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New Transit Law approved

The new transit law was approved yesterday in the National Assembly with 80 votes in favor from parties as Alianza País and Sociedad Patriótica, while Madera de Guerrero and Social Cristiano were opposed. There were several conflicts in the session because of many complaints from...
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Byron Moreno Admits Heroin Possession

On Thursday, former Ecuadorean referee Byron Moreno, pleaded guilty to introduce heroin into the United States. Moreno had 6.2 kilograms of heroin in plastic bags hidden between his clothes when he came to New York from Guayaquil, on September 20th. Moreno affirmed he did not...
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Heavy Rains in Rio Claim More Lives

Due to the extreme weather 506 bodies have been found on the highlands of Rio de Janeiro. Meanwhile in Teresopolis, Nueva Friburgo, and Petropolis are among the most affected cities by the heavy rains, which caused landslides that buried countless of houses on the foothills....
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John Paul II To Be Beatified

Pope John Paul II, who died on April 2, 2005, will be beatified this year on May 1. Karol Wojtyla will be elevated to the glory of the altars after Pope Benedict XVI, his successor to the throne of Peter, promulgated a decree today recognizing a miracle through his intercession....
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Berlusconi will be Investigated on Prostitution Case

The Italian justice opened an investigation on Silvio Berlusconi since he is suspected to be involved in a prostitution and abuse of power case. The investigation was opened against Berlusconi, because he used his political influence, on May 27 and 28 of 2010, to ask the police...
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President of Tunisia Left the Country

This Friday the Prime Minister, Mohammed Ghannouchi assumed on an interim basis the presidency of Tunisia, after the former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali left the country due to a month of demonstrations that ended with his 23-year regime. Basing his charge on the article 56...
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No Mobile Signal Inside Banks

Due to the numerous robberies in banks by sacapintas, locking devices will be installed in bank offices. These devices inhibit cellular signal, preventing people inside the banks to make or receive calls on their mobile phones, this does not cause any damage on the phones...
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A Robotic Contest Is Held In Guayaquil

For the first time Guayaquil City is embracing the Ecuadorian Robotics Contest (CER). This competition, which began 6 years ago, has been in different parts of Ecuador. The headquarters of this competition are different places every year. The event has already been held in...
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