosen in the second...
Posted On 13 Jan 2011
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Intercultural Education Law was Approved

Intercultural education law was approved yesterday in the National Assembly with 116 votes. The new ecuadorian law ensures that 139 thousand teachers in the country will receive a living wage of $700, and it also guarantees that the amount of retirement will increase. Yesterday,...
Posted On 12 Jan 2011
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Estero Salado Would Be Purified

After almost a year from the government announcement of the decontamination of Estero Salado, the main estuary from Guayaquil City, President Rafael Correa said yesterday that six stations to purify the estuary’s water through intensive oxygenation will arrive to the country in...
Posted On 12 Jan 2011
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Yasuní ITT will Go to Referendum

Rafael Correa said on Saturday that he will send to referendum the possibility of exploiting Yasuní-ITT in the case of non financial agremment from the international community to keep the oil underground. The $7,000 million that should be gained By exploting yasuni itt would be...
Posted On 08 Jan 2011
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New Arrest Warrants Against Land Traffickers

Two arrests warrants against alleged land traffickers were announced today by the district attorney of Guayas, Antonio Gagliardo, in a press conference. The orders are against Balerio Estacio´s brother, Tony Estacio, and against Marcos Solis, squatter leader.
Posted On 05 Jan 2011
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Moreno Met with Fidel Castro

The Cuban leader, Fidel Castro compromised to support Ecuador on the new National Program of Disability Prevention that would begin on March. Informed the Vice presidency of the country. Vice president Lenin Moreno had a meeting with Fidel Castro in La Habana, to discuss the...
Posted On 05 Jan 2011
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New Assembly Arrives without Powers

Tomorrow will be replaced the Venezuelan deputies which were elected in September, the new assembly will have 98 members from “Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela,” led by Chavez, and 67 opponents. Before the opposition had any representative in the assembly, because they did...
Posted On 04 Jan 2011
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