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Maduro announced 30 % wage increase

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, announced a 30% increase in the minimum wage and pensions to protect Venezuelan people from an inflation that reaches an annual rate of almost 60 %. “Now, on the occasion of May First, I have decided to increase the national...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Government will respond to the CAN by Resolution 116 issued by Comex

Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa, said that the Government will respond ‘telling the truth’ to the Andean Community (CAN). This, in relation to the investigation that organism opened on April 23 by sending a letter to Ecuador in order to determine whether it...
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Minister of Education will fix irregularities in school zoning process

Just five days remain before he beginning of the school year on the coast, and the Education Minister Augusto Espinosa accepts that there were mistakes in the process of public school enrollment, so he promised to solve the problems that so many parents have had to enroll their...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Ecuador negotiates trade agreements with the EU in Brussels

The government triad composed by Francisco Rivadeneira, Minister of Foreign Trade; Ramiro Gonzalez, Minister of Industry; and Javier Ponce, Minister of Agriculture and livestock, traveled to Brussels in order to refine details prior to the third round of negotiations between...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71

The British actor Bob Heskins, best known for his roles in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ And ‘Mona Lisa’, died this Wednesday, at age 71 because of pneumonia. `We are devastated by the loss of our dear Bob. Bob died peacefully at the hospital last night...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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According to the Supercom there is only one complaint on comedy TV shows

The superintendent of Communication, Carlos Ochoa, said the institution he heads had just received one complaint for alleged discriminatory content on national television until last Monday. In an interview with Ecuador TV, he reported that the complaint was directed against the...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Scientists create insulin-producing cells

A group of U.S. scientists cloned insulin-producing cells through the DNA of a diabetic woman, which could be a potential breakthrough in the treatment of type 1 diabetes, according to the website of the journal Nature. The process was based on the same used for animal cloning,...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Correa denies that U.S. authorities output seek to open dispute

President Rafael Correa said yesterday that the departure of the military group dedicated to security cooperation was agreed with U.S. authorities and denied this seeks to open a diplomatic row with the United States. `The group was about 50 people, including civilians and...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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Correa questioned Jimenez protection by the Sarayaku people

President Rafael Correa yesterday questioned the protection that provides Sarayaku people to former Assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, his advisor, Fernando Villavicencio, and activist Carlos Figueroa. Correa refuted the decision of this nationality and said it could lead to...
Posted On 30 Apr 2014
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YASunidos would have 600 thousand signatures appoved for verification

According to Vice President of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym), Paul Salazar, the environmental group YASunidos would count with about 600 thousand signatures that meet the minimum requirements of the ten digits of an identity card, which would lead...
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