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Patriotic Society Party expects response of the CNE

The President of the Patriotic Society Party (PSP), Gilmar Gutiérrez, came on November 25 to the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) to require a response about his referendum initiative. The questions the PSP seeks to raise are to prevent indefinite...
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Amendments to the Constitution are debated in the Assembly

This Wednesday November 26, starting from 10:00 the 11 legislators of the Bureau that processes the amendments to the Constitution meet to discuss the text that will be submitted to the plenary of the Assembly for the first debate. During the processing, a round o...
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Ecuador risk $ 14,475,000 for arbitrations

The Ecuadorian State would be risking $ 14,475,000 in case of losing the 27 processes faced by commercial disputes before arbitral tribunals: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law...
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Jairala asks to stop attacks against Guayas

The Prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, said that Guayas wants attacks to be over against officials of the Prefecture who work in the Abdon Calderon area and if they do not, the preliminary agreement to set the boundaries between Azuay and Guayas will be broken. This, after last...
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Nigeria suffers double suicide bombing leaving at least 45 dead

At least 45 people were killed and dozens wounded in a double suicide bombing on Tuesday in a popular market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, confirmed sources of the security forces. The attack was committed by two women who sacrificed themselves simultaneously when walking...
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Hague Court rejects recusal of Ecuador to fight with Chevron

The Office of Ecuador said that the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague denied the request for recusal that Ecuador raised against referees on the process initiated by Chevron, followed after the millionaire environmental lawsuit  who lost in the country. The agency...
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Police who killed Michael Brown says he has “clear conscience”

The white police officer who killed an unarmed young African-American last August in the city of Ferguson and who was not charged by justice, said this Tuesday he has “clear conscience” and that he would act again the same way. Darren Wilson said he feared for his...
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17 committees agree on salary increases for 2015

17 of the 22 sectoral committees agreed on salary increases for 2015. 11 of the sectoral tables reached unanimity in agreements. In six commissions the rise was defined by a consensus of the Conades, while the remaining five, that did not reach an agreement, it was determined...
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Hong Kong: Police evicts pro-democracy protesters and arrests 116 people

Hong Kong police evicted this Wednesday to the pro-democracy movement activists and street barricades erected by them in Mong Kok, where it also were arrested 116 people. The police used pepper spray to disperse activists who tried to prevent the eviction of the protest camps in...
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Two kidnapped soldiers were released by FARC

Soldiers Cesar Rivera and Jonathan Diaz, kidnapped by the FARC on November 9, have been released on Tuesday in a humanitarian operation by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The humanitarian delivery has occurred in an area near the town of Tame, in the Arauca...
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