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24 candidates for the National Court of Justice did not attend the examination process

The candidates to occupy the seven seats of judges of the National Court of Justice (CNJ), yesterday took the theoretical tests, which represent 35 of the 100 points of the contest. For the theoretical test, 120 applicants had been summoned, of which 96 attended. The others must...
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WHO: We expect Ebola infections decline clearly in early 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects that the spread of Ebola virus decline “clearly” in early 2015, a senior official reported this Tuesday. “We are preparing for the future, thinking about how we will be within four to six months, when the number of...
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Synagogue in Israel suffers attack by two Palestinians, killing four people

A synagogue in Israel this Tuesday was the scene of an assault in which two Palestinians attacked to the jewish faithfuls with butcher knives, axes and guns killing four people. The attack occurred in Har Nof, an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood with a large population of...
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FARC confirms abduction of General Ruben Alzate and two companions

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) confirmed this Tuesday that they have General Ruben Dario Alzate and two companions in their possession, who were kidnapped on Sunday in northwestern Colombia. This retention caused that President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos...
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Ecuador rejects US embassy statements

The Vice Chancellor of Ecuador, Leonardo Arízaga, rejected this November 17 statements made by the US ambassador in Quito, Adam Namm, who criticized the police treatment to protester students in the country. Arízaga said that this statements “are not conducive to a positive...
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Switzerland seeks to negotiate a cooperation agreement with Ecuador

The Ministry of Foreign Trade (MCE) announced on November 17 that it received a formal communiqué from the Government of Switzerland, with regards the proposal that country will make to the Free Trade Association (EFTA) on the possibility of negotiating a cooperation agreement...
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Defense of Galo Lara submits abuse demand before the UN commission

The defense of former Assemblyman Galo Lara submitted yesterday, by the treatment he would have received during his extradition, a lawsuit against Panama and Ecuador before the Committee on Torture of the United Nations High Commissioner (UN). Lara was extradited to serve a...
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Commission received views on the term of reelection

The Occasional Commission, which is in charge of the draft constitutional amendments in the Assembly, this November 17 received several criteria on the modification that seeks to eliminate the limit for the reelection of the President and other popular elected officials. This,...
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Five hydroelectric plants delay their deadlines to start generating energy

Major hydroelectric plants built by Chinese companies may not start generating power in the estimated time by the Government. Under the terms released by the Ministry of Electricity on its website, the Coca-Codo Sinclair, Sopladora, Toachi Pilatón, and Mazar-Dudas Delsitanisagua...
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Unpaid housewives would not access to the full benefits of Social Security

The compulsory registration of housewives and even fines will be included in labor and social security reforms. According to the draft submitted by the Executive power to the Assembly, workers who do not receive compensation at home, will not access to all the benefits of Social...
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