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Ecuador, Chile Committed to Broaden Economic Links


Ecuador and Chile are looking forward to advancing in their commercial and economic relations, alongside social projects and regional integration, said here Monday the Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Ministry. The commitment by both countries was announced as part of a summary of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno’s visit to Chile to attend the inauguration ceremony of Chilean president-elect Sebastian Piñera

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Lenín Moreno inaugurated as new President of Ecuador

Lenin Moreno

Lenín Moreno was inaugurated today, May 24, as the new President of Ecuador in a ceremony held within the National Assembly, with several Latin American leaders on hand.

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Díaz-Canel leads delegation to inauguration of Ecuadorian President

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers is leading a delegation to attend the inauguration of Lenín Moreno Garcés as President of Ecuador, taking place in Quito, May 24.

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Lenín Moreno wins first round

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With more than 72% of the votes counted, Moreno had garnered 38.66% – very close to winning in the first round. In accordance with the country’s electoral law, to avoid a second round, a candidate must win over 50% of the vote or 40%, with a margin of 10% of the next closest candidate.

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Foreign-Funded NGOs in Ecuador: Trojan Horse for Intervention?


Ecuador has come under fire for scrutinizing non-profits like Accion Ecologica, many of whom get millions from Europe and North America.
Ecuador, the tiny South American nation sandwiched between Colombia and Peru, rarely makes waves in the English-speaking world’s corporate mediascape. Last year, news traveled far on at least two occasions.

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Press Release from Foreign Ministry Directorate for Consular Affairs and Cubans Resident Abroad


On July 9 and 11, two groups of Cuban citizens of 29 and 46 persons respectively, illegally present in Ecuador, were deported to our country. They were transported in an Ecuadorian Air Force aircraft, respecting procedural guarantees established for such cases.

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Ecuador’s Foreign Minister criticizes U.S. immigration policy

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Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, yesterday July 6 in Quito, called on the U.S. government to end to its immigration policy toward Cuba, which he described as a stimulus to illegal emigration, PL reported.

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Cuban search and rescue team returns from Ecuador

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The search and rescue brigade which left for Ecuador following the earthquake which hit the country’s northern coast on April 16, returned to Cuba on the evening of April 27. The brigade members were received at Havana’s José Martí International Airport by Marcia Cobas, a member of the Party Central Committee and deputy minister of Public Health, as well as Brigade General and Interior Minister (Minint), José Luis Mesa Silva.

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Three Cuban Physicians Died in Ecuador’s Earthquake

Ecuador Terremoto

As a result of the earthquake of 7.8 degrees on the Richter scale that shook the coastal area of Esmeralda and Manabi provinces in Ecuador, three Cuban health workers offering their services in that country died, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health informed. The bodies of Barbara Caridad Cruz Ruiz, 46; Leonardo Ortiz Estrada, 53, and Eric Perez de Alejo Omar Quesada, 41; all specialists in General Comprehensive Medicine and residents of Villa Clara province, were found under the rubble of a building that totally collapsed in the municipality of Pedernales, Manabi.

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Cuban doctors depart for Ecuador to assist quake victims


A Cuban 26-member emergency medical brigade departed for Ecuador on Sunday, as hundreds of other Cuban doctors are in that country assisting the victims of the 7.8 quake that has caused huge human loss and property damage in the coastal zone of that South American nation.