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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said Friday that the relationship between the South American country and the United States will remain “at a good level” after Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of such country.

1 day 19 hours

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa affirmed the country is growing in the last three quarters and unemployment is steady with a short decrease of 5.3% to 5.2% which is not statistically significant.

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Indigenous communities and rural towns of the country’s central area benefit from the operation of five new public health centers inaugurated Thursday by President Rafael Correa who said his administration has invested 16 billion dollars in the last decade to guarantee the right to health.

3 days 11 hours

Peace talks between National Liberation Army and Colombian government to begin February 7 after former congressman Odin Sanchez is released and two guerrilla men are pardoned by Juan Manuel Santos, officials announced in Quito.

3 days 13 hours

President Correa confirmed Wednesday that during his 10 years of administration, the government invested 9.6 billion dollars to improve the nation’s road infrastructure which favors tourism, production and trade.

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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa talked Tuesday about OXFAM’s report on inequality titled “An economy for the 99%” which says that the majority of the world’s economy is in the hands of eight men.

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The European Union (EU) supports Ecuador’s popular and solidarity economy on the sidelines of the Support Program for the Economic, Social, Solidarity and Sustainable sectors (PASES for its acronym in Spanish). The EU gave 16.4 million dollars.

1 day 19 hours

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa affirmed the country is growing in the last three quarters and unemployment is steady with a short decrease of 5.3% to 5.2% which is not statistically significant.

3 days 16 hours

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa talked Tuesday about OXFAM’s report on inequality titled “An economy for the 99%” which says that the majority of the world’s economy is in the hands of eight men.

4 days 13 hours

Economic and labor measures adopted by the Ecuadorian government in 2016 allowed maintaining the country’s unemployment and poverty indicators stable despite external factors it faced, officials informed Tuesday.

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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said Friday that the relationship between the South American country and the United States will remain “at a good level” after Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of such country.

4 days 16 hours

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said the opposition is making excuses and discrediting elections and institutions of the country because of their new failure, that according to him, they will face in February 19 elections.

5 days 16 hours
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Alongside a crowd that elected him on January 15, 2007, president Rafael Correa celebrated Sunday the tenth anniversary of the political process of the Citizen Revolutionten ten years after and in perhaps the last event of the government.

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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa affirmed that the fact that Donald Trump was elected president of the United States will make Latin American countries get together against an aggression policy.

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Activities of the fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) begin tomorrow morning in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, headquarters of the pro tempore presidency of the bloc, where top-level officials will meet on January 24 and 25.

3 days 11 hours

Peace talks between National Liberation Army and Colombian government to begin February 7 after former congressman Odin Sanchez is released and two guerrilla men are pardoned by Juan Manuel Santos, officials announced in Quito.

1 month 3 weeks

On behalf of Ecuador, foreign minister Guillaume Long congratulated the Colombian government, citizens and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for their “maturity” and “determination” to renegotiate a new peace deal after their first agreement was rejected in a referendum.

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The speech delivered by China’s president Xi Jinping at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting last Saturday in Lima, capital of Peru, positioned China and the region at the forefront of a joint effort to boost the globe’s economy, APEC experts and participants said.

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Ecuadorian minister of Sports Xavier Enderica described the participation of each one of the athletes who travel to Rio Olympics as successful and announced that the Andean country is already getting prepared for Tokio 2020.

5 months 2 days
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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa congratulated Saturday the team of 38 athletes who represented the country in Rio Olympic Games and added that the high performance plan applied in Ecuador begins to show results.

5 months 6 days

Ecuadorian athletes competing in Rio Olympic Games have won four Olympic diplomas and two have ranked nine so far in their first Olympic cycle.

7 months 1 week

Ecuadorian mountaineer Santiago Quintero has a dream of conquering the Summit of K2 since he was young; it is located in the Karakoram mountain range in the Himalayas and is 8,611 masl. After failing to do it in 2009, he started a new expedition on Monday which he expects to successfully end next July 31st.

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Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa highlighted Saturday the success of the first edition of Loja’s Artes Vivas Festival (FIAVL) from November 17 to 27 to which more than 27.000 attended without taking into account people who watched performances on streets, parks and squares.

5 months 3 weeks

The 207th anniversary of the first Cry for Independence is celebrated on August 10 and the Presidency will participate in the celebration of this historic date with the “Eugenio Espejo” national awards ceremony, dramatized tours, lightning up of the Carondelet government palace, mapping, fireworks and an artisan citizen fair.

6 months 2 weeks

Three main ideas are part of the Bill on Culture being analyzed at the National Assembly: creative freedom, above all else; freedom of choice, above all principles; and freedom of access to cultural goods and services.

10 months 1 week

Ana Rodriguez, minister of Culture (in charge), said it is “important” to implement a Culture Law currently debated at the National Assembly which has been an unpaid debt in the country.

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Promoting funding for developing countries and raising awareness on the damage tax havens make are two specific goals Ecuador will work on after assuming the pro tempore presidency of G77+China in a ceremony held at the UN.

1 week 1 day

President Rafael Correa flew Thursday to New York where he will attend the ceremony in which Ecuador will assume the pro tempore presidency of the G77+China and will meet the community of Ecuadorians living in that country.

2 weeks 2 days

Ecuador sent to London the report of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s questioning on rape allegations, Swedish prosecutors announced Thursday.

1 month 2 weeks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has released his full testimony to Swedish prosecutors regarding sexual assault claims for which he was arrested in 2010.

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Indigenous communities and rural towns of the country’s central area benefit from the operation of five new public health centers inaugurated Thursday by President Rafael Correa who said his administration has invested 16 billion dollars in the last decade to guarantee the right to health.

Ecuadorian ministries of Tourism, Environment and the Interior, the Public Sector’s Real Estate Management Service (Inmobiliar), autonomous decentralized governments and Lago Verde Community Organiztion signed an agreement not to charge entrance fees and passes to Quilotoa lake, located in the province of Cotopaxi (Ecuador’s Andean center).

Ecuador’s Ministry of Public Health takes preventive actions to protect the population from viral and infectious diseases that are common during the rainy season including flu and also zika, dengue and chikungunya, transmitted by the bite of the aedes aegipty mosquito.

President Rafael Correa described Loja’s Artes Vivas Festival (FIAVL) which took place between November 17 and 27, as a “complete success”. The festival gathered more than 31.261 people who attended the different events organized in theaters, squares and parks of the city in the south of the country.

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In the last decade, this port city has experienced a significant social and infrastructure development with a social inclusion approach after works done by the government of the Citizen Revolution, led by President Rafael Correa, which has invested 5,840 billion dollars since 2008.

Gazing at the vicuñas run freely in the field, looking how chuquiragua plants bloom in the white snow, bumping into an Andean fox or admiring the beauty of the Andean landscape painted with all rainbow colors… this is how walks to the Fauna Production Reserve in Chimborazo are like, a special place to connect with nature.

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The construction of a deep-water port is important news for Ecuador because it involves the country’s port development since this is a work with a 1,250 billion-dollar investment from Arab Emirates' DP World, a company recognized worldwide.

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Since 1996, Ecuador started going through political, economic and social instability periods. The governments of Abdala Bucaram, Jamil Mahuad and Lucio Gutierrez, who came to power with promises of change, created more uncertainties than certainties and succumbed before fulfilling their mandates before the unrest of the people increasingly impoverished by neo-liberal measures applied.

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Ecuadorian ministries of Tourism, Environment and the Interior, the Public Sector’s Real Estate Management Service (Inmobiliar), autonomous decentralized governments and Lago Verde Community Organiztion signed an agreement not to charge entrance fees and passes to Quilotoa lake, located in the province of Cotopaxi (Ecuador’s Andean center).

The could forest of Quito’s Metropolitan District (DMQ) has been included on the list of the 21 best places in the world to visit in 2017, after being chosen by National Geographic’s Traveler magazine.

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U.S. journalist Peter Greenberg and president Rafael Correa showed off Ecuador’s cultural wealth and natural destinations during Wednesday’s presentation of The Royal Tour edition in the port city of Guayaquil.

Quito, July 6 (Andes) – The Royal Tour Ecuador edition will be presented in Guayaquil at 18:30 in an event for the national launc

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