Europe on alert against jihadism after attacks in Belgium and France

Europe launched an offensive against jihadism, with the death of two suspects on Thursday in Belgium and the arrest this Friday of dozens more in this country, in France and in Germany, a week after the attacks in Paris. The Belgian authorities had information about...

Ecuador announces the designation of ambassadors in America, Asia, Africa and Europe

The Foreign Ministry announced yesterday the designation of 12 new ambassadors in countries of America, Asia, Africa and Europe, including Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. The Ecuadorian Chancellor, Ricardo Patino, said that the new ambassadors, of whom he is awaiting for the...

The price of a box of bananas will rise 33 cents next year

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (Magap for its Spanish acronym) set at USD 6.55 the new price for a box of bananas for export. That price shall apply from January 1, 2015 until December of that year. The value was established based on the banana box of 43 pounds, which...

Infected nurse with Ebola virus in Spain is discharged from hospital

The nursing assistant Teresa Romero, first person infected with the Ebola virus in Europe, left the Madrid hospital this Wednesday where she remained hospitalized since last October 6, after being released. “I do not know what went wrong, I don’t even know if...

Russian planes are detected by NATO in European airspace

NATO has detected “unusual” Russian aerial maneuvers and “at large scale” on European airspace between Tuesday and Wednesday. The air activity of 15 aircraft of the Russian forces occurred in the airspace over the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, te Atlantic...

Forbes publishes cheapest cities in Europe

Forbes magazine published the five cheapest cities in Europe. Lowcost Planet drew up a list of the 10 most economical and Forbes chose the half. Riga, in Latvia; Budapest, in Hungary; Warsaw and Krakow, in Poland and Sofia, in Bulgaria, where a coffee costs less than a dollar.

Ecuadorian shrimp export is directed to Europe, Asia and the United States

In the first quarter of 2014, Ecuadorian shrimp exports grew a 90.6 % compared to the same period last year, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). This makes it the fastest growing product in the list of 26 sales unrelated to oil. The increased commercialization of shrimp...

Google launches Chromecast in Europe, creating a new concept of TV

Eight months after launching in the Chromecast in the U.S., Google finally launches it in Canada and Europe. This is a device that adapts to the TV and can transfer online videos from a mobile. A HDMI input, a wireless network and a few minutes for installation are necessary to...