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30-S: Ecuadorian Comptroller fined 105 police members

104 policemen, involved in the police riot that occurred in Ecuador on September 30 (30-S), were notified yesterday that they must pay penalties of between 2,000 and $ 5,280 for an alleged misuse of public property. Coronel Cesar Carrion will pay $ 93,000 for damages to the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011
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Winter Olympics of 2018 will be in South Korea

This Wednesday the Winter Olympics received an award for the first time to South Korea as the alpine resort of Pyeongchang was chosen to host the 2018 Games. Pyeongchang would be the third Asian city to host the Winter Games, after Sapporo, Japan, in 1972, and Nagano y 1998....
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Spain Claims Compensation for Damages to its Producers Image

Spain will demand a compensation for € 80 million to the European Union (EU) for the damage they did to their agriculture image as it was blamed as the cause of the E.coli bacteria. According to Rosa Aguilar, Minister of Agriculture of Spain, the amount is still below of early...
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Trump Adds to Central American Skyline

Donald Trump is expanding his hospitality empire today in Central America with the opening of the Trump Ocean Club in Punta Pacifica, Panama. The sail-shaped building features 1,000 units of mixed residential and rental units along with multiple restaurants, shopping boutiques, a...
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Skype Video Calls On Facebook

Thanks to a strategic alliance with Skype, the most popular social network in the world recently implemented video calling service to its millions of users. The service is built on Skype’s infrastructure and could operate from the desktop screen, to use the service, users...
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Ecuadorian Local Production Strengthens the Bio-Commerce

The business created by the biodiversity in the country has motivated Corporacion de Promocion de Exportaciones (Corpei), the Ministry of Environment, and Ecociencia y la Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF) to invest $14 million to support and strengthen the Bio-Commerce in the...
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Hearing of Sarayaku Case Begins Today

American Court of Human Rights will judge Ecuador for granting an oil concession to the Argentinian company  CGC in 1996 to explore and exploit oil on ancestral lands of the indigenous Kichwa Sarayaku in a two-day hearing that starts today in San Jose. There, the Court will hear...
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FCNH: Microenterprises Find New Opportunities in Ecuador

In Ecuador, New Humanity Foundation (FCNH for its Spanish acronym), is helping many people to begin and maintain their own businesses in order to bring comfort to their families and their community. Such is the case of Vicente Jurado, an independent worker who has worked for more...
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US: Massive Dust Storm Engulfed Phoenix

    A massive dust storm engulfed the southwestern US city of Phoenix late Tuesday, blotting out the sun and knocking down electricity poles, local media reported. The ABC 15 news outlet said the billowing cloud stretched 60 miles wide and packed winds of 60 miles per...
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Woody Allen’s Next Film will Be Shot in Rome

“Bob Decameron” will be the next film that U.S. filmmaker Woody Allen will begin to shot this July 11th. This film, to be shot in Rome, will show the scenery of seventy different places in the Italian capital. Allen claims that the film will be ready for spring and...
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