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The “resistance” of the countries towards the IACHR concern the United Nations

The High Commissioner of the United Nations for the human rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, expressed on November 19 his concern for the “resistance” of countries of the continent to the system formed by the IACHR and the Inter-American Court, and he agreed to...
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Russia: The United States should not give arms to the Ukrainian forces

Russia warned on Thursday that the United States not to deliver weapons to the Ukrainian forces fighting against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before the US Vice President Joe Biden arrived to Kiev. “It would be a direct violation of the agreements, even...
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President Fernandez will return to public activities next Tuesday

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, will resume public activities next Tuesday after passing an intestinal infection that had her admitted earlier this month and then a period of home rest, reported this Thursday the Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich. He said that is...
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Amendments to the constitution are debated

The Occasional Commission of the National Assembly, which analyzes the 16 amendments to the Constitution debated yesterday. Carlos Polit, General Comptroller of the State, said the changes to the Constitution are not feasible, since competences will be subtracted ...
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Worker Rights Commission meets since next week

The Commission on the Rights of Workers and Social Security, which is responsible for preparing the report for the first debate of the draft amendments to the Labour Code and the Social Security Act, will meet next week. The Vice President of the table, Angel Rivero (AP), said...
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Justice of Sweden maintains arrest warrant against Julian Assange

The Svea Court of Appeal (Sweden) decided this Thursday to keep the remand order, issued in absentia, in 2010 against the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, by four alleged sex crimes. The appeal rejected the the defense process by considering that this order is necessary because...
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Obama will announce actions to reform the US immigration system

US President Barack Obama will announce this Thursday in a televised address from the White House his expected executive actions to reform the immigration system. In a video posted on Wednesday by the White House account in its social network Facebook, Obama himself says he will...
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Mipro would support public-private partnerships

The Minister of Industry and Productivity, Ramiro Gonzalez, said that investment in Ecuador would be allocated unevenly. In Quito and Guayaquil it exists more economic dynamism than in the rest of the country. For this reason, the Government announced yesterday that it will...
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Correa visits the construction of the hydroelectric plant Coca Codo Sinclair

President Rafael Correa yesterday toured the construction works of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant, located between the provinces of Napo and Sucumbios. Correa noted that the “project deadlines will be met,” so its operation would begin in 2016. Correa...
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General kidnapped by FARC will be liberated after agreement with the Colombian government

The FARC and the government of Colombia agreed the conditions to release “as soon as possible” a general and four other captives in the hands of the rebels, announced this Wednesday diplomats from Cuba and Norway. “The parties have agreed on the conditions for...
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