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Obama defends the middle class of USA before the Congress

The United States president, Barack Obama, faced a divided Congress to support his plans to create more jobs for the middle class. The U.S. leader, during his State of the Union speech, emphasized the country’s economy and sought support to review the laws of firearms...
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South Korea speeds up the construction of an air defense system

Yesterday, South Korea promised to accelerate the construction of an integrated air and missile defense to ensure their ability to repel and counter the “threat” of North Korea, a nation that made a new nuclear test last Tuesday. The South Korean Defense Ministry...
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PNB received 6 legal actions over control failures in anti-money laundering

Such controls of money laundering has been one of the biggest failures of the Pacific National Bank (PNB), principal subsidiary of Banco del Pacífico in Miami, so far. The problems facing before the U.S. regulatory authority began in 2005, worsened in 2009 and reached its peak in...
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Cruise linea that arrives in Manabí left $ 2.8 million this season

Each year, Manta, one of the main ports of Ecuador, located in the province of Manabí, attracts thousands of national and international tourists who travel by private cars, buses, by air and even on cruises. The arrival of these aquatic resorts to this port represents an average...
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La Roca did not meet safety standards

The maximum-security prison known as La Roca (The Rock) was the setting for the escape of 19 extreme dangerously prisoners last Monday. Investigations are carried out to determine the main factors for the developing of this act. The international standard indicates that there...
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Athlete Pistorius is accused of crime

Last July in London made history as the first double amputee athlete participating in the Olympic Games and, even, thanks to his prosthesis, qualified for semifinals in 400m. Today, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, is starring of a crime: he was accused by police of...
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Growing Chinese companies seize public works

Since 2002 the first three branches of Chinese companies, ZTE Corporation, Huawei and Sinopec were recorded in Ecuador. But after a decade, the number of these subsidiaries is now close to reaching 60 and most of them have million dollar contracts with state-owned companies, in...
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Famous cartoonist Xavier Bonil presents his version of La Roca’s escape

Xavier Bonil, cartoonist in El Universo Newspaper, has presented his own version of the escape of the 19 criminal from the maximun-security prison known as “La Roca”. Bonil has mixed the issue of the escape with the upcoming elections to be held this February 17....
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Valentine’s day arrives to make Ecuador fall in love

It is considered the perfect day to demonstrate openly, love and friendship; the best time to propose or get married. February 14, known as Valentine’s Day, arrived all over the world and this is how it celebrates this date. This commemoration has already become a...
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