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  • Ecuadornews: The scientific news of the week has a protagonist close to Ecuador: George, the Solitaire. An international team of scientists has managed to sequence their entire genome from blood samples taken in 2010. The results, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, open a valuable chest of g...

  • Ecuadornews: From old shoes, plastics, toys that went out of style, to (sometimes) human corpses and fetuses are collected along the Salado estuary. An arm of the sea that,moreover, hosts aquatic animal and plant life. According to estimations of Visolit, company in charge of cleaning the estuary, o...

  • Ecuadornews: On the occasion of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on the morning of this Monday, December 10, the march-festival for Human Rights was held in Guayaquil, which brought together dozens of groups to defend life of the rights of natur...

  • Ecuadornews: The Electricity Corporation of Ecuador (Celec) transferred $ 40 million to the Bankof the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (Biess). The transaction was made on Thursday, December 6, as a result of the BIESS agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Resources and Ce...

  • Ecuadornews: The request was presented to the Judiciary by the Bureau for Truth and Justice after making its preliminary report public, in which 247 verified cases are established. The government of Rafael Correa is the main defendant. Three months and 20 days after the creation of the Bureau for Tr...

  • Ecuadornews: The troops of the Land, Air and Navy Forces formed around the square of the military complex of La Recoleta, in the south of Quito. There was held on Monday, December 10, 2018, the presentation of the new military leadership. The general of division Roque Moreira is head of the Joint Co...

  • Ecuadornews: Ecuador’s state oil company Petroecuador signed on Monday a sale contract of some 3.9million barrels of Oriente crude to Peru’s Petroperú, which will be delivered between January and November of next year. The contract is the second that Quito subscribes with the Peruvian st...