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Ecuador has its Queen of 2012 Carnival

Ana Maria Tamayo Cevallos was elected Queen of 2012 Carnival in the midst of a festive and colorful ceremony, thus inaugurating the carnival celebrations. “This is my dream, I promise to support young artists and publicize tourism because Guayaquil is beautiful,” she...
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Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys will attend Whitney Houston’s funeral

Aretha Franklin will sing Saturday at the funeral of Whitney Houston in Newark (New Jersey, eastern USA). Singers Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder, and actor Kevin Costner will attend the ceremony, said Friday the agent of the late diva pop. Houston’s friend, Pastor Marvin Winans,...
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Workers of El Universo Complain About Sentence

This morning citizens of Guayaquil and workers of newspaper EL UNIVERSO gathered in a pacific protest against the last decision of the Ecuadorian National Court, which rejected the appeal of this media in the trial brought by the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa for libel...
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Lula da Silva concluded cancer treatment

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva concluded on Friday the treatment of chemotherapy and radiotherapy followed due to a larynx cancer, informed the hospital where he was treated. A statement from the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital in Sao Paulo said the former leader of 66 years...
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Ecuadorian Soccer Referees on Strike

This morning, the Referees Association in Ecuador began an indefinite strike to demand a change in the assessment system and appointment of judges. Previously, the assessment system and designation system was handled by the Arbitration Commission of the FEF ( Ecuadorian Soccer...
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Murdoch to Launch New UK Paper Amid Crisis

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch told staff at his embattled The Sun newspaper in London Friday that the company will launch a Sunday edition, as he seeks to rein in a crisis over alleged misconduct, News International confirmed. Murdoch’s visit to News Corp.’s London...
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New Decree Sets Weight and Price Reform of the Banana box

Ecuadorian Agriculture Minister, Santiago Leon said yesterday he issued a new decree -the No. 017 – on Wednesday after correcting the error in the previous agreement. This new decree keeps the current banana box price, but modifies the weight. In the previous paper the...
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Brazil Carnival 2012: King Momo Recieved the keys of the city

Starting today until the next ‘Ash’ Wednesday, February 22; Brazil is under the regency of King Momo who received the keys of the city by the mayor Eduardo Paes. This celebration marks the beginning of the most famous carnival in the world. Milton Junior portrays King Momo, a...
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