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Rebel Forces Make New Advances in Libya

Pro-democracy fighters advanced through the east and the west of Libya, now the forces loyal to the Libyan dictator, Muammar al Gaddafi have lost their ground. In the west, the rebel forces attacks caused the retreat of the government troops from the town of Kikla, located at...
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Lagarde is the Favorite as IMF Close Nominations

On Friday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) closed the nomination process to elect a new leader. French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, is the favorite one despite the legal shadow, obscuring her nomination. Her only rival is known Mexican central ba...
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Government Reconsiders the Green Tax

Nathalie Cely, the Coordinating Minister of Production informed through her Facebook and Twitter account that the Green Taxes are being revised. This meant that the bags would be out of the tax payments until they find a more productive measure that foments recycling. Cely also...
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Martin Palermo Said Goodbye to Soccer and Boca

The top scorer player in the history of Club Atletico Boca Juniors, Martin Palermo, hung up his boots in his last professional match at the Bombonera face Banfield in the Closing tournament. The celebration held in the Boca Juniors Club was led by Mario Pergolini. The celebration...
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Energy Ministry Reiterates New Electric Consumption Rates

The Communication Secretary of Ecuador, Fernando Alvarado, said last night through his Twitter account that in terms of electricity rates during winter in the coastal region, the basis to calculate the electric consumption will rise from 500 to 700 kW. This morning, through a...
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New York Opens High line Park’s Extension

On Wednesday, New York invited the public to the official opening of the extension of the HighLine, an innovative park built on old railroad tracks that run along the west side of the island of Manhattan to nine meters high. Hundreds of New Yorkers and tourists walked for the...
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Aguinaga Will Not Coach Barcelona Sporting Club

After a long meeting between the representatives of Barcelona and members of the Ecuadorian DT it was issued that Aguinaga will not be the Technical Director of Barcelona Sporting Club. There were two big differences, in the financial aspect, the quantities that each part...
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Ecuador Approved Tobacco Regulation and Control

104 votes from the National Assembly approved a bill for the regulation and control of smoking in Ecuador. The new bill prohibits smoking or snuff burning products in enclosed spaces such as workplaces, schools (with the exception of open spaces in higher education institutions),...
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