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Executive branch already a law agenda for the Assembly

The new regime of Rafael Correa trace possible reforms in what will be formed in the next four years of government. According to the Legal Secretary of the Presidency, Alexis Mera, the Executive has on its plans, an agenda of laws to be adopted by the new Assembly, which...
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CNE does not clarify absenteeism figures

Three days after the general elections, the National Electoral Council (CNE) does not clarify the figures of absenteeism on the voting day. Until Monday, February 18, appeared on the CNE’s website, the number of citizens who did not vote, which stood at 4 million voters. But...
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Customs sets limits for importing household goods

Migrants who wish to return to Ecuador and bring their household goods will have new rules. Thus, the National Customs Service (Senae) set limits for eligibility to join the scheme and those who do not apply to the benefit of tax exemptions. The new measures are to be determined...
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Emelec was beat 1-0 by Peñarol

Last night, the Club Sport Emelec was defeated by Uruguay’s Peñarol  by 1-0 in the match for the second round of Group 4 of the Copa Libertadores Championship. The first minutes of the match, held at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo, were lived intensely with permanent...
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Doubts on who may be the next national assembly members

Doubts persist on who will be the opposition candidates that will occupy a seat in the National Assembly, due to inconsistencies between the quick count conducted by Participación Ciudadana (PC) and the official data of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish...
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CNE offers to reveal the official binomial of 2013

So it was announced today by the the National Electoral Council (CNE) on its official website, three days after the elections. The electoral agency expects to complete the processing of all the polling stations reports, of the eight presidential binomials that participated. Until...
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Tababela Airport in Quito started its operations today

From this morning, operations in the new airport of Tababela began to function normally. The first flights will have as international destinations Miami, Atlanta, Bogotá and Buenos Aires, and domestic ones Loja, Guayaquil, Manta and Santa Rosa. Several restaurants opened their...
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North Korea threatens to destroy South Korea

Yesterday North Korea threatened its neighbor, South Korea, to destroy it. The threat came during a discussion at a conference in the UN of disarmament and warned it could carry out a second and third test, after its nuclear test last week. The North Korean diplomat Jon Yong...
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Chavez’s silence raises tensions over a transition

After the arrival of the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, there is much speculation, because the president is out of sight in a military hospital. The growing feeling that Chavez may be preparing to abandon power and eventually give way to a successor and a new presidential...
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CD: The beginning of a new digital age

In 1983 a new music technology, the Compact Disc, arrived in Europe and America to revolutionize the  digital audio market, opening the doors to multimedia devices, video, images and text. The so-called “CD” was created after an alliance the companies Sony and Philips. In 1982,...
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