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Peruvian countryman protest against mining in lagoons

Thousands of countryman in northern Peru surrounded one of the lagoons that will soon be exploited as a gold project of Newmont, as part of the gold mine, called Conga. The villagers promised to stop a possible transfer of its water, which is planned by the  mining compan...
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Baby bottle is prohibited in Venezuela

The measure is due to the reform of a law that seeks to ban advertising and dissemination of prepared nutrient drugs, as well as consumption in children under six months in health centres. The National Assembly expected to study the reform of the law on the promotion and...
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Francis reaches his 100 days as Pope

The Argentine former archbishop and now Pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, fulfilled tomorrow one hundred days since his enthronement as the main head of the Catholic Church. Besides being the first Latin American pope, Bergoglio was the first to adopt the name of Francis and also...
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There’s a high number of pregnant teenagers in Pajan, Manabi (Ecuador)

At the hospital Israel Quintero Paredes, in the Pajan canton, province of Manabí, statistics of recent years  managed by this House of health, revealed that annually around 1 090 mothers are pregnant and of that group, 45% are teenagers. The figures indicate that of ten minors,...
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New eviction in Monte Sinai

Today at 10:30 am, police officers on cars, bikes, on foot and on horseback came to the cooperative Las Marias, in the area of Monte Sinai, accompanied by a tractor and a backhoe to start the previously announced eviction. The cooperative of 97 houses was divided into two...
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Government team with new staff

Through an executive order, President Rafael Correa appointed on last Friday as new Foreign Trade Minister to Francisco Rivadenira, who was already standing out as deputy minister in that institution, which until last Wednesday, was part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is...
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With the Communication Act Assange would be arrested in the regime of Correa

The Communication Act that was recently passed by the National Assembly, punishes and penalizes any filtration or information leak. Although regime leader Rafael Correa protects Julian Assange, the new media bill opposes to everything that Assange does. Article 19 of the...
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Deaths and missing people for flooding in India

45 dead and 50 missing people is balance left by the floods and landslides caused by the heavy rains of the monsoon in India, in the last hours, reported local media. In the State of Uttarakhan, 25 people were killed, 50 still missing and some 100 houses collapsed as a result of...
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Patino fails attempt to take Assange out of the embassy

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino and his British counterpart William Hague made no progress on the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who tomorrow, Wednesday June 19th will have a year living in Ecuador’s embassy in London. And now faces at least five years...
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Ecuador will have an umbilical cord bank

It will be the first bank of umbilical cord blood. The project, which began in January 2012, will be complete in 24 months and will have a building of 500 square meters located in Quito. It also will be able to store up to 10,000 cords. Diana Almeida, executive director of the...
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