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Huge ‘Años Viejos’ Say Goodbye to 2011

The tradition of ‘años viejos’ in Ecuador has grown in acceptance, detail and size in the street Portete, in the city of Guayaquil. Some years ago the giant dolls became one of the most entertaining events in the nights of New Years Eve. However, unlike the small and medium...
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The Arab Spring and its prognosis

It is a fact that the year of 2011 will be remembered as the year that ended the dictatorship of several Middle Eastern countries. The hostilities that led to the disposal of several governments started on January 25 when the people started a non-violent campaign with...
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Synopsis of International Events of 2011

The Force of Nature and the Tragedies On March 11, 2011 one of the strongest earthquakes of the last century happened in Japan. The nation was ravaged by a brutal 9 magnitude (on the Richter scale) earthquake, followed by a tsunami with waves of 10 meters high and th...
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Synopsis of National Events in 2011

Politics and victory in the referendum On May 7, 2011 the President of Ecuador called for a plebiscite and a referendum in the country. The 10 questions were about safety issues, the creation of a Council for the Regulation of the media, mandatory Social Security membership and...
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Synopsis of National Entertainment Events

Ecuador on beauty contests 2011 was a strong year in the field of beauty in Ecuador. Ecuadorian model Maria Fernanda Cornejo was crowned as Miss International, one of the most renowned pageants worldwide, in Chengdui, China. Miss Ecuador 2011, Claudia Schiess, also put up the...
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