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Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean stagnate for the third consecutive year and these would just grow a 0.8% in 2014, according to ECLAC.

Exports from Latin America and the Caribbean stagnate for the third consecutive year and will grow 0.8% in 2014, due to a steady growth of exports from the region and a slight drop in imports to 0.6%, according to a report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the...
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Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to the novelist Patrick Modiano

The Swedish Academy has announced this Thursday, October 9 the Nobel Prize for Literature 2014, the awarded is the French Patrick Modiano. The jury has argued that the prize was awarded to Modiano “for his art of memory with which he has evoked the most difficult human...
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Commission will convene liquidation of Hoy newspaper

The Committee on Rights of the Workers of the Assembly will convene Edith Duke, liquidator of Edimpres. With this, it is expected clarify the state of the sale of goods of Hoy newspaper and the settlement payments to employees. Betty Carrillo (AP), President of the Commission,...
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Guayaquil is dressed in light blue and white to celebrate its 194 years of Independence.

In the morning, local authorities paid a fitting tribute to the city of Guayaquil for its 194 years of independence, placing wreaths at the Column of the Heroes, in the central Parque Centenario. The Pearl of the Pacific, the national economic engine, is celebrating, and...
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UN reports the death of almost 331 people in Ukraine despite the ceasefire

The Office of Human Rights of the United Nations today unveiled a report that indicates that at least 331 people were killed in eastern Ukraine despite the cease-fire of last September 5 between the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatist. The report, prepared by organism...
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Goal of import substitution exceeds for 2014

The Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa, said that about 900 million USD have been replaced in imports from January to the current date. Espinosa explained that the goal of replacing purchases, which was established for USD 840 million for 2014, was overcome. According to...
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Ecuarunari denies registering statute of the Confederation of Kichwa Peoples

The Ecuarunari, subsidiary of the Conaie from the Ecuadorian highlands, announced that it will not register with any Ministry through the Unified Information System of Social and Citizen Organizations (Suios), as required in the Decree 16, approved on June 4, 2013, for its legal...
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Colombia adds Panama to tax haven list

Last Tuesday the Government of Panama rejected the decision of the Colombian government of declaring the Central American country as a “tax haven” and announced that it currently works to “implement applicable measures” against its southern neighbor...
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Kerry will participate in international conference on the reconstruction of Gaza

The Department of State announced yesterday that John Kerry, Secretary of State, will travel to Cairo this week to participate in the international conference on rebuilding Gaza. Jen Psaki, State Department spokeswoman, said that Kerry will attend the international donor...
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Cenepa war former soldiers demand recognition as heroes

One hundred and three former soldiers disabled as a result of their participation in the conflict with Peru in 1995, yesterday requested the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (CPC for its Spanish acronym) to be considered as heroes and have access to the...
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