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Legal review of agreements between Ecuador and the EU continues

The Minister of Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, and the European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, will stand guarantee in the second week of December, by signing a legal review of the negotiated texts by Ecuador and the European Union (EU), in the process of negotiations for a...
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Nigeria: 64 people dead after bomb attack on mosque

A mosque was attacked in Nigeria killing at least 64 people and wounding 126 after the explosion of two kamikazes and the presence of armed men, as reported by local authorities. The attack occurred in the Great Mosque of Kano, belonging to one of the most important Muslim...
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Putin submits law that prohibits foreign funding for political parties

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a law that prohibits funding from abroad to the political parties of the country, as appears in the text of the new standard published on Tuesday in the official website of legal information of the State. From now on, Russian political...
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Domingo Paredes leaves office in the CNE after draw

The President of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) Domingo Paredes and his companion Roxana Silva will leave the institution after three years in office. Their names written in Ping-Pong balls were selected in the draw, as required by the Constitution....
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Avanza party calls for reelection to be up to two years

The Avanza party will defend the thesis of allowing up to two consecutive reelections in the processing of the draft amendments in the Assembly, which Alianza PAIS (AP) sponsors. Its National President and Minister of Industries, Ramiro González reported on November 27 that the...
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Reforms to the Labour Code were discussed in Cuenca

A workshop was held yesterday on reforms to the Labour Code, which was attended by consultants, lawyers, HR managers and workers from different branches. The event was organized by the Ministry of Labour and the main concerns of the participants focused on affiliate insurance for...
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Video where a minor is shot by the police of Cleveland is diffused

The policeman who shot last Saturday to an Afro-American boy of 12 who had a toy gun did it seconds after arriving at the scene, according to a published surveillance video and authorized by the Cleveland police. Despite the short duration of the incident, the Cleveland Police...
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The price of a box of bananas will rise 33 cents next year

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (Magap for its Spanish acronym) set at USD 6.55 the new price for a box of bananas for export. That price shall apply from January 1, 2015 until December of that year. The value was established based on the banana box of 43 pounds, which...
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Rodas will meet with Correa to discuss about Quito´s subway

The technical commission already presented a detailed analysis of the four proposals for the construction of Quito; however, there are still issues to be defined. Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito, said that the report was delivered to investors (multilateral agencies) to analyze...
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FARC: Military operations of the Colombian government have not been suspended

The communist guerrilla of the FARC yesterday reported that the Colombian Army has not suspended its operations in the region where the rebels foresee to release a general on Sunday, which may complicate his delivery. “Despite the commitments and public statements o...
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