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Bolivian satellite will be launched from China in December

“Tupac Katari” is the name of the device, said Ivan Zambrana, director of the Bolivian Space Agency (ABE), who stated that the launch will give the Andean country “sovereignty in the management of their communications”. The assigned orbit to the satellite is...
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Six dead in northern border military confrontation

The infantry lieutenant of the Ecuadorian Army, Diego Armando Maldonado Gomez, 28, and five paramilitary, they were killed this Thursday in a crossed fire with an illegal armed group in Colombia. The exchange of fire was occurred in the border area of Sucumbios province in...
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Ecuador among the countries with the highest rate of adolescent fertility

The first regional Conference on population and development will be held between the 12th and 15th of August in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), thanks to the support of the Population Fund...
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Up to 3 years of imprisonment over media lynching offense

That might be the sanction for committing the crime of media lynching, a term that was introduced in the recently approved Communications Law. The proposal of punishing with 1 to 3 years of imprisonment was an initiative of Assembly member of Alianza PAIS (AP), Maria Augusta...
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Alianza PAIS wants re-election, but says that Rafael Correa does not

Yesterday the ruling movement drafted an agreement in which they proposed to add the unlimited re-election of public officials within the Constitution, however, today the Communications Secretary Fernando Alvarado, said “Rafael Correa will not seek reelection.” The...
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Emelec Defeated Sport Huancayo and moves to the second round

With the victory last nigth at the Capwell Stadium, the Blue team steps into the second phase of the South American Cup and join Liga de Loja, who the night before eliminated Deportivo Lara from Venezuela. Today Barcelona will define its key between Mineros de Guayana at the...
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The Government evaluates the Joaquin Gallegos Lara bonus

Guardians of the disabled people who used the bonus in the wrong way, to buy appliances instead of spending the money in health care, clothing and food, will be changed. The brigades of the Technical Secretary of disabilities (Setedis) will begin to verify today that caregivers...
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Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo set a wedding date

According to the publication of ‘Paris Match’, the grandson of Grace Kelly and son of Caroline of Monaco, Andrea Casiraghi, will marry this August 31 with his seven year-girlfriend, Colombian magnate Tatiana Santo Domingo. Andrea and Tatiana, both 29, have a child...
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Diario Hoy faces financial crisis

After not paying the salaries of their workers for more than a month, newspaper Hoy, employees temporarily halted their efforts to demand compliance with wage payments. After 10h30 both the administrative staff as well as journalists were concentrated in the main courtyard of the...
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Civil Registry denies same-sex marriage

The Civil Registry  reported yesterday to Pamela Troya and Gabriela Correa about the denial of their civil marriage that they tried to carry out last Monday after having lived together for two years. “The request of marriage of the couple was received and after the...
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