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Government expects that 70% of Ecuadorians have a smartphone in 2020

It is anticipated that in six years, seven out of 10 Ecuadorians will have a smartphone. This was stated by Alvaro Armijos, Deputy Minister of Telecommunications, in the VII Congress of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Communications, which is developed in Quito...
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Second stage of underwater search of Malaysia Airlines plane with no results

Authorities have found no trace of the Malaysia Airlines plane after tracking about 670 square kilometers in the second stage of underwater search, said on Wednesday the Australian Bureau of Transportation Safety (ATSB). The Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took off from Kuala...
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United States reports second case of Ebola in Dallas

The United States reported that the nurse Amber Vinson, 29, tested positive with the Ebola virus, according to the State Department of Health and Social Services in Dallas (Texas), becoming the second official case in North America. The infected treated the Liberian Eric Duncan...
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Neves crosses accusations with Rousseff in the first broadcast debate

Opposition leader Aécio Neves, in the race for the Brazilian Presidency with the current head of state, Dilma Rousseff, yesterday took the opportunity during the first of four broadcast debates, agreed between them, to criticize the government for the economic crisis and...
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25 countries unite to fight against child labor

Labour ministers and representatives from 25 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean signed in Lima, the statement of formation of an initiative seeking to free the region from child labor. The “Regional Initiative for Latin America and The Caribbean Free from Child...
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Remains in pits does not belong to missing people from Guerrero

On Tuesday, the Attorney General of Mexico reported that after DNA tests performed at the first 28 bodies found in clandestine graves in the town of Iguala (south), none of them belongs to the 43 students disappeared on last September 26 in Iguala, state of Guerrero. Besides...
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CES warns about illegal offer of masters

René Ramírez, President of the Council of Higher Education (CES for its Spanish acronym), warned students about an alleged illegal offer of master programs. The CES asked students to report such cases through the website http://app.senescyt.gob.ec. After witnessing the...
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Dalo Bucaram announces the creation of the FE, a new political group

Dalo Bucaram, leader of the former Roldosista Ecuadorian Party (PRE) reported that he will inaugurate a new political group called FE, which means Strength Ecuador in Spanish. This political organization will be launched on October 20. “It is the faith and hope that the...
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Tariffs for the use of electronic money were approved

Fausto Valencia, Manager of the e-money Project of the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE) said yesterday that the tariff for the use of electronic money has been approved, which would become effective in late 2014. The use of electronic currency will be a mean of voluntary payment....
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Middle America is shaken by aftershocks following an earthquake

Hours after the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that last Monday struck from Mexico to Panama and killed one in El Salvador, left many homes damaged and cracked walls; a wave of earthquakes has shook Middle America this past Tuesday. In Nicaragua, the authorities suspended classes in...
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