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Explosion at a Chilean restaurant leaves at least eight injured

At least eight people were injured after registering the detonation of an explosive device in a fast food restaurant in the Chilean capital, police said this Monday. The police also reported that various damages to the structure of the shops around the incident were recorded....
Posted On 08 Sep 2014
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Less energetic activity in the Tungurahua volcano

A less energetic but continuous activity was recorded yesterday in the Tungurahua volcano, which a month ago began a new explosive pulse within its eruptive process, which has lasted fifteen years. The activity “is not so energetic but is continuous”, with 20 bursts...
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Assange reveals that USA is penalizing Argentina with vulture funds

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, assured that the USA support to the investment funds that require 1,600 million from Argentina, seeks to set a precedent for American companies to seize assets of foreign governments. This, he said, “creates a genuine incentive for...
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Greater support for Scottish independence is recorded in surveys

According to polls, the support for the independence of Scotland from Britain rose 8 points since August, in order to be an independent country. An opinion poll conducted by YouGov consultant, 2 weeks from the referendum in the country, showed that 53% of respondents oppose to a...
Posted On 08 Sep 2014
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El Telégrafo newspaper would present a better year, after losses

“The company is in the process of transformation to a public enterprise,” is stated in the website of El Telégrafo newspaper. To transform the company into a public one, a consultant was hired for advice, for which $ 32,000 were paid, which is showed in the 2013...
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New sanctions against Russia could threaten international security according to minister

The adoption of new sanctions against Russia could pose a threat to international security, warned Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in an interview published by the newspaper Vedomosti. “We know that economic sanctions are first, then follow the policy responses...
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Banco Sudamericano clients receiving their deposits

From 8 to Saturday September 20, the Deposit Insurance Corporation (Cosede for its Spanish acronym) will return the money of 11.086 customers of Banco Sudamericano. The financial entity was closed by the Superintendency of Banks and Insurance (SBS for its Spanish acronym), on...
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Ecuador would need a new Constituent Assembly, according to Lasso

The former presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso gave his opinion regarding the changes that are to do in the Constitution by the current Government of Rafael Correa. Lasso spoke in an interview with Andrés Carrión, on Canal Uno TV. Lasso said that he contacted the Colombian...
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The report for the second debate of reforms for pension funds will be approved today

This afternoon will be approved the report for the second debate of the reformatory project that proposes to transfer the administration of pension funds to the Bank of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (Biess). A press release from the Assembly noted that the table...
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Pedro Delgado resigned to his right of defense in the Cofiec Case

This Monday Pedro Delgado, former head of the Banco Central de Ecuador (BCE), and one of the involved in an irregular grant of a $ 800,000 credit made by the Cofiec Bank to Argentine businessman Gaston Duzac, requested his lawyers to no longer defend him on this case....
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