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The Chinese Sinovac vaccine, the third dose authorized in Ecuador

Developed in Beijing by the pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech , the Coronavac vaccine will also be applied to Ecuadorians. The Chinese supplier was the third with a ‘green light’ to enter the country, after Pfizer – BioNtech , from the US, and AstraZeneca ,...
Posted On 09 Mar 2021
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Nosotras Emprendemos opens the way to strengthen women’s work

A recognition to women entrepreneurs, for positioning and making their work visible, was presented this Monday, March 8, by the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES), through the brand Nosotras Emprendemos. Nosotras Emprendemos opens the way to strengthen women’s...
Posted On 09 Mar 2021
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Nemonte Nenquimo: “The jungle is our home, our pharmacy, our market, our temple”

The childhood of Nemonte Nenquimo, an indigenous Waorani activist, developed in the middle of the Amazon jungle, along with plants and animals. She accompanied her mother to the farm and her uncles who sang and told stories, her life passed “happy and free”, between...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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Women stand up against political violence, which is on the rise

Some 32 videos aimed at female candidates with 1,854 comments, of which 25 showed some sign of gender violence. Only 20 articles out of a total of 110 published provide a space for candidates for the Presidency or Vice-presidency. Two of the fifteen candidates monitored are the...
Posted On 08 Mar 2021
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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...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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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...
Posted On 04 Mar 2021
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Fishing sector rejects proposal to expand the Galapagos marine reserve

Eight fishing organizations signed a statement to oppose the proposal of international environmental groups to expand the Galapagos marine reserve as a debt swap because they believe it will affect their economy. Fishing sector rejects proposal to expand the Galapagos marine...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021
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Municipality of Guayaquil announces that it will acquire the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, the Chinese Sinovac and the Oxford doses

Two million vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 will be acquired by Guayaquil from the three pharmaceutical companies evaluated by the Municipality. This Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Mayor Cynthia Viteri confirmed that 500,000 doses of the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine , 250,000 of the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021
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Achievements of digital transformation are exposed in “A Digitized Country, A Modern Country”

The President of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, will lead the morning of this Monday, March 1, the event “A Digitized Country, A Modern Country”. Achievements of digital transformation are exposed in “A Digitized Country, A Modern Country” At the event, which will take...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021
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77 rural schools will open their doors amid the pandemic as part of a pilot plan

On February 10, the Quito office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recommended that the safe and progressive reopening of schools be authorized as soon as possible. 77 rural schools will open their doors amid the pandemic as part of a pilot plan In Ecuador, a...
Posted On 02 Mar 2021
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