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Cutrale-Safra Consortium buys Chiquita for $ 1,300 million in Brazil

The Brazilian consortium of juices Cutrale-Safra reached an agreement to acquire US food company Chiquita Brands for $ 1,300 million, reported on October 28 the firm on a statement. The company based in Charlotte, North Carolina (US), rejected on Friday October 24 its merger with...
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4 suspects arrested for the disappearance of 43 young students in Mexico

On Monday, Mexican authorities made a ​​significant progress in the investigation of the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, by stopping 4 alleged perpetrators. Mexican prosecutor Jesus Murillo, announced that two of those arrested have confessed that “were given a...
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President Correa highlighted signed agreements in Qatar on his arrival to Ecuador

After his tour in Qatar and Switzerland, President Rafael Correa returned to his activities on October 27. After his arrival at the Mariscal SucreInternational Airport on October 26, in a press conference, he highlighted the agreements between Ecuador and Qatar. On Monday morning...
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Demonstrators in Hong Kong commemorate one month of protests against the local government

Hong Kong’s Admiralty district, the center of democratic protests in the former British colony, was the meeting point this Tuesday of thousands of people with open umbrellas to commemorate a month since the start of the protests against the local government. Attendees...
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Health Ministry implements preparation plan for Ebola

The Ministry of Health along with health organizations has planed events nationwide for the training on biosecurity measures to be prepared in the case of any suspected cases of Ebola in the country. So far, personnel who could be involved directly in case of a detected...
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Elections to be held by separatists in Ukraine will be recognized by Russia

The results of the parliamentary and presidential elections on November 2 in the eastern Ukrainian regions controlled by the pro-Russian insurgents, are gonna be recognized by Russia. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with the Russian daily...
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Venezuela cancels $ 3,000 million corresponding to debt bonds

Nicolas Maduro’s government canceled 3,000 million dollars corresponding to the bonds of the state oil company PDVSA in 2014, which are due today, announced on Friday the Finance Minister Brigadier General Rodolfo Marco Torres. “We count on the total amount of...
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Maria Fernanda Espinosa was appointed country´s representative for the UN in Geneva

The former Minister of Defence, María Fernanda Espinosa, will be the country’s permanent representative to the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland, yesterday said the Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño. Luis Gallegos abandoned that diplomatic...
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New hearing of protest on September 17

On November 17 will be held the audience of judgment and opinion in support of the case that continues for the alleged crime of attack or resistance against the 31 young who participated in the demonstrations organized by trade unions on September 17 in the vicinity of the...
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Qatar plans to invest in Ecuador

The bilateral agreements that were negotiated during the visit of President Rafael Correa to Qatar would focus on selling products that are grown in Ecuador, like bananas, mango and pineapple.  “There are chances that we can export, inclu...
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