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Nebot will not be present in formal ceremony of October 9

The mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, will not be present in the delivery of floral offerings in the Column of the October 9 Heroes, together with the Ministry of Defense, in the event that takes place each year from 08:00 until 08:30, said the council. Vicente Taiano B., city...
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Silva will direct her support to Neves for the second round of elections in Brazil

The former presidential candidate of Brazil, Marina Silva, will support the Social Democrat Aécio Neves to defeat Dilma Rousseff in the second round, the O Globo newspaper reported. Instead of asking for a charge in return, as a tradition in Brazilian politics, the environmental...
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Cpccs approves part of the regulation to choose media defenders

The Council of Citizen Participation (Cpccs) approved on the morning of October 7 a part of the regulations for the public contest, with which the defenders of audiences and readers of the media nationwide will be designated. 61 nationwide medias: 34 radio stations, seven...
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Relatives of missing students in Mexico summon a march

This Wednesday family, friends and colleagues of the 43 missing students of the School of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero state, convened to conduct a mass protest against local authorities, by calling for a march. This demonstration will be held in the City of Mexico, and the tour will go...
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Mayor Nebot expects that CC “does not receive orders from second fiddles or generals.”

The Mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, said on October 7 that he expects that when the Constitutional Court (CC) has the questions of the proposed referendum to define the rising of the urban transport fares in the city, “it does not receive orders from second fiddles or...
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Autonomous Decentralized Governments authorities support continuity of Correa´s government changes

More than 600 authorities of the Autonomous Government Decentralized of Ecuador submitted their support to President Rafael Correa in the development process to the continuity of changes and advance of competences decentralization, in the context of the meeting “We are...
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Commission will issue a ruling on the case of the telephone company Claro in a month

The President of the Commission of First Instance of the Superintendency of Market Power Control (SCPM for its Spanish acronym), Fernando Benitez, said that a ruling will be made in the case of Conecel (Claro) within a month.  The commission is investigating whether Conecel...
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The company that will build the new port will be announced in late December

The Minister of Transport and Public Works (MTOP), Paola Carvajal, said by late December the company that will build the new deepwater port in Posorja (Guayaquil), will be announced. She added that so far there are four international companies interested. Carvajal, said that the...
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6.4 magnitude earthquake leaves 300 injured and 50,000 displaced in China

On Tuesday night, the Chinese province of Yunnan (southwest) suffered a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, which left one dead, over 300 injured and 50,000 displaced. “Many houses collapsed and we are investigating the human losses,” said a local authority. The epicenter was...
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Correa says that the Mayor of Guayaquil has to assume the transit jurisdiction

President Rafael Correa pronounced on the position of the Mayor of Guayaquil Jaime Nebot on resisting to assume the transit responsibilities. “He (Nebot) has, like it or not, to take responsibility. Nebot is fighting against himself and against the rule o...
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