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Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall and the evacuations continue

The typhoon Hagupit today touched land in the town of Dolores, Eastern Samar province (central Philippines zone), about 21:15 local time (13:15 GMT), with gusts of up to 210 kilometers per hour. The authorities have not yet reported victims, although it is known that the typhoon...
Posted On 06 Dec 2014
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Two Al Qaeda hostages killed during US operation rescue

The American journalist Luke Somers died yesterday during the rescue operation conducted by US forces and Yemeni in the province of Shabwa, and which has also died South African citizen Pierre Korkie. Security sources and Yemeni intelligence reported that two hostages, South...
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The CAF delivers credit of $ 200 million to Ecuador for power sector

In order to strengthen the electricity transmission networks in Ecuador, the Finance Minister Fausto Herrera signed a loan agreement with the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) for $ 200 million. The Ministry of Finance reported that this project, which will be implemented by...
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UNASUR presidents inaugurated headquarters in Quito

The Ecuadorian Government yesterday inaugurated the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) in Quito, which cost $ 43.5 million and that, according to the host president, Rafael Correa, is the most modern in Latin America. The opening of this office brought together nine of the...
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