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Quino joins the celebration of the 50th birthday of Mafalda

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known as Quino, joined the celebration of the 50th birthday of Mafalda, the cartoon created by him. At a ceremony held in the neighborhood of San Telmo, in the Defensa and Chile streets, where a statue of the rebellious girl, who is dissatisfied...
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Attorney and State Ministers will apologize to Sarayaku people

The Sarayaku people is prepared to receive on October 1 the public apologies that the State must make according to the judgment issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Costa Rica, in June 2012. Attorney Diego Garcia, along with the Ministers of...
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European Union: Sanctions against Russia remain in effect

The European Union (EU), which proceeded on Tuesday to remain in force the sanctions imposed on Russia after an evaluation of the peace process in Ukraine. Member countries noted “encouraging developments” in the peace agreement reached earlier this month between Kiev...
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Tourist visits to the country goes up by 14.3% compared to 2013

According to the Ministry of Tourism, between January and August this year came to Ecuador 1’035.943 tourists from different countries around the world. This represents an increase of 14.3% over the period of January to August of 2013. Visitors come mainly from three...
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Argentina makes deposit to pay debt creditors

The Ministry of Economy of Argentina announced that today was made a deposit of 161 million dollars in the local authority Nation Trusts, of the National Bank, in Buenos Aires, in order to pay the debt the country maintains with the creditors of the restructured debt. “From...
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Protests remain in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, dozens of protesters, mainly students, took to the streets to call for a full democracy and demand the resignation of the leader of the city, Leung Chun-ying. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters yesterday defied tear gas and the blows of police batons. They stood...
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Progressive Encounter pointed out USA as the leader of a ‘conservative restoration’

Yesterday began the Progressive Latin American Meeting ELAP 2014, with a lecture by President Rafael Correa, who spoke about the need to consolidate the progressive union to deal with “conservative restoration” that has been set with the “greatest political...
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Unidad Popular submits its application to become a political movement today

The Unidad Popular group (former Movimiento Popular Democráctico) will submit today the request to become a political movement. Leaders indicated they would attend to the National Electoral Council in Quito to apply and initiate the registration process of the group. The head of...
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Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl will act together in a film about the Chilean dictatorship

“Colonia,”the new film starring British actress Emma Watson and German actor Daniel Brühl, is based on a true story from the lived dictatorship in Chile between 1973 and 1990, after the coup d’état given by General Augusto Pinochet against socialist President...
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Amendments to the Social Security and IESS Bank law expect the executive veto

The draft amendments to the Social Security and IESS Bank law since Monday is in the hands of President Rafael Correa, who will totally or partially veto the law within 30 days, to then deliver the project to the Assembly. The document was approved last week and points out that...
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