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Thousand deaths caused by floods in India

According to military sources, around 1.000 people have died in India due to floods and landslides caused by the monsoon rains. Brigadier Uma Maheshwar said the army suspended the flights of helicopters to rescue people trapped in the State of Uttarakhand. Meanwhile, the troops...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Newborn is rescued from a drain in Spain

The Ministry of the Interior of Spain said in a statement that in the city of Alicante, a 26-year-old woman was arrested and charged for the attempted murder of her newborn baby, which firefighters managed to rescue from a building drain once a neighbor alert them about what...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Communications Bill’s sanctions worry the media

The international organization Reporters Without Borders complained that “there are no provisions to decriminalize the offenses of ‘defamation’ and ‘libel'” in the new Ecuadorian Communications Bill and also questioned the ambiguity of other items....
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Doctors announce the progress towards the creation of an “artificial pancreas”

This weekend, doctors announced a technological breakthrough: the creation of an  “artificial pancreas” which would monitor constantly the level of blood sugar in diabetics and would supply enough insulin automatically. This smart insulin pump work on a schedule to be...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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8,200 families will leave the Salado estuary

A lot of families, who have their homes on the shores of the Salado estuary in Guayaquil, will be inmediatly relocated, as it was announced on last Saturday by the president, Rafael Correa, during his usual nationwide broadcast as part of the decontamination of the estuary...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Kinross seeks for an arrangement of “good faith”

“Our goal is to promote a process of good faith that would respect and protect the interests of both sides,” said Canadian mining firm Kinross, who is initiating discussions with the Ecuadorian government for the recognition and the recovery of their investments in...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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A year ago the Lonesome George died

Today is the first anniversary of lonesome George’s  death , however the haughty image of this turtle with his neck stretched and thin skin, is still present in the memory of those who knew him, and will remain so after the embalming. The Directory of the Galapagos National...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Karina de Pozo case is still under process

With another demonstration relatives and friends of Karina del Pozo, began gathering from 08h00 outside the Calderon Surveillance Unit, where the audience will be supporting prosecutor opinion against the five suspects in the murder of the young model from Quito. The calls to the...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Mandela’s health is “critical”

A statement from the presidency of South Africa revealed the critical health condition of former President Nelson Mandela, who has been  hospitalized for over two weeks with a lung infection. During the visit of President Jacob Zuma to the hospital where Mandela i...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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Communication Act includes civil and criminal actions

Following the recent approval of the controversial Communications Act, an issue that remains open is that this law allows the possibility of punishing not only administrative measures but can also perform civil and criminal actions. Organisms that could establish such actions are...
Posted On 24 Jun 2013
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