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2 million cell phones are registered in Ecuador

The Superintendent of Telecommunications Fabián Jaramillo said on Wednesday, August 14th that 2 million cell phones that have entered the country have been registered. Of this amount, 480 000 comply with all the requirements to operate in the country. While the other terminals...
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Ukrainian parliament approves law that generates sanctions against Russia

On Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted a draft law that gives the green light to the imposition of up to 29 types of sanctions against Russia, which include the posibility to prohibit the transit of hydrocarbons that Moscow exports to Europe. The project...
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Correa said that dollarization will remain

President Rafael Correa confirmed on Monday that dollarization “remains,” after some analysts warned of an alleged output of that system because of the new Monetary Code. During a televised interview, Correa stated that despite not being a supporter of this monetary...
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Severance Fund members are prepared to dialogue with Correa

Although is not yet confirmed that the representatives of pension funds, whose administration would be tranferred to the Bank of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (Biess for its Spanish acronym) will be received on Monday, August 15 by President Rafael Correa in...
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Hillary Clinton says she is “proud” of having worked with Obama

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and likely candidate for President of the United States, said that despite the “differences,” she was “proud” of having served the country under the presidency of Barack Obama. “We have differences as well...
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Possible penalty reform for media lynching generates criticism

The announcement of an amendment to the Communications Law, that would harden the penalty on the ‘media lynching’, generated criticism in lawmakers of (AP) and the opposition. The Superintendent of Communication (Supercom),Carlos Ochoa, said that a draft amendment to...
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Associated Press journalist dies by projectile explosion in Gaza

The Associated Press (AP) news agency reported the death of Simone Camilli, agency journalist and a Palestinian translator, Ali Abu Afash Shehda by an explosion when they worked on an article about the aftermath of recent fighting in the Gaza Strip . The incident occurred when...
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Ceasefire between Israel and Palestinians extends five days

Israel and Palestine came in late Wednesday an agreement to extend the truce five days in Gaza. The head of the Palestinian delegation in Cairo, Azzam al-Ahmed confirmed the news in a statement, which he said will serve “to give more time to continue the indirect talks in...
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Jorge Glas explains that he would not go for re-election

The Vice-President Jorge Glas, announced that after completing his current term he “is going home” without running for reelection if a constitutional amendment that allows indefinite reelection is approved.   “… After 2017 I’m going home, I have many...
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Argentina defies judge Griesa to carry out his threat

The Argentine government invited American judge Thomas Griesa to fulfill his threat of declaring Argentina in contempt. This, after refusing to comply with the judgment they are ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to its creditors. Also, if they persist in making...
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