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Assembly will not oversee new drug case on Diplomatic Suitcase

The National Assembly, which will end his term in May, has not issued a statement regarding the discovery of particles of cocaine in an Eloy Alfaro sculpture that the Foreign Ministry was sending to Canada through the diplomatic suitcase. As announced by the legislature, this...
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Pope Francisco washes feet of prisoners in Rome during Holy Thursday Mass

During the Mass of the Lord’s Supper of Holy Thursday, officiated by Pope Francisco at Casal del Marmo youth prison in Rome, the Supreme Pontiff washed the feet of twelve young inmates. “Help one another. This is what Jesus teaches us. This is what I do. And I do it with my...
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Cristo del Consuelo’s procession is carried out in Guayaquil

Today from 07:00 am began the procession of Cristo del Consuelo, in Guayaquil, Catholic faith tradition that was born 53 years ago and today celebrates its 54th edition. The procession symbolizes the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. Thousands of pilgrims participated...
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Archbishop questioned policy of contraceptives use

During his homily at the Chrism Mass, the Archbishop of Guayaquil, Antonio Arregui, urged priests and faithful Catholics to rebel against the abuses that seek to corrupt the youth. This request is because last Monday, it was approved the access and availability of contraceptives....
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War tensions are being fueled between the U.S. and North Korea

After the U.S. sent two fighter B-2 stealth jets with nuclear capacity over South Korea because of an exercise, North Korea decided to raise the pitch of its threats and target directly to North America. The leader Kim Jong-un has ordered the country’s missile units to be put on...
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Pope Francisco prays on the floor during the Passion of Christ

The newly elected Pope Francisco carried out in the St. Peter’s Basilica the Passion of Christ, the first of his pontificate, which he began by praying for several minutes while lying on the ground. Thousands of people including the Diplomatic Corps attended to the Holy...
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Pelileo fleet resumes route to Guayaquil

After having fulfilled the temporary penalty provided by the national agency of transit (ANT), that suspended its service for seven days, the cooperative’s fleet Pelileo resumed yesterday its frequency Ambato-Guayaquil, so informed by the manager of the bus terminal in...
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Manuel Garcia Ferre, the creator of Petete, died

Yesterday, died in Buenos Aires, after a failed operation to the heart, Manuel Garcia Ferre, an Argentine cartoonist and screenwriter who was listed as one of the greatest exponents of children cartoons of that country. Petete, Hijitus, Anteojito and Larguirucho are some of the...
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