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Ministry of Education will implement new curricular setting plan

The Ministry of Education announced on Monday the implementation of the Project of Curriculum adjustment and Learning Standards. This new initiative aims to promote scientific thinking and the innovation capacity of students. Augusto Espinosa, Minister of Education, said:...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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Two new dead in Ukraine after combats in the Donetsk region

A day after Kiev approved to grant more autonomy and elections in the separatist pro-Russian regions, the combats continued this Wednesday in the surroundings of the Donetsk airport. As a result of the fighting, two civilians were shot dead in the separatist city in eastern...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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New ministers of Culture and Telecommunications were appointed

On Monday the new ministers of Culture and Heritage and Telecommunication and Society Information were appointed. Francisco Borja Cevallos and Augusto Espín Tobar will be in these positions, respectively. Last week, President Rafael Correa also hinted that there will be more...
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Constitutional Court is ready to discuss constitutional claims in media law

Judge Antonio Gagliardo said that the Constitutional Court today would resolve the three claims of unconstitutionality submitted before 70 articles of the Communications Law. Gagliardo said that in the plenary “were some disagreements, observations, comments to strengthen...
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President Correa qualifies as a “destabilization attempt” the labor unions march

President Rafael Correa warned this Tuesday, September 16 that his government will face on the 17th of the same month an attempt of destabilization by the labor unions, who will march in Quito. “Let no man deceive, they want to see if it works and a destabilizing process...
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UK Leaders published a letter offering more powers to Scotland

The Conservative Prime Minister, David Cameron, his government ally, the Liberal Nick Clegg, and the leader of the Labour Opposition, Ed Miliband, yesterday presented their proposal of providing more powers to Scotland. This offer was made two days before the referendum on the...
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Fund representatives wil ask for another meeting with Correa

Representatives of complementary pension funds and retirement severance funds met yesterday and enlisted a letter, which requests a second meeting with President Rafael Correa. The letter notes that the Assembly would have distorted the criteria discussed in the meeting held on...
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University of Nigeria suffers attack by members of Boko Haram

At least 13 students killed and 47 others injured, was the outcome of a committed attack this Wednesday by Boko Haram in the seat of the Federal University, located in the Nigerian city of Kano. The attack occurred about 14:30 local (13:30 GMT), and t...
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