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Catolica lost the match and the leadership

El Nacional made two goals that lowered  the goal difference of los Santos and fell to second place. The big winner was Emelec, which without playing is leading  thanks to a mayor  goal difference (21 plus 10) than  Catolica (21 plus 9). Another “win” for Emelec...
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Chucho Benitez: One month after his death

One month has pases since  the death of Ecuadorian soccer player Christian “Chucho” Benitez, who passed away in Qatar after a cardiac arrest, just days after arriving to the city to play for his new team, Al Jaish Christian is still considered one of the top scorers...
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Independiente and Liga de Loja dispute the eight round of the South American Cup

The two Ecuadorian representatives will play this afternoon and evening to face the possibility of moving to the next stage of the tournament, after Barcelona did not pass the first stage, and Emelec was felled by Universidad Catolica last Tuesday in second phase. The...
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General Motors Works in a car which works without a driver

The U.S. company plans to release in 2020 a new model of car called “Super Cruise”, which uses radar and cameras to drive the car and keep it within its lane without the need of a driver at the wheel. The model, besides maintaining the vehicle at a safe distance from...
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MPD Alderman was sentenced for crimes against the nation

Rosaura Bastidas, Councillor of the Canton La Concordia, also president of the National Union of Teachers of the Canton, was found guilty of the crime of terrorism against public officials by the First Criminal Court of Esmeraldas. Bastidas faces a sentence of 3 to 6 years behind...
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Suriname assumes the presidency of UNASUR’s electoral council

Peru gave away the pro tempore presidency of the Electoral Council of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to the head of the Independent Electoral Council of Surinam, Jennifer van Dijk-Silos, after presenting a year’s report, where the outgoing president, Francisco...
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Vision of Martin Luther King is not complete, says Obama

The U.S. president said the “dream” seems even more elusive than 50 years ago, it warned of the continuing racial gap especially when it comes to distributing wealth. “The shadow of poverty casts a shadow over our youth” in many communities across the...
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Alexis Mera: to criminalize libel on social networks, but not media lynching

“It should be an administrative penalty (…) such conduct should not be punished as a crime,” said legal secretary of the Presidency of the Republic, regarding the criminalization of media lynching conceived in the Communications Law. “I have proposed to...
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High rate of informal work in Latin America

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), Latin America (especially Honduras, Peru and Paraguay) has a current unemployment rate of 6.4%, with 267 million workers, of whom 127 million are informal. Elizabeth Tinoco, ILO regional director, said that the number of...
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Peasants march in order to maintain their social security

The morning of Wednesday, August 28, hundreds of peasants affiliated to the Rural Social Security marched through the streets of Guayaquil to request that the system remains independent of the Ministry of Public Health and reject the introduction of certain reforms. The president...
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