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Housewifes will pay between USD 2 and 45 for access to a pension

The Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS for its Spanish acronym) has already designed the table of contributions for housewives who will access to the pension benefit. The draft project provides that pensions are financed from the state and housewife contributions....
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Colombian army continues the search of the general captured by FARC

The search of the general prisoner of the FARC in Colombia continues this Wednesday, with the hope of an early release that allows to relaunch the peace process with the communist guerrillas, suspended at meeting two years of its opening this Wednesday. Some 1,500 troops plus...
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Electronic money: 161 accounts are opened in two days of its operation

On the second test day for the operation of electronic money, the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym) reported that a total of 161 accounts were opened and already achieved major transactions such as payments and recharges of money with this financial system....
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Today FUT organizations will march against government decisions

Organizations belonging to the United Workers Front (FUT for its Spanish acronym), social fronts, students, indigenous and peasants will carry out today the third mobilization, in less than six months, with a platform that involves the rejection of the Labour Code, of Decree 16,...
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Peña Nieto’s wife announces the sale of buy-sell rights of luxury home

Angélica Rivera, wife of the President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, announced yesterday that she will sell her rights to a residence located in a luxurious area of Mexico City, to prevent continue being subject of criticism. “I made the decision to sell the rights under...
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National Assembly approved a new law for the electricity sector

With 88 votes in favor and 23 against, the plenary of the National Assembly yesterday approved the draft Organic Law of the Public Electricity Service. After nearly four hours of debate with the participation of 21 assembly members from the ruling party and the opposition, the...
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Reform to NSA surveillance program is blocked

On Tuesday, the US Senate refused to consider the draft USA Freedom Act as part of the reform to the US surveillance program since the revelations of Edward Snowden in 2013. Despite the support of President Barack Obama and backed by Silicon Valley groups and large technology...
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Galo Lara would have delivered the list of his visits in the prison

During his first day of confinement, the former legislator Galo Lara would have already been visited, according to the Minister of Justice, Ledy Zuniga. “At 15:00 of Saturday November 15, at the Rehabilitation Center of Cotopaxi, Lara received Mauricio Zaldumbide. All...
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Russia calls for mutual respect of interests to cooperate with the US

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured this Wednesday that Russia is ready to cooperate at all levels with the US, according to the principle of mutual respect for the interests of both powers. “We are ready for practical cooperation with our American partners at all...
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Yasunidos ask Petroamazonas to testify in the Assembly

On November 18th, the Yasunidos group submitted a report with observations on oil exploration of the blocks 41 and 31, within the Yasuni National Park. At a press conference, members of the group requested that the Commission on Biodiversity of the Assembly, which is responsible...
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