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Water concessions will be under review

According to the Water Resources draft, 360 days after the publication of the regulations in the Official Record, the Unique Water Authority should review concessions of usage rights  and water use, given with the previous law. This is a provision that the Executive should obey...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Paul McCartney will resume his tour `Out There!´

In the wake of getting a virus in Japan during his visit to the Asian continent because of his tour “Out There”, Paul McCartney had to be hospitalized in this country to then return to his native England. After a month of absence on the stages, the musician resumes...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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87 complaints against media were registered in a year

After a year of putting into effect the Communication Law, 87 complaints were registered against the media. From these, 27 are from citizens, 14  from self-governments and 14 from social groups. The Superintendent of Information and Communications, Carlos Ochoa, said: “At...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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HRW calls for concrete solutions to HR abuses in Venezuela

José Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director of the human rights organization Human Rights Watch, sent a letter to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay requesting them to urge the government of Nicolas Maduro t...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Government would allocate to Production, Employment and Competitiveness $ 12,865 million until 2017

According to the Multi-Year Plan for Public Investment (PPIP for its Spanish acronym) it is provided an investment (which started last year) of $ 45,234 million by 2017. The Government states to have 2 objectives: To reduce extreme poverty and change the production model. The...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Uruguay will host 40 children refugees from Syria

Uruguay expects to receive in September the first 40 Syrian refugees , from a total of 120 who would arrive to the South American country due to the proposal of President Jose Mujica to host Syrian refugee children. To address the issue, the National Director of Human Rights,...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Prosecutor appeals against Princess Cristina´s charges

Today, an anticorruption prosecutor from Spain presented an appeal procedure against the accusation of Infanta Cristina for tax fraud and money laundering, denouncing a “inquisitive spiral”. “So far, any involvement of Cristina de Borbón in the alleged crime...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Failure of the Criminal Chamber has “constitutional crimes” in Zamora´s absolved judgment, according to Attorney

According to Galo Chiriboga, Attorney General, the acquitted failure of Mery Zamora, Former President of the UNE, has “constitutional crimes” in the resolution of the Criminal Chamber of the National Court of Justice (CNJ). In the judgment of the crime she was ...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Timerman exposes Argentina’s stance on Malvinas issue

On Thursday, Foreign Minister of Argentina Hector Timerman resubmits the “Malvinas Issue” before the Committee on Decolonization of the United Nations, in New York. Timerman confirms the full disposal of Argentina to find a “peaceful solution to the sovereignty...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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Entrepreneurs in accordance with temporary suspension of Resolution 1695

After the temporary suspension of Resolution 1695 by the General Secretariat of the Andean Community last June 24, Ecuadorian entrepreneurs see as good the deadline of 15 working days the Andean Community (CAN for its Spanish acronym) gave to the country to stop controlling...
Posted On 26 Jun 2014
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