Promotional Video of Ecuador doesn’t shows Guayaquil

The promotional video called “Yo descubrí cómo amar la vida en Ecuador” (I discovered how to love life in Ecuador), released by the Ecuador 2012 International Campaign of the Ministry of Tourism, summarizes the tourist attractions of the country with images of Quito,...
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Correa’s reelection is uncertain

According to the Mexican polling company ARCOP, the most possible scenary of these February 17 elections in Ecuador, is that a runoff may happen. ARCOP grants Rafael Correa only 39% vote intend for this elections. By obtaining this result, the final choice would be made on...
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CREO says Chavez finances Correa’s campaign

So it was announced by the president of the Creando Oportunidades movement (CREO), Cesar Monge, who will denounce it before the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) over an alleged interference by the political party of the president of Venezuela (currently in...
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Internet users ask Ecuador not to exploit oil in indigenous territory

More than 900,000 people around the world were in an online campaign until February 2, that asks the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, that oil should not be exploited in the territory of the indigenous community of Sani Isla, in the Amazon. The initiative promoted by Avaaz,...
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Former Iranian Minister, at Germany with a Venezuelan billionaire check

According to the Bild am Sonntag Newspaper, Tahmasb Mazaheri, former Iranian Minister of Finances, was recently found in Germany with a check from the Bank of Venezuela, with a value of 300 million bolivars ($ 70 million, 54 million euros). Mazaheri, who also directed the central...
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Eduardo Kingman: 100 years after his birth

Ecuador remembers and celebrates Ecuadorian painter Eduardo Kingman Riofrío for its hundred years of birth. Known as “the painter of hands”, the artist stands out in the history of national art for his legacy on social painting. Eduardo Kingman Riofrío, born in Loja...
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After 36 years, Barbra Streisand will sing again at the Oscar’s.

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, in charge of the annual Oscar ceremony, announced that Barbra Streisand will perform again during the show. The 70 years-old singer, actress, and director, performed for the first time during the gala of 1977 where she sang Evergreen. She...
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Nueva Loja declares Ramiro Gonzalez as persona non grata

That is how the councilors of Nueva Loja, who waited throughout 2012 for the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS for its Spanish acronym) to begin the construction of a hospital and an ambulatory care center on two lots donated by the municipality of the canton, named...
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Montañita celebrates its new champion

Thanks to Roberto Rodriguez champion of the Reef Classic Montañita 2013, the title stays in Ecuador. Bibi, as some of his fans call him, was the main figure of the 33 surfers of the Ecuadorian delegation. Among them were Noe Bergwinkl, Fabio Dapelo, Snaider Parrales, Michel...
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Paraguay investigates the death of Lino Oviedo amid national mourning

On Sunday February 3, the candidate for president of Paraguay, Lino Oviedo, died in a helicopter crash. The government of Paraguay, after decreeing three days of official mourning for the death of the leader and candidate for the presidency, promised a “thorough”...
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