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Andean women open space with education and entrepreneurship

Gisela is the only woman in the group who wears jeans and not the typical embroidered and colorful skirt. In full harvest, in a potato field in the Peruvian community of Huayana, this young woman is pleased that the role of women, who have traditionally always been behind men, is...
Posted On 15 Jul 2022
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Ecuador and the Dominican Republic define a new Bilateral Cooperation Program

Ecuador and the Dominican Republic outlined the parameters of the new Bilateral Cooperation Program 2022-2024, during the V meeting of the Joint Commission for Technical, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation between the two nations held this Wednesday, July 13, 2022. This new...
Posted On 14 Jul 2022
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Population of Ecuador manages to extend its life expectancy to 77 years, nine years more than in 1990, but the quality of life does not improve

Jose Salazar is 82 years old. He exceeded the average age of the Ecuadorian, which is currently 77.25 years. He affirms that thanks to a balanced diet, exercise and medical check-ups he has reached that age. “I hope to live another ten years at least,” he says with a...
Posted On 12 Jul 2022
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Young Ecuadorian drowned in the United States

Jefferson Paúl Loja , 18 years old and a native of the Molleturo parish in the province of Azuay, died in a lake in Connecticut, in the United States. His death was confirmed on Monday, July 11, 2022. According to information shared by the victim’s family , the young man...
Posted On 12 Jul 2022
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Ecuador’s role in the world map of cocaine grows

The new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs (Unodc) reveals that Ecuador is the third country in the world with the most cocaine seized. In addition, Guayaquil is one of the ports from which most drugs are ‘exported’. As every year, the United Nations...
Posted On 11 Jul 2022
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Health confirms first case of monkeypox in Ecuador

In a statement, the Ministry of Health reported that it is a 30-year-old patient, who is in Guayas. The WHO confirmed more than 5,000 cases of the disease, worldwide. Ecuador registers its first case of monkeypox. The Ministry of Health confirmed the presence of the disease in a...
Posted On 06 Jul 2022
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Ecuadorian Amazon loses 379,000 hectares of forest in almost four decades

Between 1985 and 2020, the Amazon basin lost thousands of hectares of forest equivalent to the size of Bolívar province. The Amazon is ancient, it has giant trees like the red Angelim, and others submerged in the water of the Cuyabeno River. It is also home to otters, dolphins,...
Posted On 04 Jul 2022
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“Cacerolazo” for Peace in Quito

The mayor of the city, Santiago Guarderas, through his personal account on the social network Twitter, invited the residents of the capital to join, starting at 9pm, this Wednesday, June 22, 2022, to “go out with whistles and pots” as a way of calling for peace. “Let...
Posted On 23 Jun 2022
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Commercial sector experienced an economic blow on Father’s Day

Father’s Day was celebrated amid the mobilizations of the indigenous sector in Quito and in various locations in Ecuador, especially in the central highlands. Commercial premises did not have the flow of clients in what was expected to be the best weekend of the month....
Posted On 20 Jun 2022
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Desperation in prisons is a ‘ticking time bomb’

The Dialogue Commission finished its work, made recommendations and left the task of pacifying the prisons to the SNAI. The work of the Penitentiary Dialogue and Pacification Commission has come to an end. On June 16, the period of functions established in Executive Decree 294...
Posted On 17 Jun 2022
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