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President Correa conditions its membership in the IACHR

Ecuador’s president in Bolivia confirmed yesterday that if the assembly of the OAS in 2014 makes no changes in the Inter-American Human Rights System, he discussed the eventual withdrawal of his country of such entity. “If there is no change, then (will) seriously...
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AEG Live says Katherine Jackson’s lawsuit was an “extortion”

Katherine Jackson, mother of the late singer Michael Jackson, denied and criticized the charges against her on alleged “extortion” to the concert promoter AEG Live to get money from the company at the expense of Michael Jackson. Katherine would have sued the company for...
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Judge annuls first gay marriage in Colombia

Bogota’s 39th Civil Judge, Cesar Eduardo Diaz, annulled the first gay marriage performed in this country on last September 20 by his colleague Juan Carlos Ceron, 48th  Municipal Judge of Bogota. The decision was issued after the “Husband and Wife” Foundation interpose an appeal...
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Permission to exploit the Yasuni was approved

After the intervention of the representative of the Huaorani people, Alicia Cahuilla, the Assembly members began a debate, in which the opposition assumed the approval of the resolution, with the votes of the legislative majority of the Government, in which it was requested by...
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Guayas Governor would run for mayor of Guayaquil

One of the members of the provincial Board of Alianza Pais in Guayas confirmed yesterday that the current Governor of Guayas, Viviana Bonilla, was nominated by the National Party Bureau to be the candidate for mayor of Guayaquil for the sectional elections of next February. Last...
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Huaorani woman reject exploitation of the Yasuní

Alicia Cahuilla, representative of the huaorani people, attended the plenary of the National Assembly invited by the ruling party, to publicize her opinion before the vote on the report of the second debate to declare of national interest the oil blocks 31 and 43 of the Yasuní...
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Ecuadorian military injured during attack in Colombian border

Corporal Edwin Leon, 27, born in the town of Hatuntaqui, was injured when an Armed Forces helicopter flew over the area known as El Pan, located in the border with Colombia, the vessel was attacked by unknown assailants. Leon was admitted around 18:30 last Wednesday to the...
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Mery Zamora demand continues to disqualification Judge Hellen Mantilla

Mery Zamora, the former president of the National Union of Educators (UNE) made the official demand yesterday for the disqualification against Judge Hellen Mantilla, who was part of the associate judges room to resolve the appeal of the sentence imposed against the events of...
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Women dies during shooting in front of the White House

Today the Capitol, seat of the U.S. Congress in Washington, reopened its doors after being closed when several shots were heard near the building. According to the police report there is a dead woman. The incident occurred in the avenue in front of the White House, which involved...
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Process to collect signatures for the Yasuní began

Since yesterday, people can pick up the forms to collect signatures to call for a referendum promoted by the collective YASunidos, which oppose oil extraction in blocks 31 and 43 located in the Yasuni National Park. The National Electoral Council (CNE) notified the group last...
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