The largest city and the main commercial port in Ecuador. Located in the west, where Guayas River debouches to the Gulf of Guayaquil. Almost 2.5 million people live there.
Odebrecht case – the biggest scandal in America
The trial of a former Ecuador vice president Jorge Glas and twelve other officials suspected of receiving multimillion bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht started on November 24. The National Court of Justice granted Glas a preliminary custody in October fearing that he might palter.
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