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Gold Medal for Piedra and Chalá in South American Games

Byron Piedra gave the ninth gold medal for Ecuador, yesterday at the South American Games in Chile. The athlete from Cuenca won the 10,000-meter dash with a time of 28:48:31. “It’s a big motivation for having defeated top athletes and to give this joy to my...
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Protests over mandatory affiliation

“Down with Resolution 464” stated posters and boards of hundreds of people that marched on Thursday through the center of Guayaquil claiming irregularities on the social security. The event included members of associations such as the members of the peasant insurance,...
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Correa makes three additional changes in his cabinet

President Rafael Correa last night officialized three new changes in his cabinet. Carlos Marx Carrasco will be the new Minister for Labour Relations, after being seven years the head of the Internal Revenue System (SRI). Marx Carrasco will be replaced by Ximena Amoroso Iniguez,...
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Alianza PAIS discusses changes on the movement

After the election results of last February 23, 2014, the ruling movement Alianza PAIS (AP) will begin the analysis of a possible restructuring from the foundations to the direction of the movement. On last Wednesday the party directives held a meeting that was scheduled to...
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Final election results in Guayas and Pichincha will be known today

Finally the Election Board of Guayas ended the last analysis of the ballots with inconsistencies or delayed, so they can now deliver the results to the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) and to the representatives of political organizations. As of Pichincha...
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Paul McCartney confirms his concert in Quito

Paul McCartney announced in a video posted yesterday, that he will give his presentation at the Stadium Liga de Quito on April 28. The concert will last approximately 3 hours, in which Paul McCartney will release his new album “New” and he will also interpret songs...
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CNE will verify signatures from Yasunidos as long as they are in A4 format

According to the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym), Domingo Paredes, announced that the A4 form delivered to the collective group Yasunidos for them to gather signatures for a referendum that would prevent oil drilling in Yasuni National...
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Assembly approves Corporate and Stock Sector Law

The Organic Law draft for the Strengthening and Optimization of Corporate Sector and Securities, issued by the Executive, was approved yesterday with 100 votes in favor, in plenary session of the Assembly. With this, nine laws relative to the stock market were reformed within the...
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John Kerry calls to stop “campaign of terror” in Venezuela

The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry told to a group of congressmen that the government of Venezuela must stop the “campaign of terror”, and respect the human rights. The Chief of U.S. Diplomacy appeared at a hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the...
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135 years since the birth of Albert Einstein

Today marks 135 years of the birth of Albert Einstein, one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century. Einstein was a German physicist of Jewish origin, born on March 14, 1879. Among his most important contributions count the publication of his Special Theory of...
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