Ecuador, listed as a “partly free” country

During 2013, Venezuelans, Dominicans and Panamanians underwent a notable deterioration in terms of respect for human freedoms. Meanwhile, Nicaraguans experienced a remarkable improvement. An annual report on freedoms in the planet made by the organization Freedom House ranked 10...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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Venezuela devalues its currency again

In Venezuela, the spokesman of the press conference, the President of the State company Petroleos de Venezuela and the Vice President of the economic area, Rafael Ramírez, announced a devaluation of the local currency, the Bolivar. Supporters of the Government of Nicolás Maduro...
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Justin Bieber was released after paying bail of $2,500

The young star of the pop Justin Bieber was released from a Miami jail , this Thursday, hours after being arrested for drunken driving and participating in an illegal car race with a yellow Lamborghini rented, said police. The Singer left the prison escorted by prison officers...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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NASA will launch communications satellite

NASA will launch by unmanned rocket the Satellite Tracking and Data Transmission (TDRS) of the third generation. The placing into orbit of the satellite will take place this Thursday night and intended to strengthen the fleet of NASA in space. The designation L of the new...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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24 new regulations for vehicles

The Government ordered 24 new safety standards mandatory for cars. The representatives of the industry said that they they will follow the regulation. Of course, they suggest, that the application deadline has to be in keeping with the reality of the sector. Diego Luna, President...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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The withdrawal from the IACHR,puts at risk the presence of Ecuador in the OAS

The Government continues analyzing the idea to withdraw from the Inter-American system of Human Rights, once yesterday, during a meeting of the Member countries of the Pact of San José, there was also no consensus to promote a reform of the Inter-American system of human rights...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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Ecuador is still below the 2011 banana sales

In 2013, Ecuador exported 253 million banana crates, 5 million more than in 2012, which is a moderate increase compared to figures from 2011, when 285 million crates were exported. Eduardo Ledesma, Executive Director of the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE for its...
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Archeologists discover a great Byzantine basilica in Israel

According to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the finding, made by a group of archaeologists in the southwestern region of Jerusalem, correspond to a Byzantine basilica of 22 meters long and 12 meters wide, built over 1,500 years ago. The center of the basilica retains on its...
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Justin Bieber, arrested in Miami Beach

The Canadian singer, Justin Bieber, was arrested while taking part in an illegal car race in Miami Beach, for driving “intoxicated”, said today the local police department. Bieber, 19 years old, is in custody in the Police Department and then will be presented to a...
Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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New Criminal Code generates resignation of doctors

The government’s decision to keep in the Criminal Code (COIP) the Article 146 which states the culpable homicide for medical malpractice has generated a massive resignation of doctors in different hospitals. As confirmed by Patricio Guerrero, chief of anesthesiology from...
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