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IMC abandons mining projects in Ecuador

International Minerals Corporation (IMC), foreign mining company of private capital, leaves Ecuador after finding that there are no favorable conditions to develop their projects. IMC decided to sell the Rio Blanco and Gaby concessions in the province of Azuay. Both projects have...
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‘Mi Corazon en Yambo’ was awarded in Switzerland

Ecuadorian documentary ‘Mi Corazon en Yambo’, directed by Maria Fernanda Restrepo, received the audience award at the 14th edition of the Filmar en America Latina festival held in Switzerland. With this award, the film becomes one of the most recognized productions in Ecuadorian...
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Byron Moreno Returns to the Country

Yesterday afternoon, former Ecuadorian soccer referee Byron Moreno arrived to the country, after serving 26 months in a U.S.  prison for carrying 6.2 kilos of heroin strapped to his body. Moreno arrived, along with another 56 Ecuadoreans, in a flight chartered specifically for...
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Blogger who “hacked” Dato Seguro is granted freedom

Paul Moreno, a blogger identified in the social network Twitter as @paulcoyote, was released yesterday afternoon. The case was given due to Moreno, last November 26 under the headline “www.DatoSeguro.gob.ec is NOT safe,” wrote in ecualug.org that in order to...
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Barack Obama decorates art icons

U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute to actor Dustin Hoffman and rock band Led Zeppelin for their “passion” through the years “from its humble beginnings to the top of their profession.” Obama gave them the Kennedy annual honorary awards, one of the...
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‘La Hormiga’ Paredes goes to Barcelona

Yesterday, former player of Deportivo Quito, Juan Carlos “La Hormiga” Paredes arrived to Guayaquil  to be the new reinforcement for Barcelona Sporting Club. Paredes said that his arrival was not to meet with the leadership of Barcelona, but to attend the meeting of...
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Interagua rectified in a letter sent to the Municipality

The CEO of Interagua, Oscar Garcia, sent a letter to the mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, to formally rectify on the investment plan of the water and sanitary and storm sewers contract, after last Wednesday became public that the company had breached the contract by deciding to...
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Nicolas Maduro Justifies Absence of Hugo Chavez

Nicolas Maduro, the vice president of Venezuela, stated last Sunday that the president Hugo Chavez is carrying out a “strictly disciplined” a special treatment to his cancer in Cuba. However the silence of the leader prolongs for more than two weeks worrying the Venezuelans. “The...
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Narciso Mina will play in America de Mexico

Ecuadorian striker and top scorer of the National Soccer Championship, Narciso Mina, confirmed that he will live his first international experience in a Mexican team. Antonio Noboa, president of Barcelona Sporting Club, assured that Mina will have all the facilities needed to be...
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NATO Warns of Immediate Reaction if Syria Uses Chemical Weapons

Yesterday the Syrian regime threatened to bring hell on earth through the use of chemical weapons. Today, Tuesday November 4, the general secretary of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, pointed out that if the conflictive country uses such weapons it will cause an “immediate...
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