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Workers will march this Wednesday to protest for labor reforms

Social organizations and workers announced yesterday that they are preparing a march against the proposed reforms to the Labour Code and the Social Security Act. The protest would take place on Wednesday, November 19. “In the 24 provincial capitals workers, teachers,...
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Doctor from Sierra Leone ill with Ebola virus dies in US

Martin Salia, a doctor from Sierra Leone, 44 years, who was being treated for Ebola virus in (US) hospital in Nebraska, died this Monday, according to sources of Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital where he was admitted since their repatriation. “We deeply regret to...
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Private sector signed 900 agreements that replace imports

Food, ceramics, toys, furniture, cosmetics and plastics are among the sectors in which the substitution of imports has been achieved, according to the Government’s aim to change the Productive Matrix. However, this was accelerated after the issuance of Resolution 116 of the...
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Commission initiates proceedings for constitutional amendments in the Assembly

Four topics will be addressed this November 17 by the Ocasional Special Commission to investigate the constitutional amendments: autonomous governments (GAD), relection, reduction of age to be president and the popular consultation by citizens initiative. The GADs are addressed...
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Assange announces new leak of secret files by Wikileaks

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, revealed yesterday, Sunday, that the organization prepares a new leak of secret files and criticized the role of the Google company by considering it at the service of the US Government The Australian activist did not provide details about...
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Parent’s hunger strike continues outside Mejia School

It has already been five days without eating for the parents of Mejia School who claim reinstatement for all 68 students. The Ministry of Education says there are 26 resolutions, other reports are expected. On the disciplinary proceedings, the Education Minister Augusto Espinosa,...
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Putin leaves G20 Summit and its members not rule out new sanctions against Russia

Relations between the West and Russia reached a maximum peak tension when Russian President Vladimir Putin, left the meeting before the summit of heads of state and government of the G20 ended in Brisbane. Putin did not attend the leaders Sunday lunch, although it did his finance...
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Peace talks between Colombia and the FARC are suspended for the kidnapping of a general

The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, on Sunday suspended the peace talks with the FARC, which take place since two years ago in Cuba, after the kidnapping of a general and two other people, attributed by the government to the Communist guerrillas. “Tomorrow...
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Ecuador sends commission to Italy for case of children separated from migrant parents

Ecuador sent a delegation to Italy to discuss the case of dozens of children who are separated from their migrant parents because of a strict law to protect minors. Ricardo Patiño and the Minister of Justice, Ledy Zuniga, traveled to Italy to meet with Italian authorities since...
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Field testing on electronic money initiates

Today starts the field test of electronic money, as stated the Manager of the Central Bank, Mateo Villalba. Efraín Vieira, executive of the Pacific Bank,saidthat everything is ready for the test, which will be performed in two agencies in Quito and Guayaquil. Those chosen for the...
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