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At 7:00 p.m. on November 28, the SNAI announced through a statement Glas was released and left amid a sea of his supporters. Amid the shouts, applause, and hugs of his supporters, Jorge Glas, was released from Prison 4 in Quito last Monday night, November 28, 2022. Ecuador’s former Vice President was released from prison […]

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The audit of Petroecuador’s balance sheets is part of the commitments of the credit program that Ecuador signed with the IMF. No company submitted bids in the contest called by Petroecuador to audit their financial statements. The call for contracting the audit was made in August 2022, and its objective was to clarify and order […]

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Update to: Basic Unified Salary remains at $400 for 2021 due to negative inflation forecast Published: Volume 5, Issue 9 The 2023 unified base salary will be increased. On Wednesday, November 30, 2021, President Guillermo Lasso announced that there would be an increase of $25 compared to 2022. Lasso was the one who decided on the increase because the workers, businessmen and […]

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The Mundialito de los Pobres, with a format inspired by the Soccer World Cup, is the most popular neighborhood tournament in Cuenca. The first edition was played in 1966. Cuencanos do not have to wait every four years to see their favorite teams lift the World Cup. Every year, during the holiday season, 36 teams […]

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I don’t really have much to say this week, other than that I have been really humbled by the response to our ‘A Simple Box of Food’ program. We met our goal in three days. Imagine that. I’m just floored by it. Anyway, more on that below. Back to the humbling part. I guess I […]

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Illegal mining activity grows in 13 Napo communities after the intervention in the Yutzupino area. Invasions are reported in four legal concessions. Illegal mining activities in the Amazonian province of Napo increased during the second half of 2022. The reactivation of these illegal activities occured after the military and police evicted some 700 informal miners […]

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Update to: Ecuador has the second highest level of chronic malnutrition in the region Published: Volume 6, Issue 25 There is a budget of $350 million for childhood malnutrition program thru 2023. In parallel, funds are being sought after the fall in the sale of Banco del Pacífico. The Government is seeking additional resources to […]

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