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Transsexuals May Participate in Miss Universe Starting Next Year

Organizers of the Miss Universe beauty pageant announced on Tuesday that transgender women may participate next year. Contest managers said they are adjusting the language of one of its rules and that they expect to issue the last decision soon. Trials for the next year’...
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Main Assembly Awaits Presidential Veto on Media Bill

Alianza Pais, the political party of the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, managed to temporarily suspend the session and approve the media bill. This way the Main Assembly approved one of the 120 points that the article has. Now the document will be in the hands of Correa were...
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Ecuador’s National Court Issued a Final Judgment in Filanbanco Case

The National Court of Justice confirmed, at noon, the announcement of the judgment against the Isaias Dasum brothers, Roberto and William. The sentence is 8 years in prison for each of the brothers, explained the main...
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Spanish Royal Family Studies Reductions in Costs and Salaries

Sources from the Spanish Royal House announced today that it plans to reduce protocol costs and higher wages to save trim the € 170,000 that includes the draft State budget for this year. Sources said it is expected that this pay cut affects the three senior management positions...
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David Rodriguez resigned to his charge as vice president of Barcelona SC

This morning, Vice President of Barcelona Sporting Club, Dr. David Rodriguez announced his irrevocable resignation from his position. “I thought in recent weeks and put it in the next Assembly of Partners, my resignation for consideration. Rodriguez explained that his...
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Antonio Noboa: “Professor Luis Zubeldía was Never Asked to Resign”

Yesterday afternoon, the president of Barcelona Sporting Club, Antonio Noboa, confirmed the resignation of coach Luis Zubeldia from Argentina. “We are aware that this (the resignation of the DT) will disrupt, unfortunately, the normal development of the team. No one will be...
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Syrian Troops Attack Hours Before the Scheduled Truce

The Syrian regime has been attacking the localities controlled by the rebels in several regions of the country. A few hours before the deadline given by the UN mediator and envoy of the Arab League, Kofi Annan, which complies the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad removes his...
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National Court of Justice Passed Sentence in ‘Filanbanco Case’

After being given the judgment in Filanbanco case, Xavier Castro, Roberto and William Isaias brothers’ lawyer, claimed this morning that there is already a sentence against the former directors of that institution. The National Court of Justice (CNJ) stated the sentence is...
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Indonesia Faces Seism and Strong Waves

This Wednesday waves of more than 80cm were seen in the eastern coast of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. The waves started a violent seism with a magnitude of 8,6 in the Indian Ocean. “Small tsunamis” from 36 to 80 waves affected four settlements in the north of Sumatra...
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Nine Peruvian Miners are Rescued

Nine Peruvian miners who were trapped since last Thursday in a tunnel, were rescued on Wednesday, in the presence of the Peruvian President, Ollanta Humala. The release of workers in the informal copper mine ‘Cabeza de Negro’, at 282 kilometers south of Lima, was...
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