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Mayor Nebot reveals alleged extortion to implicate him in Las Dolores case

The Mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, revealed this Tuesday October 21 the complaints from two police officers who say they have been pressured to implicate him in Las Dolores case. According to the Mayor, 7 months the two police who referred filed a complaint over pressures, and...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Latin community of the US would vote for Democrats in the upcoming elections

The Latin community of the US will support the Democrats at the polls on November 4th and may play a decisive role in the results for the Senate in six key states. According to a poll conducted by Latino Decisions for the America’s Voice organization, released yesterday,...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Human Rights Watch: National Police used excessive force on protesters on 17 and 18 September

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization issued on October 20, an alert about an alleged use of excessive force, violations of due process and restrictions on expression freedom that would have occurred during protests of September 17 and 18 in Ecuador. In a ten-page document,...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Amazon University starts functioning

The Amazon Ikiam Regional University, located in Tena, (Napo), opened yesterday. 271 million dollars is the government investment for the University. The Human Resources Minister Guillaume Long and the Vice President of the Republic, Jorge Glas, declared officially inaugurated...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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INEC will present a tool that determines the cost of a Housewife labor

The National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC for its Spanish acronym) yesterday announced that next week they will present a tool for assessing the work of a housewife. The system is called “Satellite Account of unpaid work”, said José Rosero, Director of...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters and local government meet for 1st time

Hong Kong students, who are part of the pro-democracy movement, and the local government beganthis Tuesday its first session after more than three weeks of demonstrations. The meeting was attended by five representatives of the Government of Hong Kong, led by its Chief Secretary,...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Pistorius, sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend

The South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced today to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013. The defendant “is liable to a maximum penalty of five years in prison,” the judge Thokozile Masipa ruled, who in...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Clinical trials of vaccine against the Ebola virus begin on November 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) said this Tuesday it will begin on November 1 clinical trials in Switzerland of one of the two candidate vaccines against Ebola. The vaccine is the NIAID / GSK, developed by GlaxoSmithKline, which at the moment is already being tested on...
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The renowned designer Oscar de la Renta passes away at 82

Born on July 22, 1932 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Oscar Aristides de la Renta Fiallo, born into a prominent family of the Caribbean island, studied painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid, which allowed him to draw sketches for major Spanish...
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Fuerza.Ec held its first meeting

Fuerza.Ec (FE) held its inaugural meeting on Sunday. In which its national directive, logo and schedule were defined to start the registration process as a party in the National Electoral Council. This political organization comes after the removal of the Roldosista Ecuadorian...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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