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Pinera’s Speech Causes Riots in Chile

In Valparaiso, Chile more than 8,000 people protested against the talks of the Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, in the Congress. Yesterday the riots and the confrontations with the police left two officers wounded and dozens of detained. Demonstrations were called by the...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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FIFA Accepts a Woman on its Executive Committee

FIFA accepts, for the first time in history, a woman on its executive committee, incorporating today Lydia Nsekera as president of the Football Association of Burundi. Nsekera will take office during the celebration of the Second FIFA Medical Conference, which will ...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Julian Assange Interviewed Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa

A few days ago Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange interviewed Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa. Television channel Russia Today broadcast the interview. Correa discussed several issues including the 30S events. Assange questioned Correa about how he perceives the United States....
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Rafael Correa and his Block Defined Five Priority Bills at a Meeting

Yesterday, President Rafael Correa called his assembly block for lunch at the Presidential Palace to define pending items of the legislative agenda. There are five priority laws that must be put in debate before the elections 2013. The event began at noon and ended three hours...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Eduardo Peña reelected president of the of Commerce Chamber

Yesterday afternoon, Eduardo Peña was reelected as President of the Guayaquil Chamber of Commerce (CCG for its Spanish acronym) with 54% of votes. Peña will be at the head of this institution for a period of two years, where he hopes to meet its goals of increasing several...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Over Half Ecuadorian Migrants in Spain Want to Leave the Country

The Ecuadorian group in the community of Madrid, is the one that shows more interest in returning to their country of origin. This is some of the data provided by the Regional Immigration Survey that the Minister of Social Affairs, Salvador Victoria, presented today. The analysis...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Lethal Explosion Blasts the Syrian Capital

Today an explosion in a restaurant in Damascus left five people dead, according to the Syrian state media report, the blast struck the Qaboun district in the capital of Syria. The government of Bashar al-Assad has branded it as a “terrorist” attack, a term used by the regime to...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Brad Pitt Premieres “Killing Them Softly” at Cannes

Brad Pitt presented the sleek and hard film “KILLING THEM SOFTLY” at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. The film was screened in competition for the coveted Palme d’Or, the top honor of the event. “Killing Them Softly,” will premiere in September and is...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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Danilo Rosero’s Music Goes Global

Today Ecuadorian singer Danilo Rosero, released his music video for “Mírame“, the first single from his latest CD, “Acompáñame.” Besides the presentation of the music video, the singer announced his affiliation with SAYCE (Society of Authors and Composers...
Posted On 22 May 2012
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