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The Ecuadorian government has invested 943 million dollars obtained from oil resources in the fields of education, health, transportation and other sectors as part of the Strategic Plan Ecuador, as stated by vice president Jorge Glas this Saturday during the 435 Weekly Summary which took place Yaruquí, east of Quito.

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The National Secretariat of Public Administration Ecuador (SNAP) acknowledged the work of 30 public institutions with the best working environment in the framework of a strategy to improve this sector and thus ensure better service for citizens .

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So far in 2015 Ecuador has signed contracts for private investment, protected by the Production Code, for 1,949 million dollars. Some of the most important investments are in the fields of cement, metallurgy and tourism, non-oil sector, that contribute to changing the production model and the replacement imports, stated the government this Saturday.

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The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of the Peoples (ALBA-TCP), censured and rejected coup attempts of the Ecuadorian opposition against the government of President Rafael Correa.

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Representatives from autonomous workers organizations, drivers, women and others presented on Friday their proposals in a space promoted by the Ecuadorian legislative which will be replicated in different regions of the country within the framework of the National Dialogue on equity and social justice.

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The Ecuadorian government is optimistic with the results of the National Dialogue on Equity and Social Justice that started a year ago in which more than 50,000 people from around the country have participated, the executive secretary of the Alianza PAIS movement, Doris Soliz, indicated.

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The Ecuadorian government has invested 943 million dollars obtained from oil resources in the fields of education, health, transportation and other sectors as part of the Strategic Plan Ecuador, as stated by vice president Jorge Glas this Saturday during the 435 Weekly Summary which took place Yaruquí, east of Quito.

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So far in 2015 Ecuador has signed contracts for private investment, protected by the Production Code, for 1,949 million dollars. Some of the most important investments are in the fields of cement, metallurgy and tourism, non-oil sector, that contribute to changing the production model and the replacement imports, stated the government this Saturday.

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The Ecuadorian government approved and signed on Thursday six new investment contracts for the areas of tourism, food and lubricant recycling for 90 million dollars, thus, reaching a total investment of 1,948 million dollars between January and late July, almost 40% of the economy’s non-oil sector.

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The Ecuadorian economy would grow 1,9% in 2015, almost four times the figure planned for the region together, from 0,5% according to the last estimations of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) revised downward, due to the slowing down of economies as a result of external variables like the fall in oil prices and other natural resources.

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Representatives from autonomous workers organizations, drivers, women and others presented on Friday their proposals in a space promoted by the Ecuadorian legislative which will be replicated in different regions of the country within the framework of the National Dialogue on equity and social justice.

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The Ecuadorian government is optimistic with the results of the National Dialogue on Equity and Social Justice that started a year ago in which more than 50,000 people from around the country have participated, the executive secretary of the Alianza PAIS movement, Doris Soliz, indicated.

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During a talk with media in Guano, province of Chimborazo, President Rafael Correa rejected the events occurred on Wednesday night in Guayaquil, where two pamphlet bombs exploded outside El Telégrafo newspaper (public) and El Universo (private).

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President Rafael Correa met on Wednesday with his legislative block and some ministers and secretaries of State to analyze the current political moment and the “soft coup” strategy prepared by some sectors opposing the regime.

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The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of the Peoples (ALBA-TCP), censured and rejected coup attempts of the Ecuadorian opposition against the government of President Rafael Correa.

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A UN mission will travel to Venezuela and Guyana to promote dialogue between them over a border dispute, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday.

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Ecuador is among the countries that charge less Value Added Tax in the region, with 12% and it is among the ones that apply zero rate for education and health, according to an article published by Britain BBC world.

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Colombia and FARC rebels resumed peace talks Thursday with a new commitment to make progress after months of stagnation at the negotiating table and fighting on the battlefield.

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Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Luol Deng of Miami Heat warmed up Friday for the NBA's first game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the continent.

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Minister of Sports Catalina Ontaneda described as positive the participation of Ecuadorian athletes at the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games and called it a “historical success” for the country, for having ranked nine among 41 countries.
The official analyzed the Ecuadorian delegation performance in the seventeenth edition of the Pan-Am Games in Canada in which Ecuador ranked nine winning 32 medals.

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Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Wednesday that he thought Michel Platini, who confirmed he will run for FIFA president next year, is "not good for football and football's fans and players deserve better".

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Bayern Munich confirmed on Tuesday they have signed Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal from Juventus on a four-year deal with Bastian Schweinsteiger's replacement reportedly costing 35 million euros ($38.6m, £24.8m).

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For decades they have lived overcrowded, without basic services, with insecurity in the middle of an environment with high levels of contamination. Today, those populated areas located in the southeastern of the port city, left behind neglecting times they lived due to the lack of attention from local authorities and they are now beneficiaries of a government program that changed their lives forever.

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The handbook on “Best Practices” made by the UN’s Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) gathers many articles on preservation management implemented in the Galapagos Islands, declared World Heritage and located 1,000 km from the Ecuadorian Coast, the Ministry of Environment informed.

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Mayors from around the world have signed a declaration with Pope Francis stating that man-made climate change is real and humanity has a moral imperative to take action.

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The Ecuadorian government was pleased Tuesday with the decision of the Cuban and US governments to reopen their diplomatic missions in La Habana and Washington after 54 years of broken ties and urged to put an end to the US embargo against the Caribbean island.

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Boeing said Friday it will send a technical team to France to study plane debris that authorities increasingly believe is from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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A Palestinian toddler was burnt to death and his mother among four relatives hurt in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on two homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank Friday.

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President Barack Obama delivered a withering critique of the vitriolic 2016 US presidential campaign Monday, branding it unworthy of American voters.

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The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the contentious Guantanamo Bay prison and will submit it for review by lawmakers, spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday.

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The National Secretariat of Public Administration Ecuador (SNAP) acknowledged the work of 30 public institutions with the best working environment in the framework of a strategy to improve this sector and thus ensure better service for citizens .

Carlos Martinez, director of the Guinness World Records for Latin America, handed President Rafael Correa the official award of the organization for the reforestation initiative, in an event that took place in Guano, indigenous area in the province of Chimborazo, a town which along with other rural areas participate in an emblematic program on this matter.

The third edition of Unesco’s World Heritage Marine Site Managers Conference, event which already took place in Hawaii and in France, will be held next year in the Galapagos Islands, located 1,000 km from the Ecuadorian coast, which have been recognized for its preservation activities, the minister of Environment confirmed.

Ministers of health and social development of Ecuador, Carina Vance and Cecilia Vaca, respectively, inaugurated on Thursday health centers in Columbe and San Guisel in the Colta county, province of Chimborazo that will benefit more than 15,000 inhabitants.

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On November 16, 2014, 1,100 students from the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCE) took the National Examination for Professional Practice. 92.2% of them passed, confirming that this University is one of the best in the field of medicine.

This Monday 20 years of the conflict are remembered, the country came out victorious, however, thirty-three Ecuadorian soldiers lost their lives in this conflict.

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Producers remember how they once were victims of speculation on prices of inputs and they are now in cantonal agricultural centers at the lowest prices in the market.

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This is the Community Millennium Tablada Sanchez, located in the Santa Rita parrioquia in Chone. This area is inhabited by 81 families in the rural area, the Ecuadorian government relocated to make way for the construction of Multi Chone megaproject, which will provide drinking water and irrigation and flood control in this vast manabita sector.

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The handbook on “Best Practices” made by the UN’s Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) gathers many articles on preservation management implemented in the Galapagos Islands, declared World Heritage and located 1,000 km from the Ecuadorian Coast, the Ministry of Environment informed.

Tourism in the Cotopaxi, in the province under the same name, remains without restrictions, minister of environment, Lorena Tapia confirmed Tuesday and urged climbers to be cautious in view of the volcano’s moderate activity, even if alert remains white, the lowest in the scale.

The Galapagos Islands were chosen as the world’s best islands, according to readers of the specialized magazine Travel+Leisure based in New York.

The Encebollado Championship, an Ecuadorian typical dish, will take place August 19 in the province of Manabi and president Rafael Correa will be member of the panel, according to what he informed Saturday and invited citizens to the seventeenth whale festival to watch such animals.

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