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Atty. Washington Pesantez Rejected Accusations Made by Amores

Attorney Washington Pesántez denied all accusations made by the assemblywoman Betty Amores and said that he was never consulted about the contents for the referendum promoted by the Executive branch. Pesántez rejected Amores’ statements accusing him of having participated in the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2011
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Excess of Terrorism Charges in Ecuador

Yesterday the Human Rights Watch association (HRW) expressed its concern about the several accusations in Ecuador against demonstrators. In the country, “at least dozen protests and demonstrations participants have been prosecuted or investigated for excessive charges of...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Indigenous and Businessmen Announced their Refusal against the Referendum

Entrepreneurs and the indigenous movement announced their opposition to the next referendum. The Ecuadorian Business Committee requested the Constitutional Court to reject the referendum introduced last week by the Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, because the laws that want...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Carlos Vera is Still Collecting Signatures

As reported in Ecuador Inmediato website, As reported in Ecuador Inmediato website, former Ecuadorian television anchor, Carlos Vera, managed to get 1 million 300 thousand signatures to remove Rafael Correa from the presidence. “We have one million 300 thousan...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Ecuadorian Police Leave Administrative Tasks

The Executive Order 632, issued on January 17, provides that the legal, judicial and extrajudicial representation of the National Police, and also its reorganization, must be entirely assumed by the Ministry of Interior. The first changes will be on the personnel management: no...
Posted On 19 Jan 2011
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Correa Handed Out the Questions for Referendum

Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, gave today the questions that will go to the referendum for the constitutional court approval. The questions are: Constitutional Amendment Questions 1-    With the purpose of improving the safety for citizens, do you agree that the current law...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011
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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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