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Cala talks in business conference in Guayaquil

Today Ismael Cala, Cuban journalist and producer of CNN in Spanish, arrived to Guayaquil to introduce himself in the XV Congress of dollarization Strengthening, organized by the Inter-American Business Federation (FIE for its Spanish acronym). The Mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Hong Kong students perform strike in protest of electoral system

Thousands of students from Hong Kong yesterday began a strike against Beijing’s proposed reform to the electoral system of the former British colony. 13,000 members of about twenty university partnerships, people gathered in the central square of the Chinese University of...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Spanish priest with Ebola will not receive ZMapp serum

The Spanish priest Manuel García Viejó, 69, infected by the Ebola virus, and who was repatriated on Monday, September 22 from Sierra Leone to Spain, will not be treated with the experimental serum ZMapp, while other alternatives are studied to save his life. The medical team...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Product labeling information will be checked under the INEN rules

From October 15 will in Ecuador start the labeling control in 40 product categories and will end on December 5, indicated Agustín Ortíz, Director of the Ecuadorian Service of Normalization (INEN) .To this, 20,000 monitorings will be conducted in 18 provinces, whereupon 90% of...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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President Maduro launch a disarmament plan in Venezuela

 The Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, launched on September 21 a national disarmament plan that seeks to encourage the voluntary surrender of firearms in his country, the second most violent in the world, according to the UN, with a rate of 53 homicides per 100,000...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Migrants will be exempted to pay $ 42 in 4×4 shipments

The Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex for its Spanish acronym) decided on Friday, September 19, the exception of the payment of $ 42 in 4 x 4 shipments (up to $ 400 and 4 kg) for migrants, of up to 12 shipments or $ 2,400 annually. According to the resolution, shipments of...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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EU agreement between Colombia and Peru will be ready for 2015

The trade agreement between Colombia and Peru, implemented by the European Union (EU), will not be ready until early 2015, despite being signed last July 17. It is being reviewed and translated to the legal part to check that both parties understand the same, as well as...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Parents ask collective forgiveness for releasing of students

The parents of 53 students in pretrial detention for ten days for their alleged involvement in protests of Thursday, met on Saturday outside the Flagrancy Unit of the Prosecutor asking collective forgiveness to President Rafael Correa. Attorney Santiago Pazmiño Rendón and father...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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AP modifications are expected in Pensions Funds Law

After the block of Alianza PAIS (AP) performed a workshop on the pension funds law last Tuesday, it was resolved to make some modifications and include some content to the report for the second debate of the project that did not feature until last week. The plenary might revisit...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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Judge will issue resolution on Cofiec-Duzac Case today

This Monday at 14:30 whithin the preliminary hearing trial and opinion support installed for the Cofiec-Duzac Case, the rapporteur judge Paul Iñiguez will issue his decision as to abide or not to the Attorney General’s opinion. Attorney General Galo Chiriboga issued a joint...
Posted On 22 Sep 2014
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