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Payments to Banco Sudamericano former clients were less than expected

The Banco del Pacifico principal office in Guayaquil, did not record an unusual movement in the morning of Monday, September 8, during the first day of payments to former clients of the closed Banco Sudamericano, which went into liquidation on August 25. In this agency, the...
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Rousseff investigates alleged money laundering in her government

The Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, will request information from the Federal Police to know if there are members of the government involved in a corruption case revealed by the Former Director of the state oil company Petrobras, Paulo Roberto Costa. “I requested to the...
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Ecuador receives the Unesco King Sejong Literacy Prize

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) granted the King Sejong Prize to Ecuador for being one of the countries that have the most progress on the issue of literacy. This was announced by the Ministry of Education on September 8. The award...
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Canadian Judge drops charges to Justin Bieber

On Monday, a judge of Toronto, Canada, laid charges against singer Justin Bieber, who on December 30 of last year was arrested for hitting the driver of the limousine in which he was traveling with six other people. The decision was taken due to the lack of evidence that was...
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Schumacher received a medical discharge and leaves the hospital

Michael Schumacher left the hospital where he was in and will continue his recovery at home, but the former champion of Formula One faces “a long and difficult road ahead” after a skiing accident last year, said a statement on Tuesday . “From now on, the...
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WHO reports increase in deaths from Ebola virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) said this Tuesday, according to recent data, that the number of infected by the Ebola epidemic affecting West Africa has reached 4,269 people, of which 2,288 have died. The number of cases “is accelerating” in the three most...
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Obama delays immigration measures

On Monday the president of the U.S. Barack Obama said at the White House, he intends to take action on enforcement immigration measures before the end of this year, two days after the president had announced he would not act on it before the November elections. “He will...
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Report notes that flight MH17 would have been shot down by “high-energy” impacts

The preliminary report from the Dutch Safety Board, released this Tuesday, has revealed that the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was probably due to the impact of several “objects of great power from outside the ship” that destroyed the plane. The agency...
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Exporters expect the reduction of tariffs in the port announced by Correa

The export sector is waiting for the renegotiation of the concession of the Port of Guayaquil, Contecon (concessionaire), which was announced by President Rafael Correa on Saturday. With this, the reduction of tariffs and infrastructure improvements will be negotiated. Daniel...
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Ecuador proposes the creation of an international observatory of multinationals

Following the legal battles with the U.S. oil company Chevron, Ecuador’s government announced last Monday that it will propose the creation of a multistate observatory of transnational companies. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said the announcement will be made...
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