VI Business Summit in Cartagena, Colombia

On April 13 the VI Summit of the Americas was held in Cartagena, Colombia, where entrepreneurs across the region sought political and social issues and particularly the corporate development in the economic and human growth in Latin America. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos...
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Guatemala works on Barbies’ Indigenous Accesories and Wardrobes

The markets of crafts in Guatemala have chosen the imitation of Barbies but this time the dolls are dressed in multicolored suits, representing to several regions of the country. According to merchants, these Barbies have had great acceptance in tourists. Their price is of $25...
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Viviana Bonilla is the New Governor of Guayas

Assembly woman Viviana Bonilla is the new governor of Guayas, replacing Roberto Cuero. After saying, last week, he will not resign his office, the former governor of Guayas, Roberto Cuero said this morning “everything is possible” and that the resignation of public...
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Tungurahua volcano emitted 5km height ash column

Despite the clouds around the mountain, this morning it was observed on the crater of Tungurahua volcano ash plume that reached about 3.10 miles high. The emission occurred about 6:20am (GMT). Depending on the wind direction, smoke heads north of the mountain, although there was...
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No Trial for Patiño in “Diplomatic Suitcase” Case

Yesterday, the Oversight Committee of the Ecuadorian Assembly, with government party majority, decided to file the request for impeachment against the Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño. Assemblyman Fernando Aguirre (PSP) wanted Patiño to face, among other things, the political...
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AFP, The New York Times, and Huffington Post Awarned 2012 Pulitzer Prizes

Pulitzer Prizes to the excellence in journalism in The United States were granted yesterday.The photographer of the Agency France Presse won a Pulitzer award. Hossaini is an author of one of the images that has called the attention of the world. The photography belongs to an...
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Chavez Treatments Costs Venezuela USD 12 Million

During the last year the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, has remained in Cuba for 80 days, while still maintaining his presidential powers despite the cancer. Yesterday Carlos Berrizbeitia, an opposition official denounced that so far the treatment for Chavez’s decease has...
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97 Schools Postponed Classes in the Coast of Ecuador

In some cases, students and parents went to schools and found out that the institutions were still occupied as shelters, however they did an opening program, they sang the National Anthem and heard speeches, then students had to return home. In other places it was impossible to...
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Unpublished Photos of Marilyn Monroe Taken in 1952 were Unveiled

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of actress Marilyn Monroe, unpublished pictures of her beauty captured by photographer Philippe Halsman were unveiled. The pictures taken by the artist are from 1952. They were released in the book ‘Marilyn by Magnum‘,...
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Tapia Must Spend 3 Years in Prison for the 30S Case

The former head of the legislative guard, Colonel Rolando Tapia, must remain in prison for another year and five months, as ruled by the National Court of Justice (NCJ) yesterday after they rejected his appeal. Yesterday, criminal judges, Merck Benavides, Johnny Aylluardo, and...
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