Traders still stuck with food imports

Food import sector in Ecuador still complicated after the 116th Resolution of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) became active on November 19, which establishes a prior import control and includes the presentation of a certificate of recognition. The rule was reported to...
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U.S. reaches extreme cold record

The climate that presents the United States is marking a milestone in its history. In the city of Chicago, this week marked 50 degrees and for the first time was declared a “state of calamity” and it recommends that people stay in their homes. Also, Washington is...
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Latin America mourns death of Monica Spear

On Monday night, the actress and former miss Venezuela, Monica Spear (29) was killed in a highway in Carabobo State, Venezuela, with her husband, Irish Henry Thomas Berry, 39. The actress daughter, age 5, was injured in one of her legs. According to local press reports, her...
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Contribution of $ 283 million is proposed for the Panama Canal

After the threat of the work suspension by the Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUCP,) led by the Sacyr construction company responsible for the extension works of the Panama Canal, its administration has proposed a jointly monetary injection of $ 283 million , to not finalize the...
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Latinos work with temperatures of – 40 degrees in Canada

In spite of the temperatures of up to 40 degrees celsius below zero, hundreds of Latin American workers perform their jobs every winter in Canada in occupations requiring to deal daily with the tough climate of the country. The construction is one of the sectors with more foreign...
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Chiriboga did not attend the Oversight Commission

The attorney general, Galo Chiriboga was cited today to appear before the Oversight Commission of the National Assembly to give his statements regarding the “chats” he had with the former president of the Central Bank, Pedro Delgado, but he justified his absence...
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The Supreme Court of Chile confirms suicide of Salvador Allende

Today, the Supreme Court of Chile definitely closed the investigation of the death of President Salvador Allende determining that the President committed suicide during the coup of 1973. The High Court ruling upheld that Allende took his life and that there is no involvement of a...
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2014 Technology will focus on machine-user communication

In this new year, the world of technological developments will focus on creating the perfect connection between machines (M2M), also known as the “Internet of things”. This concept applies for devices that “come to life” and begin to communicate with...
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Viamao, home to Ecuador in Brazil

The announcement was made by President of the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF for its Spanish acronym), Luis Chiriboga Acosta, who said the tricolor team, which will debut at the Brazil World Cup between June and July, will stay at the Vila Ventura hotel in Viamao city in the...
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INEC: “2013 closes with 2.7% inflation”

The 2013 had a rate of price growth of 2.70%, ranking as the lowest level of annual inflation for the last eight years, as reported by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC for its Spanish acronym). However, according to official projections, inflation will rise...
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