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  • Ecuadornews: The Ombudsman’s Office revealed on Monday what it considers a serious case of “modern slavery” that affects at least 450 workers and their families, who live in deplorable conditions in plantations under the ownership of a company with Japanese capital. In a report nat...

  • Ecuadornews: Households that are part of the program can request a portion of their pensions in advance to create microenterprises. More than 70 thousand credits have been delivered. Mónica Castro was motivated by two ideas to build a micro-enterprise that, little by little, walks away from poverty ...

  • Ecuadornews: The Secretariat of Anticorruption of the Presidency of Ecuador has asked to investigate the judges of the Criminal Guarantees Court of the province of Guayas (south) who last week absolved former Minister Iván Espinel accused of alleged corruption. “We make an appeal and call the ...

  • Ecuadornews: The reforms to the LOC eliminated all the punitive regime of the original law, which was approved by the government of Rafael Correa, in 2015. It suppressed the Supercom and the administrative sanctions for journalists and media. The reforms to the Organic Law of Communication (LOC), ap...

  • Ecuadornews: Ecuador exported USD 4 638 million in 2018 in industrialized products, which meant an increase of 7% in relation to 2017, according to data from the Central Bank. The countries of South America, Central America and the European Union were the main destinations for these products, which ...

  • Ecuadornews: President Lenin Moreno announced the night of this Monday, February 18, 2019 that will consolidate a model to confront corruption, in which international institutions will take part. In a national chain, the Head of State said that he arranged for Foreign Minister José Valencia to meet ...

  • Ecuadornews: The Esmeralda companies Vladmau Construcciones S.A. and Professionals in Industrial Maintenance (Promanti), investigated for corruption in the Odebrecht issue, have just received new contracts at the Esmeraldas Refinery, granted by EP Petroecuador, for $ 3.6 million. The subject was den...