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Raises on Travel Rates Causes Protests

RIOBAMBA – Social, educational and indigenous organizations along with several citizens protested in the city due to the raise on the bus travel rates. At least three provinces of the country express their contempt because of this new rate on the travel tickets. This increases...
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Ecuador and Colombia Improves Attention Given to Refugees

Both countries are scheduled to meet tomorrow to analyze and improve the services and attention given to the Colombian refugees that crossed the border in order to escape from the violence of their homeland. Today a source in the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said that the meeting...
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Confrontation Between Police and Miners Leaves 4 Wounded.

Photos Courtesy of Diario El Comercio, Ángel Medina. In Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe province, violent clashes between police members and civilians causes at least 4 people injured this morning. According to witnesses, at least one member of the Police and a demonstrator would have...
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Cordero at San Sebastián Festival

Latin America will be at the 58th San Sebastián International Movie Festival. Sebastián Cordero will represent Ecuador in the “Horizontes Latinos” (Latin Horizons) category; 11 Latin American production and direction works will participate, such as Diego Luna’s “Abel” (Mexico)...
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Government Rules Out the Blackouts

According to experts, about 700 megawatts (MW) of power are out of operation, 500 of them are destined for power plants maintenance and 200 are hydraulic. The Minister of Electricity, Miguel Calahorrano, ruled out the possibility of electricity rationing in the dry season which...
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Chilean Miner Gets to See His Daughter’s Birth on Video

Photo via AFP. One of the 33 miners who are trapped in the deposit in Chile, Ariel Ticona, saw the birth of his third daughter, Esperanza, through a video sent by a probe to 700 feet deep to where they are, informed Alberto Iturra, psychologist in charge of the rescue labor....
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Popular Bread will Sell at $ 0.13 per Unit

The Bakers Association of Guayaquil discussed the possible increase in the bread´s price  $ 0.10 to $ 0.13. They say the cost of materials for making of bread are expensive. According to Manuel Rodas, vice president of the guild, the sugar shortage and the flour quintal pric...
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Microsoft Launches the Beta Version for Internet Explorer 9

The popular web browser is getting ready to release a new version, which has promised to be “the backdrop of the web”, has affirmed Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President of Internet Explorer. The release event took place today at the Design Concourse Center in...
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Valencia is Out of Surgery Awaiting the Medical Report

Ecuadorian soccer player, Luis Antonio Valencia was intervened surgically Wednesday morning in the city of Manchester. Valencia was seriously injured last Tuesday during the last minutes of the game of the Champions League in Europe. It is expected that in the next few hours the...
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