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Induction cookers will work with 220V

Changing 110 volt meters by 220, is one of the difficulties presented to support the Government´s plan to replace the gas cookers for cookers that operate with electricity, in order to abolish the subsidy of this resource.   José Felipe Borja, President of the College of...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Obama accuses Russia for not respecting the Geneva agreement

The U.S. President, Barack Obama,  during his visit in Tokyo, accused Russia this Thursday (Wednesday night) for not respecting the international Geneva agreement to appease the tension in Ukraine, and threatened with new sanctions. ‘So far, we have not seen respect for the...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Actress Jodie Foster married to photographer Alexandra Hedison

Last weekend, the actress Jodie Foster got married in a private ceremony with her partner, photographer Alexandra Hedison, according to a statement from the agent of actress, Jennifer Allen. According to the website E! Online, the couple started dating a year ago. Hedison, who...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Rebels kill hundreds of people in Sudan by ethnic

About 200 people dead and 400 injured was the balance left by the attack on April 15 and 16 by the South Sudanese rebels in the city of Bentiu. Thus denounced today the United Nations mission, UNMISS, established in that country. The report provides that among the dead are South...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Authorities plan to extend GSP Plus

On last Wednesday, among other topics, Commerce Minister Francisco Rivadeneira and Tanya Van Gool, Ambassador of Colombia in Ecuador, raised the need for a temporary extension of the system of tariff preferences under the GSP Plus (for Ecuador) until the trade agreement...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Media Law concern to the IACHR

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) stressed its concern about the situation of freedom of expression in Ecuador and focused on `severe restriction´ arising from the Communications Law. `The articles of the law establish some important principles for exercising...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Superintendency shall have power to punish Municipalities

This was revealed this morning by the National Secretary of Planning and Development, Pabel Muñoz, in an interview on Ecuavisa . Muñoz says the Superintendency of Land and Soil, whose creation is included in the draft law of Land Use and Management, could punish mayors as part of...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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UN sets nuclear watchdog in the Galapagos Islands

The UN and the government of Ecuador announced yesterday that two stations of the global network of antinuclear surveillance and natural phenomena will settle in the Galapagos Islands. These islands will be part of system of the 278 nuclear tests control centrals worldwide. The...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Doctors march over Penal Code

According to Vice President of the Federation of Physicians, Victor Alvarez, this Thursday a mobilization will be held from hospitals Eugenio Espejo and Carlos Andrade Marín, to the Council of the Judiciary, because of Article 146 of the Integral Crime Organic Code (COIP for its...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Correa about Yasuní: “We need the money to overcome poverty”

In an interview with the Barcelona newspaper `La Vanguardia´ and published this Thursday, President Rafael Correa spoke about the exploitation of the Yasuni Amazonian reserve and stated that `the country has no other way´ and `we need the money to overcome poverty ´. Correa said...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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