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Induction cookers pots will be ready in late August

The new pots for induction cookers are not yet produced in Ecuador. Of the seven qualified companies for making the cookware, only Electrococ and Indalro will start with the production after August 20 and the last week of the month. The other companies and...
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121 candidates keep on competition for the renovation of the National Court of Justice

The competition for the renovation of the first third of the National Court of Justice remained with 121 participants. Until the review phase of requirements, 139 were the applicants. After that, the next step was to state the reasons for applying for a job in the court....
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Manta will have a joint military base

The Defence Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa, said that Manta will have a joint military base. “It will be an operational center that fits to the risk and threats scenario and to the decision of operating 3 joint forces and having air bases in Manta, Salinas (Santa Elena)...
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Argentina resorts to The Hague to sue the U.S. by speculative funds

The Government of Argentina presented yesterday at the International Court of Justice in The Hague a lawsuit against the United States for the collection of the relevant debt to hedge funds. Argentina argues that the U.S. has committed a “violation of its sovereign...
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The fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel starts before the truce expires

Rockets launched from the Gaza Strip impacted yesterday, August 7, Israeli soil. This, less than four hours before the three days ceasefire expires, which was subscribed by Israel and the Palestinian movement Hamas and, while Palestinian negotiators in El Cairo discussed an...
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CC rejected legal resource requested by Mahuad defense

The Constitutional Court (CC) refused to order the protective action requested by the defense of former President Jamil Mahuad. Mahuad was sentenced to twelve years in prison for embezzlement, by declaring a bank holiday in 1999. The requested resource would not have complied...
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Minister of the People’s Republic of Donetsk and pro-Russian leader resigns

The pro-Russian separatists leader and Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk in Ukraine Alexander Borodai, resigned yesterday after the Ukrainian government forces announced their offensive on the rebel cities of Donetsk and Lugansk. Borodai...
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Indigenous request visit of the UN to verify “violation of human rights”

Indigenous organizations complained to representatives of the United Nations (UN) in Ecuador the decision of the Constitutional Court (CC) to recognize as jurisdiction of the common justice the trial and punishment of crimes against the life in which members of an indigenous...
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WHO announces a “public health emergency” because of Ebola

The emergency committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the current crisis of the Ebola virus is a “public health emergency” that has generated concern “at international level”. The WHO General Director  Margaret Chan, said today that the...
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Figueroa and his team still enjoy the precautionary measures by the IACHR

The union leader Carlos Figueroa, who is complying with a sentence of six months for libeling President Rafael Correa, would still enjoy the precautionary measures in his favor after the ratification by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Last week, the...
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