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5 people are being investigated for the suicides in Tulcan

Last monday, police arrested three adults and isolated three minors to carry out the respective investigations into their alleged links to the suicides of three teenagers which occurred this year  in a school in the city of Tulcan. The arrests were carried out once the second...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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A white rhino is born in an Australian zoo

Today, the Zoo from Taronga Western Plains, in Australia, reported that a white rhino, species threatened due to illegal traffic of its horn, was born in captivity last week. The exemplary male, which still have not been named, is in good health and under the care of its mother,...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Former secretary of Nestor Kirchner, is accused

Yesterday, Argentinean prosecution accused Daniel Muñoz, former secretary of the late former President Nestor Kirchner, within the open cause over the alleged handling of money, within the seat of the executive, reported judicial sources to  local media. The allegations were made...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Ecuador gets funds from the failed radar negotiation

The Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa confirmed yesterday that the “matter of the radars” was “settled“, referring to the failed contract signed with China’s CETC International, for the delivery of the equipment. The Ministry of Defence recovered the...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Pegaso Satellite could crash

This morning, Ecuadorian cosmonaut Ronnie Nader posted on his Twitter account about a possible satellite collision between the NEE-01 Pegaso with remains of a Russian rocket. Nader reported that a press conference will be held this afternoon to provide more information on the...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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FBI killed another suspect of the Boston bombing attack

The FBI said the suspect began “a violent confrontation” during a police interrogation conducted earlier today in Orlando, Florida, where he was killed, while an officer was injured. The federal agency did not identify the man, but the Orlando Sentinel Newspaper said...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Assange will have a year in the Ecuadorian embassy

The Foreign Ministry will commemorate the first anniversary of the protection granted to the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, with various activities. Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño announced this. On the next June 19, Assange will have a year as a refuge in the Embassy of...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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More than 500 shark fins are seized in Esmeraldas

The fins were in the courtyard of a house, getting dry in order to be sold later on and possibly exported. They were seized during a raid carried out by the Unit of Environment Protection, yesterday in the city of Esmeraldas. Carlos Ramos, Environment Ministry official, who...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Chief of Armed Forces denies Venezuelan military division

“Today more than ever, the Venezuelan people should feel confident that there is no outbreak in the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB),” said the head of the Strategic Operational Command (CEO), Wilmer Barrientos, who denied the existence of a “stir...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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Government ensures that HR recommendations are being fulfilled

After that on last May 21, 2012, Ecuador submitted to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the Human Rights Council of the United Nations Organization (UN), in which it received 134 observations -24 of them related to the right to freedom of expression-, the government...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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