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Volume 5, Issue 21
February 28, 2021
Rains wreak havoc in Azuay and Cañar

Rains wreak havoc in Azuay and Cañar

The winter weather of these first two months of 2021 has been causing serious problems, especially in cantons such as Pucará, Santa Isabel, Girón and Cuenca, in the province of Azuay; and Azogues, from the province of Cañar. Even in the Morona Santiago province, on February 15th, the Emergency Operations Committee (COE) declared an emergency due […]

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Rates of new cases and new deaths, number of hospital admissions, number of ICU patients and rate of positivity all increase. Vaccination plan released.

Rates of new cases and new deaths, number of hospital admissions, number of ICU patients and rate of positivity all increase. Vaccination plan released.

Tracking the spread and outcome of the coronavirus in Ecuador: Updated for Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Last week we saw a decrease in the number of new cases and new deaths associated with the coronavirus, but we also saw hospitals struggling under the weight of hospital admissions Cuenca for example reported “an accelerated growth” that […]

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Thoughts running around my brain..

Thoughts running around my brain..

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a rambling, thoughts off the top of my head column, but there are so many little ideas wigging inside my brain that I can’t quite scratch away, that I just have to let them out. Let me start with the election here, because it...

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Perez turn to his last resort: the TCE

Perez turn to his last resort: the TCE

“As long as the polls are not opened, we are facing a consummate fraud,” said Yaku Pérez. The Pachakutik movement announced on Monday that it will present a subjective appeal requesting the opening and recount of 20,000 records before the Contentious Electoral Tribunal (TCE). Lawyer Julio César Sarango said that the National Electoral Council, CNE, is flagrantly violating the Constitution. “The electoral body […]

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CNE confirmed the candidates for the second Presidential electoral round

CNE confirmed the candidates for the second Presidential electoral round

The debate between the winners, Arauz and Lasso will be on March 21st This Tuesday, March 2, 2021, through a national broadcast, the National Electoral Council (CNE) ratified the results of the first electoral round that gave the candidates Andrés Arauz (Unes) and Guillermo Lasso (Creo-PSC) first and second place in the contest. In addition, […]

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