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Plan to combat Ebola virus is presented by the UN

The UN announced on Thursday the creation of an emergency mission to combat Ebola will be responsible for the coordination of international efforts to combat the outbreak of the disease in Africa, among other functions. “I have decided to establish a mission health...
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Telephone workers marched in defense of their profits

About 400 employees of the telephone companies, Claro and Movistar, marched on Wednesday September 17 from the offices of Telefónica Movistar, to the Ministry of Telecommunications at 13:00. Private employees showed posters and slogans such as: “It’s just air,...
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Ecuador, divided by labor unions and ruling party marches

Concentrations of workers and of the ruling party marched independently on September 17 in Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. The labor unions showed the rejection to the preliminary draft Labour Code, while the sympathizers of Alianza PAIS supported the decisions of the government of...
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There are 20,000 enrolled in the new plan of induction cookers

About 20,000 users are registered in the Efficient Cooking Government program, said the Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez. Registration for the program began last month and is done by accessing to the web: www.ecuadorcambia.com. Gonzalez said: “Until last Friday we...
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Russia supports the three years self-government granted to Donetsk and Lugansk

Russia supported the law approved by the Ukrainian Parliament which grants three years of self government to areas under the control of pro-Russian separatists in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, in eastern Ukraine. “In Russia we see this document as a step in the right...
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Resolution supporting query is approved by the Parliament of Catalonia

With 89 votes, representing 65.9% of the Chamber, the Catalan regional Parliament yesterday approved a resolution in favor of promoting the sovereign consultation for independence from Spain. The resolution was passed with votes of Catalan nationalist parties mostly and will...
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Comex asked for the annulment of the CAN pronouncement on resolution 116

The President of the Committee of Foreign Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, would present tomorrow before the Andean Court of Justice, the request for annulment of the resolution of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN for its Spanish acronym) on Resolution 116 of the Comex, said...
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Workers Commission approved the timetable for the new Labor Code draft

Betty Carrillo (AP), President of the Committee on the Rights of Workers of the Assembly, closed yesterday’s session with the approval of the Schedule to develop the new Labour Code. Now, the committee will have three months to discuss the proposal of the Government and...
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Court rejects claims of unconstitutionality against Communication Law

The Constitutional Court (CC) yesterday denied all three claims of unconstitutionality brought against several articles of the Communication Law (LOC for its Spanish acronym). In addition, the court changed the text of three of them. The decision was approved by the court plenary...
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Últimos sondeos muestran una ventaja del No en referéndum para independencia de Escocia

Los Escoceses votan hoy en el referéndum para decidir si se independizarán del Reino Unido. Los últimos sondeos dan al No como vencedor, aunque el Sí en las últimas semanas ha tenido un ascenso significativo. Una encuesta de Ipsos Mori publicada hoy, muestra una ventaja del 6% al...
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