Volume 4, Issue 31
March 1, 2020
Don’t kid yourself

Don’t kid yourself

It seems in just a week since I wrote my last column, that the world is becoming an even scarier place. I’m talking about the coronavirus. Yes, I’m serious. This is something I know about. I studied this for my profession, and I believe it has every bit of possible...

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CRIME AND ACCIDENT REPORT

Cuenca and National Criminal Activity (Cuenca) Two individuals who physically assaulted police are facing legal proceedings for the crime of attack and resistance. Police reported that on Monday, a uniformed police officer who was removing drunks from Padre Miguel...

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Spain extradites Correa’s former Chief of Intelligence

Spain extradites Correa’s former Chief of Intelligence

The Spanish National Court delivered Pablo Romero Quezada—the former National Secretary of Intelligence—to Ecuador this week, 20 months after his extradition was agreed to for the attempted kidnapping of an opponent of the government of former Ecuadorian...

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One million trees will be planted in Azuay this year

One million trees will be planted in Azuay this year

The Azuay Prefecture has a goal: planting a million trees every year to combat the effects of global warming. According to the Prefecture, the trees will all native fruit and ornamental plants that will be sown in parishes and cantons. And they will first be planted...

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An environmental commitment generates work in Turi parish

An environmental commitment generates work in Turi parish

A total of 60,000 cloth bags, to replace plastic ones, are being made in the Tres Marías Association, a guild that is part of the popular and solidarity economy that manages its own projects. In a workshop located in the Turi parish, 60,000 ecological cloth bags are...

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Arrest made for influence peddling in passport case

Arrest made for influence peddling in passport case

Prosecutors have filed charges against Marco Vinicio G., for his alleged participation in the offense of “offering to conduct influence peddling.” He was arrested after allegedly receiving money from a citizen in exchange for shortening the processing time of a...

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Romo rules out mass deportations of foreigners

Romo rules out mass deportations of foreigners

The Minister of Government, María Paula Romo, ruled out that the government is seeking the mass deportation of foreigners in the country with its requested reforms to the Human Mobility Law. What the Government is looking for, she said, is that changes be made in the...

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