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Time magazine chose doctors who fight Ebola as “Person of the Year”

Doctors, nurses and others who fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa have been chosen as ‘Person of the Year 2014’ by the prestigious American magazine Time. “For risking, for persisting, for sacrificing and saving” lives, said the editor Nancy Gibbs to...
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President Correa: “knowledge must be placed at the center of social change”

In the XXVI Ibero-American Summit, which took place in Veracruz (Mexico) this December 8, President Rafael Correa mentioned that “knowledge must be placed at the center of social change,” promoting the science, technology and innovation, especially from the higher...
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Truth Commission confirmed 434 dead or missing during dictatorship in Brazil

The Truth Commission of Brazil (CNV) confirmed 434 dead or missing during the military dictatorship (1964-1985), according to the final report that on Wednesday received an shocked President Dilma Rousseff, tortured during the regime. “The third volume of this report...
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Hearing is reinstalled by Cofiec case

The decision to be taken on the four former members of the board of the Cofiec bank, entity that allegedly illegally granted the credit of $ 800,000 to Argentine businessman Gaston Duzac, is held by the Criminal Division of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish...
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Malala Yousafzai receives Nobel Peace Prize

The Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai and the President of the Global March Against Child Labour, the Indian Kailash Satyarthi, were awarded on Wednesday the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall, for their struggle for the rights of children. “A young woman and an...
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IACHR gave leave to proceed with petition in favor of uncontacted Tagaeri and taromenane

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) gave leave to proceed with a petition from a group of citizens in favor of the uncontacted Tagaeri and taromenane people, who inhabit the Ecuadorian Amazon. In 2006 the request was filed in the Commission and was admissible on...
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Court denies the protection action of Fausto Camacho in CNE contest

The designation of the two new members of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) will be held next week, once the ordinary justice dismissed the last protection action raised against the Citizen Selection Commission, in charge of conducting the merit and...
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Telecommunications bill seeks to amend section on royalties

The Commission of autonomous governments will meet today to continue the treatment of the draft Telecommunications Act. The legislative commission will be attended today by representatives of the employees of the Superintendency of Telecommunications (Supertel for its Spanish...
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Maduro warns the United States after sanctions imposed by the Senate

The Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warned the United States and the government of Barack Obama that their country will “come off badly” if the Senate of the United States imposes sanctions on Venezuela. “I think if it is imposed (sanctions), President...
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Tortures carried out by the CIA in Poland are confirmed by former president

The Polish former president Aleksander Kwasniewski said on Wednesday that the torture applied in interrogations of CIA suspected on Polish territory ceased following pressure from Warsaw in 2003. These statements confirm that these procedures were performed in Poland by the CIA....
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