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Mandela’s family gathers for postmortem preparations

“My family is here and I want to be buried here, in the house,” were the statements of Nelson Mandela in 2003, referring to his home in the village of Qunu. That’s why the family of former South African president prepared a meeting yesterday in the old house...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Sheikh Tamim takes office in Qatar

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, yesterday passed the country’s government to his son, Crown Prince Tamim. “It is time to open a new page in the history of the country for a new generation to take over. I am convinced that he is ready for the responsibility...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Draft Law to create security agencies

The report of the first debate on the draft of the Code of Public Safety Institutions have been released, and it proposes a structural change of the Police force along with two new safety agencies: the Civil Research Service of Breach and the Public Protection Service. In the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Two policemen go to jail for death of “Arenita” a Barcelona’s fan

Yesterday, Judge Jorge Cedeno issued an order of preventive detention against two police officers suspected of shooting against Barcelona’s fan, George Michael Murillo, known as “Arenita”, who was killed last November in the Unidad Nacional Bridge, hours before the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Several countries come together to control illegal fishing in the Pacific

Yesterday, three institutions of Panama presented a new plan for the control and prevention of illegal fishing in the Pacific, this initiative will have the cooperation of the authorities of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama. Official sources reported that the project...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Snowden remains in Russian terminal and postpones travel to Ecuador

Edward Snowden, former analyst of the National Security Agency of the United States, remains anchored in a terminal of Moscow and postponed his journey to South America to seek asylum in Ecuador, due to tensions with the government of his country and Russia. After Snowden did not...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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After 17-years the hospital of Guayaquil performs, once again, a corneal transplant

Between 1981 to 1996, there were carried out  thousands of cornea transplants at the Abel Gilbert hospital located in the suburb of Guayaquil, yesterday after seventeen years, this House of health returned to this medical procedure. The hospital had stopped practicing this...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Belieber Fever for concert in Ecuador

Hundreds of fans of the young singer, Justin Bieber, crowded yesterday outside the Policentro shopping mall, in Guayaquil, to get a ticket for the concert of the pop icon, who will perform on October 31 in Quito. Young girls from different provinces of Ecuador, mothers, friends,...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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IAPA maintains that the Communications Law weakens journalism

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) argues that Ecuador Communications Law adopted on Saturday by the regime leader Rafael Correa, “formalizes the media-gag with a new series of press offenses.” According to the IAPA, the law benefits the Government on the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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Alberto Kohan, Menem’s former secretary, prosecuted for embezzlement

Last Monday began the trial against the former general secretary during the presidency of Carlos Menem, for alleged embezzlement between 1989 and 1998. Kohan had asked the court, through his attorney, the annulment  of the criminal allegations for presenting “clerical...
Posted On 26 Jun 2013
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