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Assembly approved new Communication Law

The Plenary of the National Assembly took an hour and 15 minutes to approve the new Communication Law. The session number 136 was installed at 10h55 with 133 assembly members present. During the meeting, which continued the previous one suspended in April of 2012, and where it...
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Confederations Cup starts tomorrow in Brazil

With a match between Brazil and Japan, the tournament that pits the champions of each continent begins and it is a test of what the 2014 World Cup would be. After overcoming several obstacles that caused trouble in FIFA, Tomorrow Brazil will host the ninth edition of the...
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The FBI is looking for the informer of cyber-espionage

Yesterday, Robert Mueller, the FBI director, said that the authorities will be firm and will find Edward Snowden, to open legal proceedings against him for having leaked to the media the details of highly classified surveillance programs in United States. Mueller confirmed that...
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The impact of the controversial Media Law

After 17 hours the Main Assembly voted for the draft of the Communications Law, with new texts written by the ruling official Mauro Andino, and the president of the Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira, who “socialized” the document to the 137 assemblymen by mail. The Act...
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Train crash in Argentina leaves several dead and injured

A suburban train  with passengers collided yesterday with another one who was parked near Castelar station, 30 kilometers west of Buenos Aires, leaving  three deads and 350 wounded. The accident occurred at 7:07am in the Sarmiento line, the same that in February 22, 2012 had an...
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Superman returns to theaters, more humane

The Man of Steel returns to movie theaters, this time to show his human side, after making a retrospective journey of his life where he discovers his purpose on earth, his adopted planet. The film, directed by Zack Snyder (300) and produced by Christopher Nolan (Batman: The Dark...
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Cleopatra turns 50 years after its premiere in the U.S.

The film that almost led 20th Century Fox to bankruptcy , was shot in the 60s, after passing through a series of incidents that prolonged its premiere in theatres. In 1960 started the pre-production in London. However, after the resignation of the director Rouben Mamoulian and...
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Assembly approved the amendments to the Mining Law

Last Thursday the National Assembly approved a package of reforms to the Mining Law with 105  votes  in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions, of 133 legislators present at the meeting. The reforms aim to develop medium-scale mining and clarify some  tax issues for investors,...
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Ramiro Rivadeneira seeks legal action against newspaper Hoy

Yesterday the regime reported through its official media, the defender of the people (Obudsman) Ramiro Rivadeneira, started in the Twentieth of Criminal Court of Pichincha a protective action against Jaime Mantilla, director of newspaper Hoy, “for refusing to rectify false...
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The South Bank is ready

Last Wednesday in Caracas, Venezuela, the first ministerial meeting of the South Bank was held, along with the participation of finance ministers of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela, current members of the financial entity. “It is a new institution...
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