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Dispute between Sucre Insurance and CELEC for two hydroelectric companies

The Superintendency of Banks and Sucre Insurance Company  decided to pay $ 34 million to the Electric Corporation of Ecuador (CELEC) as a compensation for the damage caused to the power generation unit Pillaro-Pucara, which occurred in 2011. The energy plant is part of the...
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Attacks on PSE members at the Congress of the party

Yesterday members of the Partido Socialista Ecuatoriano (PSE) reported being assaulted by people related to the former vice minister of International Affairs and current member of the Andean Parliament, Rafael Quintero Lopez, when trying to enter the VIII Ordinary Congress of the...
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Around 258 thousand people died in Somalia by famine

According to a study carried out by the Organization of United Nations (UN) and the U.S. Agency of international Cooperation (USAID), which was published on Sunday, around 258,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia the last two years, between October and April of...
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Academy members will watch nominated films on DVD

On Saturday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that its members will receive DVDs of nominated documentaries, shorts and foreign films, which are usually not displayed to the public for a long time in theaters. Hawk Koch, president of the Academy, said...
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“Iron Man 3”, the second biggest premier in history

In just three days of its premier in the United States and Canada, “Iron Man 3” has become the second biggest opening in history, grossing about $ 175.3 million in three days. The third sequel to the Man of Steel, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, is...
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Sick people in Chile protest for the high cost of medicines

In an unexpected demonstration held last Saturday in the city of Santiago, hundreds of sick Chileans with chronical or terminal diseases protested for the high cost of medicines for their health treatments. Protesters, some in wheelchairs, walked about 5 blocks accompanied by...
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Several groups will denounce ambassador Riofrio

Today several social groups will meet to present a complaint against Ecuador’s ambassador in Peru, Rodrigo Riofrio, over a fight he had with two Peruvians in a supermarket, which has caused negative reactions in social networks and on the diplomatic situation between the...
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Uruguayan bishops support the annulment of the abortion law

According to sources of the Uruguayan Church, several bishops of this country have decided that they will support the referendum which will be held on the next June 23 that will open the process  to abolish  the law that decriminalized abortion, which was approved by the ...
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Emelec, the absolute pointer

With a last minute win thanks to the striker Angel Mena, Emelec won 1-0 over Liga de Loja and maintains the lead of the Ecuadorian soccer championship after obtaining their tenth victory of the season last Sunday. The millionaires, who wasted several chances to take the lead and...
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In the website of “Dato Seguro” credit references could be seen

In a near future, the credit reference services can be viewed through the website of “Dato Seguro”, as informed by the National Public Data Registry (DINARDAP). After the enactment of the Repealing Law to the Law of Credit Information Bureaus, that is effective since...
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