Earthquake in Colombia was felt in Ecuador

This morning there was an earthquake of magnitude 7 in Colombia, 5 kilometers northeast of Yacuanquer. The epicenter was located in Túquerres 123 km depth, 11 km from Pasto and 200 km from Quito, so it was also felt strongly in Ecuador. Alfredo Munoz, director of the Civil...
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Ecuador fails to comply on Chevron’s case

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague said that Ecuador has violated provisional failures and consequently has failed international law “by not preventing the execution of a judgment” against Chevron, which requires it to pay 19 billion dollars. An...
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Venezuelan government devalued the currency by 46.5%

The decision was expected since early this year and will take effect on Wednesday. The opposition rejected what they called a “paquetazo” (a controversial package). Finance Minister, Jorge Giordani and Central Bank President Nelson Merentes, announced a devaluation of...
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Today the 103 anniversary of Saint Brother Miguel is commemorated

Brother Miguel was born in Cuenca on  November 7 of 1854, from an early age he showed his interest for teaching. He studied at the  La Salle School of the Christian Brothers, there he cemented his religious faith as a priest dedicated to educate and teach the gospel. He was part...
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Massive exodus marks the start of the Carnival

The passenger terminals of different cities of the country, mainly the larger ones, were taken over by a huge number of people eager to travel to several destinations in order to enjoy the Carnival holidays that will run until Tuesday 12, regular activities will resume the next...
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