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Retirement Pensions Increase by $40

QUITO – The retirement pensions for the elderly in Ecuador have been approved to increase by $40 today by the Social Security Institute of Ecuador (IESS). Ramiro González, Chairman of the Board of IESS, reported on Monday that an increase of $40 was made to the retirees....
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George Michael is Free Again

George Michael, 47, got his freedom back today. The singer was sentenced 2 months of prison for marihuana possession; apparently he was under the effects of narcotics while driving. “I just want to start again. It’s fantastic to be out. It’s a beautiful day. I just want to...
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Giovanni Lapentti wins Quito Challenger Again

Ecuadorian tennis player Giovanni Lapentti defeated Joao Souza, Brazilian, setting the final score 2-6, 6-3 and 6-4 in the XVI Quito Challenger. This is Lapentti’s 4th title in this tournament. The Challenger final was played on Buena Vista Club main arena, it was an intense...
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Nobel Peace Price of 1980 and President of Chile Visit Ecuador

QUITO – Chilean President, Sebastián Piñera, and The Nobel Peace Price of 1980, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel visited Rafael Correa in the Presidential Palace today, to show him their support after the incidents of September 30th. Pérez Esquivel arrived at 10.20 local time at the...
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Interpol Starts Tracing Pedophile Websites

The world wide police agency known as Interpol, announced that there is an international initiative that allows internet providers to block the access of those that try to get online on websites with pedophile content. The users will be redirected to the Interpol website or a...
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Chief of Police Apologizes

The new General Commander of the Police, Patricio France state last night a heartfelt apology to the Ecuadorian people and to President Rafael Correa regarding the uprising of September 30 by a group of the law enforcement. During the broadcast that lasted seven minutes, the...
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Microsoft Attempts to Introduce a Windows Smartphone

Microsoft is to introduce this Monday a new Windows equipped cell phone line, attempting to reduce Apple iPhone and Google’s Android system share of Smartphone market. The titanic software company expects new phones by Samsung, LG and HTC will give a new twist to mobile...
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Website ‘Impersonates’ Google CEO Due To Facebook Flaw

“Facebook’s Inner Workings Facilitate Impersonation”, “How to Impersonate the CEO of Google—Or Anyone Else—on Facebook”, and “Being Eric Schmidt (On Facebook)” are just a few of the catchy headlines a lot of tech sites all over the...
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Iran Expels Correspondent From ‘El País’, Government Reacts

MADRID, SPAIN – ‘El País’, the morning newspaper from Madrid, Spain, announced on sunday that Iranian authorities cancelled the residency permit of Ángeles Espinisa, correspondent of the newspaper in Tehran. After authorities withdrew her press card on July, her...
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LAN Plane Carried 5 Kilos of Cocaine

is currently investigating the case of the five kilos of cocaine found on an airplane of the airline LAN, the last weekend. The flight came from Lima, Peru and it was supposed to pick up passengers in the Jose Joaquin de Olmedo airport of Guayaquil, its destiny was the city of...
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