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Candidates to CNE members already have their results

The 35 candidates of two seats at the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) were officially notified on Friday, December 5 on the scores of the merits qualification and the opposition test they surrendered last week. According to the regulations, they will be...
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Seven road connectivity projects will be promoted by the Unasur

The Secretary General of the body, the Colombian Ernesto Samper, reported on Monday that the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) promotes the development of seven road and river connectivityprojects between its 12 member countries. “All these projects touch the 12...
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UN: 57.5 million people will need humanitarian aid in 2015

At least 57.5 million people will need humanitarian aid in the world in 2015, the UN announced on Monday, specifying that the assistance includes only those whose lives will be at risk if they do not receive vital assistance. The Deputy Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs,...
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Ecuador would suffer a reduction in oil revenues because of the contracts modality with China

Ecuador has reduced its oil revenues. In part, this could be due to the modality of credit agreements and advance sale of oil to China. A barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI), a reference to the Ecuadorian oil, closed at US $ 65.84 on December 5, which was the lowest...
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Venezuela: Trial against Corina Machado will be monitored by observers of the IPU

The Parliamentary Union (IPU) plans to send an observer to Venezuela to monitor the proceedings against the opposition parliamentary Maria Corina Machado, accused by the prosecution of plotting the assassination of President Nicolas Maduro. This was announced on Monday by the...
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Philippines: Death toll by Typhoon Hagupit increases to 23

The arrival of Typhoon Hagupit has caused in three days the deaths of at least 23 people, the evacuation of nearly one million inhabitants and the destruction of thousands of homes in the Philippines. Of the 23 fatalities, 18 died in the eastern island of Samar, the Philippine...
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CAN exports fell by 4.0%

The multilateral trade among the countries of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN) reported a fall from January to July of 2014, the entity said. Exports from the 5 members countries decreased by 4.0% during the months indicated, with a total of $ 5.562 million, while in 2013...
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Municipalities deny wastage of water and get ready for the delivery of water per quotas

After the government’s decision to allocate quotas to the cantons, for water consumption per capita, the Mayors of three peninsular cantons deny there is waste. The National Secretariat for Water (Senagua for its Spanish acronym) elaborates the quota allocation plan that...
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Uruguay receives 6 prisoners as refugees from Guantanamo prison

Uruguay received on early Sunday, as refugees, four Syrians, one Palestinian and one Tunisian, released by the US from tge Guantanamo prison after more than ten months of negotiations between the governments of Barack Obama and José Mujica. “The government confirms the...
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Domenica Tabacchi says that Correa offends the women of Guayaquil

Domenica Tabacchi, Deputy Mayor of Guayaquil, after being questioned on Saturday by President Rafael Correa for her speech during the tribute to President José Mujica of Uruguay, responded saying that “the Guayaquil woman” is being offended. Tabacchi, during her...
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