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Police officer involved in 30-S was arrested

Since last night, second corporal of the police force, Johnny C., 37, was arrested and taken into custody, when he was identified as a participant in the police riot of September 30, 2010. The officer will be placed under preliminary investigation of attempted murder against...
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Prisoner escaped in a shootout at the Guayaquil hospital

Jessica Mercedes Solorzano Arteaga, Colombian, who was arrested last August 1, 2012, along with the former governor of Manabi, Cesar Fernandez, and four others in the case known as “Checkmate”, escaped yesterday after going to a hospital appointment in Guayaquil and...
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Maduro appoints Capriles’ visit to Colombia as a conspiracy

Maduro’s government denounced yesterday a conspiracy against him which, according to his knowledge, “involves the highest powers of the Colombian state” and Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who is currently visiting in the neighboring country....
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The state budget will be $ 30,000 million in 2013

So it was stated yesterday by president Rafael Correa, who last week took his third consecutive term. The new budget, which will be approved by mid-year, will have an increase of 15% compared to last year. “By law, whenever there are elections, we have to extend the...
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The threat of cigarette grows in Ecuador and the world

Today, May 31, is World No Snuff Day and the country of Ecuador will intensify its fight to avoid its consumption. The Latin American country is preparing a campaign to put new warnings on cigarette packs about the dangers of smoking. In Ecuador there are 2 ½ million smokers and...
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Messi is recovered and will play against Ecuador

The number 10 of the Argentine team got better and now he can play in the qualifying match, it’s up to the technical director Sabella, to align him against Colombia and/ or Ecuador, on June 7 and 11, respectively, according to the physiotherapist of Barcelona, Juan José...
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Children’s Day celebrations are carried out in Ecuador

In 1954 the Assembly of the United Nations (UN) made a recommendation to all the countries to establish  a day in order to celebrate the Universal Children’s Day , and since that day, it has been dedicated to reaffirm the rights of the children. Each country chose a date...
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Ecuadorian government debates the legalization of marijuana

Following statements of Legal Secretary, Alexis Mera, about the lost war against drugs, and his proposal for the regularization of some them, considered illegal, like marijuana, the Ecuadorian government poses a controversial debate. Within the framework of the seminar “The...
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Correa will decide if Ecuador will keep the Yasuni ITT project

Yesterday, the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, said that between the end of June and the beginning of July  he will decide if  the Yasuní ITT project will continue, in order  to leave the oil in a part of the Amazon land or if they shall  proceed to “a responsible...
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Andres Paez warns U.S. Ambassador on Pedro Delgado case

Assemblyman Andres Paez (CREO), warned today the U.S. ambassador in Ecuador, Adam Namm, about the problems that would arise if Pedro Delgado Campana, former Central Bank of Ecuador and cousin of President Rafael Correa, gets the renewal of the visa or is granted residency or...
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