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Yasuní is a very sensitive natural reserve

The Yasuni National Park, located in the so-called ‘The Refuge of the Pleistocene’ in Napo, has an area of 9. 820 square km. A sector that was declared by UNESCO as a natural reserve for the programme Man and the Biosphere in 1989. The WWF also declared that the Yasuni is one of...
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Olinguito, a new carnivorous mammal

His name is olinguito, it inhabits the fog forests  of Colombia and Ecuador and has become the protagonist of an important scientific discovery for being  the newest species of Carnivores that has been identified in the Western hemisphere in 35 years. This new member of the...
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Government cancels the Yasuní ITT initiative

The waiting for the future of the Yasuní ITT initiative ended once the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, announced yesterday at a national broadcast transmitted by radio and television that the project was closed, since “the world failed to contribute to the...
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Reactions on favor and against the exploitation of the Yasuni

After the announcement made by the Presidency of the Republic, to close the so-called Yasuni-ITT initiative, which begun in 2007, looking for international funding to leave the oil underground. However, yesterday it was announced globally, the authorization for oil exploitation...
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Virgen del Cisne starts its return to Loja

After traveling in a massive procession from Loja to El Cisne, tomorrow will start the return of the virgen”La Churona”, image that mobilizes thousands of faithful devotees from Ecuador, north Peru and other places of the world. The celebrations culminated in the...
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Michael Jackson’s former wife denies he bought doctors

The former wife of the singer said before a jury that the artist never bribed any doctor to get prescriptions for strong pain medications, during the 80s and 90s. During the hearing for the lawsuit filed by Jackson’s mother against AEG Live LLC for negligence, Debbie Rowe...
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Die billionaire owner of Zara stores

Businesswoman Galician Rosalía Mera Goyenechea, has died aged 69 after suffering a stroke. His death was in Corunna, where she lived. Considered by Forbes as Spain’s richest woman, suffered a stroke while spending a few days relaxing in Menorca with his daughter Sandra....
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Panama Canal turns 99 years old with a view to expansion

One year before its centenary, the Panama Canal prepares for upcoming reforms to expand it in order to continue to be the main maritime gateway between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, despite plans to open new interocean ways. In its 99 years, the canal begins its expansion...
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Horacio Cartes is the new president of Paraguay

Horacio Cartes sworn as president of Paraguay for a period of five years before the leaders of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Taiwan, Prince Felipe of Spain also attended the event along with over 100 offices in the gardens of the Palace of Lopez , the government...
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EQ2 strikes continues and it awaits a new dialogue

After the first failed attempt to stop the strike of 2000 EQ2 mill workers in a meeting in the company (La Troncal, Canar) carried out yesterday at 12h30, no agreements were reached between the bosses and the workers. During negotiations, National Police members served as...
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