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Two vaccines against Ebola will be ready for September

Clinical trials two vaccines against Ebola will start in late September, said yesterday August 12 the Assistant General Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Marie-Paule Kieny. Kieny said that he vaccines “preliminary information, but enough, about its safety in...
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Fund for victims repair is proposed by the FARC

The FARC has proposed today in Havana the creation of a Special Fund for the Reparation of Victims to financially compensate those affected by the conflict in Colombia over the next ten years. “Unprecedented fiscal effort should be done through the effective provision of...
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Brazilian presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Eduardo Campos, Brazilian presidential candidate, died today in a plane crash, on the way to the city of Santos, GloboNews TV channel reported. Campos was traveling in a Cessna 560XL, which collapsed during a landing maneuver. TV footage showed smoke rising from the crash site....
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Purchase of Argentina debt becomes difficult for banks

International banks are having difficulty to reach a deal to buy part of Argentina’s sovereign debt that is held by hedge funds, which sued the country. Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and JP Morgan are talking with the funds to help Argentina coming out soon from its second...
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CREO prepares a signatures collection for amendments consultation

Guillermo Lasso, CREO movement leader, said that the process to initiate a referendum would begin when the Constitutional Court (CC) has ruled on the mechanisms for amendments to the Constitution. Lasso said that if the Court finds that the Constitution should be amended via...
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Discomfort in the EU by negotiations of Russia with South American countries

Discomfort has been generated in the European Union (EU) by the speed with which several South American governments have offered themselves as trade partners of Russia, following the closure of the country to food imports from Europe and the United States. The European Commission...
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Ecuador seeks to raise economic relations with India

Ecuador obtained loans totaling around $142 million from India, for investment in projects of power lines, said Deputy Foreign Minister Leonardo Arízaga. Arízaga met in recent days in New Delhi with the Minister of Foreign Affairs in India Sushma Swaraj, “in order to...
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Judge Wendy Molina is the rapporteur in the draft amendments

Wendy Molina, Vice President of the Constitutional Court, was appointed judge rapporteur on the draft constitutional amendments submitted by the Alianza País block. Molina will have to prepare the draft opinion to the Assembly Plenary for the Court to define whether the project...
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Chancellors of Ecuador and El Salvador strengthen bilateral relations

The Chancellors of El Salvador and Ecuador, Hugo Martínez and Ricardo Patiño, respectively, agreed yesterday to strengthen relations, bilateral trade and cooperation in various fields, in the framework of an official one-day visit of Patiño to the Central American country. Both...
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Justin Bieber will assume charges against him for incident in Miami

The local newspaper `The Miami Herald´ reported that the teen star, Justin Bieber, will assume the charges against him in January for driving in that city under the influence of alcohol and other narcotics. The fulfillment of his sentence will include the payment for a charitable...
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