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Risk of Ebola in Ecuador would be unlikely, officials

The Director of Epidemiological Surveillance in Ecuador, Pablo Acosta, reported on October 15 that the national airports are not ‘scenarios’ where control measures by Ebola should be applied. That’s because, according to the official, international ai...
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CES analyzes advances in the quality of higher education

René Ramírez, President of the Council of Higher Education (CES for its Spanish acronym), noted that according to assessments made ​​by the Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance Board of Higher Education, there would be an improvement in the quality of institutions. The...
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Apple introduced iPad Air 2, new iMac with Retina technology and Apple Pay System

Apple introduced the new iPads and new range of iMac computers with the new operating system. The company said that Apple Pay system will debut on Monday, October 20th, and will be supported by more than 500 banks. This system will allow users to make mobile payments, with...
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Venezuela is elected as non-permanent member of the Security Council of the UN

Venezuela, was elected Thursday as a non-permanent member of the Security Council of the United Nations (UN) in a vote of the UN General Assembly. In addition to Venezuela, Angola, Malaysia and New Zealand were elected with two-thirds of the votes required. A second ballot will...
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President Correa qualifies report on bureaucracy in Ecuador as “a farce”

President Rafael Correa questioned the report of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), qualifies Ecuador as the second worst bureaucracy of the continent. Through his Twiter account (@MashiRafael), Correa described the report as “the ultimate farce.” The IDB...
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Peña Nieto: Disappearance of students is a “trial” for the Mexican State

President Enrique Peña Nieto acknowledged on Wednesday that the disappearance of 43 students attacked nearly three weeks ago by the police and drug traffickers is a “proof” for the Mexican state. “These unfortunate events are a time of trial for the Mexican...
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More than 60 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong, Police is criticized by abuses

Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) today confirmed to EFE that more than 60 people have been arrested so far in China for supporting the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, who have already three weeks occupying several streets of the city. Most arrests have occurred in...
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Israeli defense minister rules out creation of seaport and airport in Gaza

The Israeli Defense Minister, Moshe Yaalon, said that Gaza will not have a seaport or an airport as a result of negotiations with Israel, within the agreed ceasefire on past August. “The transfer of money and means for rehabilitation is already beginning. But the seaport...
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Review and restructuring of the CAN is posed by Ecuador

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, reported that Ecuador has raised the structural transformation of the Andean Court of Justice and the review of the system for the settlement of disputes of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN). During the 38th Meeting of the...
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Superintendent of Communication seeks to radicalize sanctions through reforms

The Superintendent of Information and Communication, Carlos Ochoa, said several reforms to the Communications Law will arise to put sanctions that are proportional to the faults committed. “It can not happen that the law asks for a simple public apology, for example, in the...
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