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Ecuador Seeks Agreement with Spain over Health Services to Migrants

The Ecuadorian government is preparing an agreement draft for the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy, to ensure health benefits for Ecuadorian migrants living in Spain. Tomorrow in Spain, a law to take away free health care to undocumented migrants will come into force. The law...
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They Want to Put me in Jail, says Fabricio Correa

Fabricio Correa, brother of the president of Ecuador, told local media this morning in Guayaquil: “Once again imbedded corruption in the government intends to use the President’s trip to get me arrested.” Fabricio Correa said that “as in Carondelet walls...
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Assemblymen Denounce Judicial Prosecution

Two non-government assembly members, Clever Jimenez from the Pachakutik movement (PK) and Mery Zamora, alternate legislator in the Popular Democratic Movement political party (MPD for its Spanish acronym), are on trial for alleged crimes against the state and for sabotage of...
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Ecuador Elections 2013: Gustavo Larrea Quits his Candidacy

Gustavo Larrea, Participation movement leader, resigned his presidential candidacy. Larrea made the announcement in a press conference. He said his resignation came to lend his support to Alberto Acosta, leader of Montecristi Vive. The former candidate stressed that Acosta has...
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French Cycling Federation Wants to Vacate the 7 Tours of Armstrong

Following the procedure for doping against Lance Armstrong, the French Cycling Federation (FFC) asked to declare vacant the 7 Tours of Armstrong. To avoid “controversy over the credibility of eventual winners,” the FFC proposed the race to remain vacant and not name...
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Emilio Palacio can return home at any time, says Correa on Twitter

President Correa reacted today, trough his Twitter account, on the situation of Ecuadorian journalist Emilio Palacio, self exiled in Miami. The President referred to the alleged persecution of Palacio as “another major fabrication.” “Emilio Palacio can return...
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Ecuador Grants Two Years Refuge to Barankov

Today Belarusian citizen Aliaksander Barankov was granted two years refuge by the Directorate of Refuge Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador. His provisional status expired mid next month. He is accused of alleged fraud in his country, but he has said he is politically...
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Bolivia Prosecutor Office Investigates Media Case

Susana Rodriguez, district attorney of the media case of the Bolivian government demand, stated that the television media of Unitel, ATB and state Bolivia Tv deliver the audiovisual material of the speech the Bolivian President Evo Morales of August 15 while he was in the...
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Stephen Hawking Will Support “Manuela Espejo” Mission

Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno, met yesterday with English physicist Stephen Hawking at Cambridge University, in London, where he spoke of the work done by the vice presidency of the mission “Manuela Espejo”. During the meeting, the Vice President stressed the...
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CNE Renews Signature Verification Process

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) began last night the signature validation process and started with the rubrics of the Popular Democratic Movement (MPD for its Spanish acronym), after a one hour and twenty minutes delay. CNE delegates indicated that...
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