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Manta, probable option for Nissan Operation Center

This afternoon, the Ecuadorian Ambassador  in the United States, Nathalie Cely announced through her  Twitter account that the Nissan Company would be interested in building a regional operation center in the city of Manta, Manabi. The news has raised expectations in the city...
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Attorney General’s Office Asked Oxy ruling to be annulled

The Attorney General’s Office prepares the argument for the nullity of the arbitral award issued on October 5, which obliges the Ecuadorian government to pay $ 1.77 billion (plus interest) to the U.S. oil company Oxy, due to the expiration of the contract. According to the...
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285 kilos of cocaine in Ecuadorean ship

The fishing vessel Gema Felicidad, with registration P-04-00412 in the Main Port of Manta (Manabi), was detained in international waters with 285 kilos of cocaine hydrochloride and 17 people on board. The retention of the vessel was made by an American patrol from District 11....
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Rafael Correa Hints About his Possible Presidential Candidature

The Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa, said that he has the full support of his family to launch himself to the re-election, although that decision belongs to his political movement. Correa confirmed that there a “high probabilities” that he becomes the next candidate. “My...
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Lady Gaga visits Julian Assange

Lady Gaga is the latest celebrity to join the list of supporters of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. Yesterday, the singer visited the Australian at the Embassy of Ecuador in London, with Harrod cakes for tea. After five hours, the singer left the embassy but not before taking...
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Turkey Fears the Consequences of the Attacks from Syria

Yesterday, Abdullah Gul, the president of Turkey, pointed out that in Syria “the worst scenery possible” is happening. The Turkish leader said that he will do everything in his power to protect his border with that country. For six days the Turkish army has counterattacked the...
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Moreno Among the 10 favorites for Nobel Peace Prize

According to the publication of the Norwegian magazine Aftenposten, Ecuador’s Vice President, Lenin Moreno appears among a  list of 10 candidates optioned to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The list contains 231 candidates. The results about the favorites came from the...
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Capriles continue to fight for Venezuela

Henrique Capriles, the only opposition candidate in the last Venezuelan Elections, talked to the people in recognition of his defeat with 44.97% of votes, but despite that, he asked the Venezuelans not to feel defeated. At the time of his speech, Capriles was serious, but not sad...
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Guayaquil: 192 years of independence

With several civic activities, artistic and cultural, the largest and most populated city of Ecuador celebrates today a new anniversary of its political independency. In the midst of normal work day, because the government moved the holiday to Friday 12, the locals of Guayaquil...
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