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Guillermo Lasso: “I have nothing to do with the bank holiday”

Today, during an interview on “Contacto Directo” with Alfredo Pinoargote, businessman and ecuadorian presidential candidate, Guillermo Lasso reported the placement of billboards along the roads of Ecuador, in which is presented the former banker next to former...
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Increase on BDH as the main electoral strategy

Several presidential candidates have proposed, as part of their electoral campaign, to increase the human development bonus (BDH for its Spanish acronym) from $ 35 to $ 50. Currently the bonus benefits 1’200 000 women, 600,000 seniors and about 115,000 disability citizens....
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The first dictionary for the deaf was presented today in Ecuador

As part of a proposal to turn the sign language to an official language in Ecuador,  the Vice President’s Office released the first dictionary for the deaf; a text which compiles the different connotations, emotions and idioms contained in this language. From this text a...
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New Tensions Rise Between Syria and Turkey for the Flight Banning

After a series of clashes between Syria and Turkey, the hostile country has banned the flights in the Turkish airspace. Meanwhile the forces of the regime pressed their counter-attack against the rebels to regain territory lost in the north of the country. Syria accused Turkey of...
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Shakira Performs with six Months Pregnant

Colombian singer Shakira sang and danced during the closing of the Under 17 World Women’s Soccer in Baku, Azerbaijan. “In a few minutes will be the first time for our baby on stage and just at a soccer event! Magical” wrote on her Twitter account minutes before...
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Norwegian Chancellor Confirms Day for Dialogue between Colombia and FARC

Veslemøy Lothe Salvesen, spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Norwegian pointed out that there is “no postponement so far.” He also pointed out that the ministry will reveal next Tuesday the time and the place where the negotiations will be performed. Due to the last...
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Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley win the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

This morning, the Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm announced the winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics, americans Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley. The academy said the two professors were awarded for his studies of the economic markets, their design  and...
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Austrian exceeded sound barrier

Felix Baumgartner, a 43-year-old Austrian exceeded the speed of sound in his free fall of 39,045 meters of height, after reaching a maximum speed of 1,342 kilometres per hour (Mach 1,24) according to the organizing mission. The free fall of Baumgartner was of four minutes and 20...
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