Opposition prepare new march in support to Leopoldo López

After surrenders of the radical opposition leader Leopoldo López, to the police yesterday, the students called for a new mobilization in support for the opponent today, Wednesday 19 February. Through a press conference transmitted via the Internet the metropolitan mayor of...
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Carlos Vives receives Order of Arts and Letters of France

Colombian singer Carlos Vives, known for having internationalized the genre of vallenato, received last Tuesday in Bogotá, the Order of Arts and Letters of France in the rank of Knight in recognition of his talent and his friendship with that European country. “It’s...
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Independiente ties in the Libertadores

The Ecuadorian team Independiente del Valle and the Chilean team Union Española drew a 2-2 (1-0) in the match waged on last Tuesday in the Andean town of Sangolquí, for the first round of Group 2 of the Libertadores Cup 2014. The goals were scored by Ecuadorians Junior Sornoza...
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Protests in Ukraine leaves 18 dead and alarm to the EU

Eighteen people, including civilians and policemen, were killed yesterday in Kiev as a consequence of the violent clashes between demonstrators antigubermanentales and the forces of order, who are trying to evict the Maidan square, occupied by opponents for three months....
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Ex director of Deportivo Quito is arrested

Fernando M. Director of the Deportivo Quito, was arrested along with four others (his wife Myriam R., and his son David M. and Lourdes D. Jorge S.), in the midst of a criminal trial for an alleged money-laundering. The financial analysis unit made several inquiries and...
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Santos offers dialogue as democratic solution to Venezuela

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, spoke out about what has happened  in Venezuela in recent days, where citizens are protesting against the Government of Nicolas Maduro. According to Santos, everything that happens in Venezuela – good or bad – has...
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FIFA confirms Curitiba as seat of World Cup

Despite the delay in the construction of their stadium, FIFA confirmed yesterday to Curitiba as seat of the 2014 World Cup. In this manner was avoided what it would have been a failure for Brazil on the subject of organization. The city may have been excluded as seat of World Cup...
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IOC asks to the Pussy Riot abstain from protest in Sochi

Through a press conference the spokesman of the (IOC) International Olympic Committee, Mark Adams, asked today to the members of the Russian group Pussy Riot that do not perform political protests on stages of the Sochi Games. One day after two activists of the band, critics of...
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Construction contracts will be received in separate window

With the purpose to prevent the collapse at the moment to legalize construction contracts, the Labor Ministry plans to open a new window to receive and approve the contracting of this sector. The measure is taken after the application of the new imposition of regulation governing...
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Miss Tourism 2013 dies during protests in Venezuela

Miss Tourism Venezuela 2013, Genesis Carmona, died at noon on this Wednesday, after getting shot in the skull during a rally from the opposition wing to the government of Nicolas Maduro, in Valencia, capital of Carabobo. Carmona was chosen as Miss Tourism Carabobo 2013 in May...
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