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Millionaire spending to monitor Assange

Some 2.9 million pounds (3.3 million euros, or $ 4 million), is the amount that has spent the Scotland Yard to monitor the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who remains as a refugee at the embassy of Ecuador in London for 8 months. Police officers remain 24 hours a day...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013
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Emelec wins and remains unbeaten

On a visit to the Casa Blanca stadium, last night Emelec won 2-1 to Liga de Quito, and thus maintains its unbeaten campaign since the beginning of the national soccer tournament. In the second half of the game, at the 49th minute, a powerful shot from Pedro Quiñonez gave the lead...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013
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285,000 Ecuadorians are eligible for voting abroad

A total of 136,092 Ecuadorians living in Spain (47.62% of migrants with optional voting) may vote in the elections tomorrow. They, along with another 149,661 migrants living in other countries, total 285,753 registered abroad. In Spain 19 polling centers will be enabled with 287...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013
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Electoral process began with convicted prisoners voting

At 09:00 yesterday, the election process was inaugurated on the 35 detention centers and 8 juvenile offenders’ centers across the country. According to the National Electoral Council (CNE), 4,583 people voted, although a total of 8963 voters were eligible to vote. People who were...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013
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Chavez pictures provoke reactions in opposition movements

The images of the president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, released yesterday, in which he is seen smiling along with his daughters, reclining and reading yesterday’s edition of the newspaper Granma, were widely cheered by government supporters, both on the streets as on social...
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Pacific National Bank would no longer be Ecuadorian

“The Pacific National Bank (PNB) still belongs to the state?” That question is asked in the last edition of the Vanguardia magazine (No. 378), by realizing that Paola Román, general auditor of the Pacific Bank group, in a letter sent to the head of the Bank of...
Posted On 16 Feb 2013
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