Food Inflation in the Caribbean and Latin America was 8.9% in June

This morning the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported that food inflation in the Caribbean and throughout Latin America reached 8.9% in June compared with the same month of 2011. This increase, which represents the highest level so far this year,...
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Mercosur will Negotiate Ecuador’s Entry

Mercosur will begin negotiations, in September, for Ecuador’s entry in the regional bloc, which also includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. A meeting is planned before September 15, in which discussions on preliminary matters aimed at specifying the access...
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IACHR will Investigate Closure of Morena Radio Station

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) accepted the complaint from Morena Radio Station to the Ecuadorian State because of the abuses that have occurred in this media. On July 26, Assistant Secretary of the IACHR, Elizabeth Ati-Nershed, informed Morena that in 15...
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Ecuador Inflation Increases in July

The prices of the Ecuadorian consumers increased by 0,26%, this is a rapid growth since on June the inflation was 0,18% according to the statistics. Prices increased rapidly during the end of 2011, in the beginning of 2012 the heavy rains destroyed the harvests and this increased...
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Lady Gaga Tattooed the Name of her Next Album on Her Right Arm

Hast week, the eccentric singer-songwriter, Lady Gaga surprised her fans after she tweeted “New ink new album,” attached to a photo in which comes the word “ARTPOP” tattooed on her right arm. “ARTPOP could mean anything,” she said. “Pop art was...
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Summary of the 5th Date National Soccer Championship

Yesterday afternoon, Club Sport Emelec won 2-1 at Independiente José Terán at the Capwell Stadium in Guayaquil. Enner Valencia opened the scoring at the minute 31 after a pass from Paraguayan Fernando Giménez. Shortly before finishing the first half, Gabriel Achilier increased...
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UN will Assess Ecuador on Racial Discrimination Issues

The United Nations (UN) will submit Ecuador, starting tomorrow and for two days, to an examination to assess the country’s policies against racial discrimination. The Ecuadorian government sent a report on advance to the UN detailing the legal and practical efforts made in...
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Syrian Prime Ministers Defects from ‘Murderous’ Regime

Today the regime of Syria suffered its most serious defection when Riyad Hijab, the Syrian prime minister, left a “murderous” government and joined the opposition. Hijab, who took office in June, was the most senior member to have abandoned President Bashar al-Assad. Four other...
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Jorge Arroyo Honors Ecuador in London 2012

The Ecuadorian weightlifter, Jorge David Arroyo, participated in the Series B of Weights in London 2012 and placed second with a total score of 385 kg. Arroyo won the snatch with an amazing weight of 185 kg, well above its competitors. In the Clean and Jerk he began with a weight...
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Mass Grave is Discovered in Damascus

Shortly after the Syrian Army expelled rebel forces out of the capital of Damascus, soldiers discovered a mass grave of 20 corpses buried under rocks and other debris. The mass grave was uncovered in the Yelda district of Damascus, an area that was under rebel control for the...
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