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Newspaper Hoy faces employee strike for unpaid salaries

About an hour and a half members of newspaper Hoy met with Jaime Mantilla, current owner of the medium and also president of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), indicating their contempt with wage delays and other legal violations. After meeting with the journalists and...
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Isaias Brothers declared themselves victims of media lynching

El Telegrafo “lynch us,” say brothers Roberto and William Isaias, through their legal defense, which is based on Article 26 of the recently adopted Communications Law, to denounce the publications made last week in that newspaper. The main attorney of the former owners of...
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CNE has defined Cantonal districts

Last Monday, the National Electoral Council (CNE) finally approved the geographical boundaries of the sectional elections of February 2014, which consists of 13 cantons subdivided into constituencies. The decision was made according to a study made by the Technical Coordination...
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Supertel deactivates mobile phones reported as stolen

The Superintendence of Telecommunications (Supertel) permanently shut down 165,000 mobile phones that had been reported stolen. According to Supertel, around 2.5 million of mobile devices irregularly registered were detected and subsequently issued a santion card for the three...
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Liga de Loja eliminated Deportivo Lara in the Copa Sudamericana

Thanks to the tie of one to one in Barquisimeto, and the beating of 2-0 at home last week, the Ecuadorian team moved to the next round of the Sudamericana Cup and with it, became the first of the four Ecuadorians, to achieve the objective. Today, Emelec receives in its stadium,...
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Marijuana would be illegal again, in the case of abuse of consumption

The Uruguayan President, José Mujica, indicated that the country wants to make a “contribution to humanity” as being the pioneer in legalizing marijuana, and admitted that if their plan doesn’t work he is willing to turn back the clock. “This is an...
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Radio personality Betty Pino dies

Ecuadorian successful radio host, Betty Pino, died early today in Miami as a result of a bacterial infection that severely affected her health the last few weeks at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. The Ecuadorian journalist remained hospitalized for weeks and severely antibiotic...
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Patiño proposes Lenín Moreno as a representative at the UN

The former Vice President of Ecuador was proposed by the Government of Ecuador to be a Special Delegate at the UN on issues of disability, according a statement released by  the Foreign Ministry. Ricardo Patiño was commissioned to present the proposal at a meeting in New York...
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City Hall signed a contract for the construction of artificial beach

“Guayaquil Siglo XXI” City Hall Foundation and the company Inmomariuxi signed a contract for the construction of an artificial lagoon and beach in the park of the Coviem citaddel, south of Guayaquil. The construction will cost three million dollars and its execution period shall...
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Maximo Banguera suspended for two dates

Barcelona Sporting Club goalkeeper, Maximo Banguera, was penalized for hitting with an open palm the striker from Club Sport Emelec, Pedro Quinonez, after the Classic, game in which the blue team won 2-0. The Disciplinary Commission of the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation applied the...
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