Michelle Obama celebrates birthday with family, friends and celebrities

This Saturday, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday in a big party at the White House, where celebrities such as Beyonce and singer-songwriter John Legend were invited. “Amazing. A fabulous party,” said the political...
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President Correa asked the Assembly for another license day

This morning, the National Assembly met to process the new license requested by President Rafael Correa, in order to continue his campaign-related activities. This is the second permit requested by Correa, since two weeks ago he used this same resource to accompany Viviana...
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UN calls on Iran to participate in the peace summit

This morning, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the invitation extended to Iran to dialogue during the conversations called Geneva II, on next Wednesday, to find a solution to the Syrian civil war. Ki-moon said after meting several times with Iranian representatives, they...
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OECD reveals Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2014

Within the agenda of the XXVI Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Report of Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2014 will be formally introduced this Monday by the Organization for Economic...
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Supercom awaits for Bonil’s response

The Superintendency of Information and Communication (Supercom) is awaiting for a response to the letter sent to El Universo newspaper’s cartoonist, Xavier Bonilla, “Bonil” after he was notified of a legal process, as provided by Article 9 of Regulation for...
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National Ceramic production accelerates

After the resolution that products that do not meet the new INEN quality standards can not enter the country, the giant ovens in pottery factories in Cuenca have not stop producing. Domestic producers indicate that the national production has been impaired for several years with...
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The public institutional reform will cost $ 1,180 million

The Ministries of Finance and Labor Relations are the entities responsible for developing the institutional reforms to implement a model of efficient bureaucracy management and to reduce overstaffing in the public system. The secretariats of Planning (Senplades) and Public...
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The Orchestra Conductor, Claudio Abbado, dies at age 80

The Orchestra conductor, Claudio Abbado (Milan, 1933), died this morning in Bologna at the age of 80. The director was throughout his extensive career musical director of the Scala of Milan, the Staatsoper of Vienna and artistic director of the Berlin Philharmonic, where he...
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Peru and Chile resume relations despite the territorial conflict

After seven years, the governments of Chile and Peru in 2013, resumed, as a sign of confidence, new official bilateral meetings, and civil society as businessmen, media and church also generated meeting opportunities together. In this context, should be noted that the two...
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The agricultural sector as a new productive matrix

Trough the change of the productive matrix, the Government seeks to strengthen the sectors in which the country has been distinguished since its origins: agriculture and livestock. “Increasing value in production and diversify it” is one of the challenges, according...
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