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Heavy Fire in the Pasochoa

In the southern part of the protected forest of Pasochoa, 50 kilometers away from Quito, a strong fire erupted since last Saturday night. According to the Fire Department so far 40 hectares of the primary forest have burned down. The fire is controlled until strong winds...
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Sigifredo Ibarra was Murdered After Paying the Ransom of his Son Orlando Ibarra

The Ecuadorian Orlando Ibarra arrived to Ecuador where he said that the guerrilla murdered his father Sigifredo Ibarra. “I heard the news on the radio while remaining captive by ELN.” The father of Orlando Ibarra died on January 31 by bullet wounds that he received in Ipiales...
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U.S. Honors Victim of the 11-S

This morning, US president, Barak Obama, presided the ceremony of remembrance in honor of the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001 in United States. The ceremony was officially placed on the Memorial at Ground Zero, where the Twin Towers stood the World Trade Center....
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30% of Ecuadorian Banana Production is Affected by Sigatoka Negra

The banana production leader of Chirijo, Milagro, Julio Cruz Escudero, says the fruit production of farms has declined by 30% due to the Sigatoka Negra fungus. The Sigatoka Negra is a fungus that appeared in 1987 in Ecuador. This fungus damages the banana leaf and prevents the...
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Orlando Ibarra was Sold By Criminals to ELN

The Ecuadorian ambassador in Colombia, Raul Vallejo reinforced importance of the joint operations with state organisms such as FF.AA. of both countries to ensure the life of the Ecuadorian, who first was kidnapped by a criminal group and then “sold” to the ELN. “Today is a very...
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Ecuador Received Monetary Aid From NGOs

Since 2007, Spain the United States and the European Commission have been the biggest donors to Ecuador with a sum of $ 677 million, for a total of 1894 million invested through 2010. This money has been invested in 124 projects of social development in 2010: 64 in education, 128...
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Today La TRI Will Face Uruguay

This afternoon (16:30 Ecuador), the Ecuadorian soccer team will face Uruguay at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo. Both teams seek victory to settle in the classification, with a firm idea of getting the first points as visitors at the end of the eighth round of the World Cup...
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Wildfires Continue to Destroy the Ecosystem of el Oro Province Located in the Southern Coast of Ecuador

The ten straight days of wildfires in Ecuador have caused serious damage to the ecosystem of el Oro province. More than a thousand hectares of forests and hundreds of animals have been destroyed by the nearly 2,000 fires. In the mountains of the Chilla canton in el Oro province,...
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Jairala’s Provincial Movement is the First Approved by CNE

Jimmy Jairala, Prefect of Guayas managed that his provincial movement was the first to be approved by CNE (for its Spanish acronym). It’s purpose is to present candidates of legislators in the upcoming elections of 2013. During the parties of Pascuales that started in a urban...
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Orlando Ibarra Reunites with his Family in Quito

Tonight, the Ecuadorian and former deputy of PRIAN, Orlando Sigfredo Ibarra Sarmiento, who was kidnapped for more than two years by the National Liberation Army (ELN for its Spanish acronym) arrived to Quito where he finally reunited with his family. Ibarra told Ecuavisa how he...
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