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Real estate sector shall comply with earthquake resistant standards

The real estate sector in Ecuador shall comply with new specifications to guarantee that the constructions are earthquake resistant. “The norm is a means, not an end itself, is a means that allows us to raise the quality of construction, and avoid human and material losses...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Executive Veto will clarify the liquidity fund management

Alexis Mera, Legal Secretary of the Presidency, said that within the executive veto for the draft Monetary Code, it would be clarified that the Government will not use the resources from the financial system liquidity. This decision was made after the meeting held by the...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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United States Airlines are prohibited from flying over Syrian airspace

United States banned commercial planes of their country overflight Syria, due to the armed conflict in the country, reported the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA acronym in English). “It is known that extremist armed groups in Syria are equipped with anti-aircraft weapons that...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Zelda fans ask Nintendo to pay tribute to Robin Williams

108,239 people signed an online petition to the Japanese video game giant Nintendo, to call Robin Williams one of the characters from the Zelda series, and thus pay tribute to the late actor. Williams was a fan of the game, he participated for many years in the advertising...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Pharmaceutical industry is worried about agreements with the EU

In the negotiations with the European Union (EU), in terms of copyrighted material, they talked about test data (information to produce generics), said the Minister of Foreign Trade Francisco Rivadeneira. The authority stressed that Ecuador accepted the proposal of Europeans in...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Ceasefire between Israel and Palestine is extended another 24 hours

Israel and Palestine have extended 24 hour the ceasefire to provide extra time for the indirect talks they resumed today in Cairo, and which tries to develop a work plan for the devastated Gaza strip by war. According to information of a Palestinian delegation member, both...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Study indicates that deepwater port must be in Posorja, according to Correa

The new deepwater port will be located “in the sector of Posorja”, as announced by President Rafael Correa during the weekly address on Saturday, August 16. On last November, the Government hired a foreign company Engineering of Systems for the Defense of Spain...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Ecuador will intervene in regional forum in Guatemala

President Rafael Correa traveled to Guatemala on Monday to dialogue today with his Guatemalan counterpart Otto Perez Molina, participate in the V Esquipulas Regional Forum and inaugurate a square with the name of his country. “Departing to Guatemala. We return tomorrow....
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Ferguson protests continue after National Guard deployment

About 31 prisoners and two bullet wounds were the result in Ferguson, Missouri, in a new night of shootings on Monday. After 10 pm,  bottles and Molotov cocktails launches began against the police. The agents would have used tear gas and acoustic devices that emit painful sounds...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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Transfer of funds to Biess is being processed

The Superintendency of Banks will carry out audits in the next six months to 54 pension funds to define the state percentage (employer) and the private (participants) of each, and thus determine the amount that would go to the Bank of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014
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