Janeth Hinostroza awarded with International Prize for press freedom

The Ecuadorian journalist, Janeth Hinojosa, was honored along with three other fellow journalists, with the International Prize for Press Freedom, awarded  each year by the Committee for the Protect of Journalists (CPJ). Awards will be officially launched on November 26 at a...
Posted On 27 Sep 2013
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Ecuador and Colombia will protect together their maritime borders

The Defense Minister of Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzón, reported yesterday that Colombia and Ecuador agreed that they will patrol together the coastal zone of the common border to strengthen the fight against drug trafficking and illegal fishing. The agreement was reached after a...
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CC calls on the CNE to legitimate the signatures for consultation about the Yasuni

Before the issuance of an opinion about the constitutionality of a popular consultation of citizen’s initiative to prevent the exploitation in a part of the Yasuni National Park, the National Electoral Council (CNE) must legitimize the signatures for this process, thus the...
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Miracle of radiant Virgin could be a fraud

A team of Croatian scientists could claim that the alleged miracle of the statue of the Virgin Mary which radiated light in the famous Marian shrine in Medjugorje, has been a fraud. According to their  research, the “mysterious phenomenon” is caused by a type of...
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Inhabitants of Ambato denounce attack against their animals

Communards from Ambatillo Alto, in the northwestern of Ambato, reported that in the last two months have died more than 50 animals, attacked by an unknown species. Among the animals affected are mainly donkeys, sheep, pigs and cattle. According to Andres Fernandez , council of...
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Emelec will face Liga de Quito on the 13th date

The Ecuadorean soccer championship will have its 13th date this weekend, and 14th on Wednesday, before going on a recess to allow the two final games of the South American qualifiers of the  Brazil World Cup 2014, on October 11 and 14. The 13th date starts tomorrow at 12:00 with...
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Liga de Loja lost in Argentina and was eliminated

With a final score of 0-2 against River Plate, the Ecuadorian team did not pass the quarter-finals of the South American Soccer Cup. However the team demonstrated the best game as the national representative in international tournaments this year. Liga de Loja, following the...
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Correa maintains that Yasuni exploitation will benefit Ecuador

The regime leader, Rafael Correa, said yesterday, Thursday September 26, that the oil in the Yasuni National Park will allow the country to grow steadily in the coming years with 8 percent. During an interview on Channel Telerama, the president said that the exploitation of the...
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Ramiro Rivadeneira supports decision to ban book ‘A hidden tragedy’

The Ombudsman, Ramiro Rivadeneira, defended the decision of Judge Hilda Garces Davila to ban the dissemination of “A hidden tragedy”, text that tells the slaughter among Amazonian Indians. Rivadeneira said the court decision was taken because the book promotion...
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Bodies are found at Costa Concordia shipwreck

On Thursday, rescue divers found what would be the latest two victims of the shipwreck of the cruise Costa Concordia, which sank last year near the coast of the Italian island of Giglio. Franco Gabrielli, the head of the civil protection agency, told the media that the remains...
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