National Assembly: those who entered and those who left.

According to data of Participación Ciudadana in Alianza País, List 35, among those who opted for reelection entered: Fernando Cordero, Rosana Alvarado, Paco Velasco, Virgilio Hernandez, Irina Cabezas and more. There are 90 in total so far and there will be many new ones,...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013
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Emelec will face Peñarol today

Ecuadorian soccer team, Emelec will face this afternoon (5:15pm) Peñarol of Uruguay, in a match that will define the top of Group 4 in the Copa Libertadores tournament. Guayaquilean club has been playing a great season and has won all five games they have played in 2013; four in...
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AP takes the lead with two-thirds of the Assembly

According to the quick count released yesterday by Participación Ciudadana, Alianza PAIS movement (AP) reaches two thirds of the new National Assembly. The new results give the movement 91 of the 137 seats contested in the polls. This figure may be higher, because in that study,...
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Ecuador on security emergency for 180 days

Despite the severe anti-crime policies, common crime and organized crime in Ecuador continue to plague society, recognized the national government. Those statements were justified by the Interior Ministry that declared an emergency in public safety that would last six months...
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Tababela Terminal begins operations tomorrow

Quito´s new airport, Tababela will start its first day of operations tomorrow with the arrival and departure of 129 flights, including domestic and international. The international flights will be 42 (26 arrivals and 16 departures), and 87domestil (50 arrivals and 37 departures)....
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“Abstentions” and “totality of ballots”, terms that disturb

According to figures provided by the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) of total voters and the number of abstentions in the elections held last Sunday, political organizations and social actors, who complained of “inconsistencies” in the...
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Qatar would fund a new oil refinery

The Ecuadorian government approached Qatar, Arab country, to finance the construction of an oil refinery: the Pacific Refinery, which has an estimated value of $ 12,800 million. The announcement was made by the president, Rafael Correa, on Sunday, during an interview with the...
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Miguel Bosé will give concert in Guayaquil

Spanish artist Miguel Bosé prepares to his next concert in Guayaquil, tomorrow night, as part of his world tour “Papitwo”. The show will be held in the Convention Center Simon Bolivar, at 9:00pm and will include the participation of Ecuadorian singer Juan Fernando...
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Obama prepares plan B on immigration reform despite resistance from Republicans

In case the bipartisan congressional panel fails to push the bill on immigration reform which the United States government has been working on, the White House has drafted a contingency plan. Denis McDonough, chief of staff of the White House said the administration expects the...
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Return of Hugo Chavez to Venezuela alters the political landscape

Venezuela‘s President Hugo Chavez returned unexpectedly last Monday morning (02:30 am) to continue his medical treatment and sparked the celebration of his supporters. However, the lack of information about his disease does not clarify whether he arrived to assume his new...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013
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