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Bashar Al-Assad decrees general amnesty in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad announced a general amnesty on Monday, by presidential decree, which will cover the crimes committed by the Syrian rebels and even foreign fighters, until June 9, 2014. Syrian state television, quoting the Minister of Justice, assured that the...
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CNE gives $ 26 million to political parties in its accountability

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) gave $ 2 6 million to organizations that participated in the general elections of February 17, 2013. The Electoral Function held on Saturday its 2013 accountability in Montecristi. The members of the National Electoral...
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Venezuelan opposition undertakes new protests

Venezuela experienced a new day of protests yesterday in the streets of Caracas, where protesters chanted “Resign (Nicolas) Maduro, resign!”. Several of the participants carried crucifixes and tearfully cried out for liberation of Leopoldo López, leader of the...
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Judicial Council will renew seven judges of the Court

The Council of the Judiciary (CJ) will renew seven judges of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) next July. This is because of the regulations approval for the selection of judges, since last month. This was determined by the Organic Code of the Judiciary...
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Adjustment in funds cause critics from Majors

Last Saturday, President Rafael Correa announced that the government will not continue funding competences assigned to Autonomous Decentralized Governments.(GAD for its Spanish acronym). These declarations generated reactions from different Mayors, who criticize the measure...
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Terrorist attack in Pakistan airport leaves 28 dead

On Monday the authorities announced the end of the attack to the Karachi International Airport, the largest in Pakistan, after a 12-hour Taliban assault that left at least 28 people dead, ten of them Taliban members. This attack, which ended this morning with the death of the...
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Correa plans to renegotiate the use of 4G technology with telephone companies

Rafael Correa said on Saturday that the grant of the 4G broadband will be renegotiated with the mobile phone companies of the country. “We will renegotiate the 4G broadband and we will look after the interests of the country”, Correa said during his Weekly Address to...
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Chevron was sued in the U.S.

On Thursday in a court in the capital of Vermont, Montpelier, Attorney General William Sorrell, sued two dozen U.S. companies, including Chevron Corp for polluting groundwater with a gasoline additive. According to Sorrel, the refineries promoted, distributed and marketed...
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Jennifer Lopez will not sing at the opening ceremony of the World Cup Brazil 2014

A few days before the World Cup Brazil 2014 starts, FIFA, the event organizer, said that Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez will not participate in the opening ceremony at the new Arena Corinthians stadium in the city of Sao Paulo, as originally planned. The official song of this...
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Galo Lara is arrested by authorities in Panama

The State Attorney General, Galo Chiriboga, confirmed this morning on his Twitter account, the arrest of former Assemblyman Galo Lara by units of the National Police of Panama in the province of Veraguas, at the request of Ecuador’s justice, according to Jose Nelson Brandao,...
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