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145 Ecuadorians receive accreditation as National Heroes and Heroines

In the Legislative Headquarters on Monday, 145 Ecuadorians were credited as National Heroes and Heroines (121 civilians, 19 soldiers and five policemen), who will receive a pension of two unified basic salaries, housing, scholarships, among other benefits granted by the heroes...
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World Bank: Growth in Ecuador has been inclusive

According to a World Bank (WB) report, growth  has been inclusive in Ecuador, with a direct effect on reducing the levels of poverty and inequality and the rise of the middle class. The WB noted that between 2006 and 2013, the poverty measured by incomes (using the national...
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Hong Kong workers return to their activities after partial withdrawal of protesters

Hong Kong has recovered this Monday the work activity, after the partial withdrawal of the pro-democracy demonstrators on the streets of the city. Several streets in the city center are closed to traffic and many bus lines have been altered or suspended, however the majority of...
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Enrollees in the program of electric kitchens increase to Up to 36,000

The Ministry of Electricity said that until the weekend, the number of registered users for the replacement program from gas cookers to electric cookers reached 36,000. State authorities said that the gradual increase is due to a better dissemination of the government project....
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Pope Francis inaugurates World Assembly of the Catholic Church

Pope Francis opened yesterday a global assembly of the Roman Catholic Church. This Synod has the mandate to change the church, after being hit by the decline of its members in several countries, scandals over sexual abuse by priests and irregularities in the finances of the...
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Rapporteur of the IACHR rejects violence and authoritarianism toward the press

Catalina Botero, Colombian who leaves after six years the rapporteur of the IACHR, said in an interview with AFP that drug violence and the authoritarian practices of the governments to silence the opposition are the two major challenges to the freedom of speech in America....
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Citizen Participation Council will monitor agreement between Ecuador and Colombia

Supervising the compliance of the agreement between Ecuador and Colombia regarding the fumigation of illicit crops in the common border, is the objective raised by an oversight of the Council of Citizen Participation (CPC) . Waldemar Jiménez is the Coordinator of the group, which...
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Brazil expects a runoff election between Rousseff and Neves

The Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, was the most voted in the elections of October 5, with 41.39%, and will disput a second round with the Social Democratic Aécio Neves (33.78%), having scrutinized the 97.98% of the total, according to the latest official data. In third...
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Ecuador and Peru Foreign Ministers prepare binational meeting in Arenillas

Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño and Gonzalo Gutierrez from Peru, will meet in the Ecuadorian Peruvian Neighborhood Commission to define the issues to be addressed at the Presidential meeting and VIII Binational Cabinet the rulers of those nations will chair. By next...
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Correa conditions reform to increase oil revenues for the Amazon

During the last nation-wide broadcast, President Rafael Correa noted a reform on the Act 010 to increase oil revenues for the Amazon. This region receives one dollar for every barrel of oil extracted, according to the regulation. Correa said that they could increase to $ 2 per...
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