Quito Presents 30-S Facts in a Photographic Exhibition

Photographs which projects past images of September 30, 2010 (30-S) in Ecuador are being exhibited in Santo Domingo Square, located in the Historic Center of Quito. This exhibition, published by the Contemporary Center of Quito, presents pictures taken by  of Oliver Echeverria...
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Talas Typhoon Leaves 31 Dead and 50 Missing in Japan

Talas typhoon shook Japan killing at least 31 dead and 50 missing, officials said. The cyclone, which came by the Pacific, hit the coast of Japan on Saturday and brought torrential rains that caused overflowing rivers, floods and landslides that destroyed several buildings....
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Government recovered 111.000 bottles of adulterated alcohol

David Chiriboga, Ecuador’s Health Minister announced via Twitter that the Government has recovered more than 111,000 bottles of illicit liquor during a local campaign to take out of the market around fourteen brands of audulterade  liquor with methanol.  However, the...
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Chile Plane Crash: Remains and Clues Search Continue

600 people are part of the tracking team that is working to find the bodies of 17 victims of the plane crash in the Archipelago of Juan Fernandez and the wreckage of the Air Force CASA 212. Tactical and rescue divers groups will be deployed to begin a review of a seabed portion...
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Banana Payment Begins Today

Starting today the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP) of Ecuador will begin to pay $ 2 for export quality banana clusters which were purchased from local producers. The payment will be effective for those exporters that sold their product on August 26. The...
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Chavez Calls for a “Counter Attack” in Libya

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez today called the BRIC countries (Brazil, India, China and Russia) and Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to launch a “counterattack” to “barbarism” of international operations against the regime of...
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Nico Said Goodbye to Tennis Along with His Friends and Fans

Nicolás Lappenti, former first racket of Ecuadorian tennis, said goodbye to this sport with a friendly match against his friend, the also retired tennis player, Pit Sampras. More than 9,500 spectators attended the match held at the Voltaire Paladins Polo Coliseum. “Today...
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Egypt: Mubarak’s Third Hearing Lasted 12 hours

The third trial of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, 83, began Monday in Cairo. Mubarak arrived at the courthouse in an ambulance because he has heart problems and depression. The statements of witnesses would determine the president’s responsibility in the deaths of...
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