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Pope Francis pleased with the restoration of relations between the USA and Cuba

Pope Francis “is highly pleased” by the announcement of the restoration of relations between the US and Cuba, “with the aim to overcome, by the interest of the respective citizens, the difficulties that have marked their history.” This was confirmed on...
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Germans hopes to visit again Yasuni in 2015

From Germany a message is sent to the government of Rafael Correa to open dialogue, leave tensions behind and refocus on the Yasuní and its diversity. The President of the Environmental Commission of the German Parliament, Bärbel Höhn, is surprised about “how far the...
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Fumigations on the border would be suspended for a ‘long time’

Months ago, under the supervision of Ecuador, glyphosate spraying was resumed to eradicate drug crops on the border between Ecuador and Colombia. On this, Ricardo Patiño said: “Colombia strictly fulfilled the agreement of not having fumigated within 10 miles. In the second...
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Cuba frees Alan Gross after humanitarian US request

The Cuban authorities released this Tuesday the American prisoner Alan Gross before an humanitarian order made by the United States, said an official of the White House in Washington. “This morning, Alan Gross has left Cuba on a plane of the US government,” said a...
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Defense of Galo Lara will start an information campaign with jurists

Juan Vizueta, defense attorney of Galo Lara, said that once the process is completed, and given the “lack of investigation of the Prosecutor,” his defense considered appropriate to initiate an information campaign on the reality of the process. On these days they will...
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Parents of the 43 missing students in Mexico require the investigation of the military and the police

Parents of the 43 missing students and presumed murdered in Mexico, asked the Prosecutor to investigate the actions of military and federal police the night of the brutal attack againts youths in Iguala. Vidulfo Rosales, family lawyer, said in a press conference that they have...
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CNT would not pay for Market hoarding

The Telecommunications Law will be debated today in the Plenary of the National Assembly, where the new direction of telecommunications will be defined. The plenary session will address the bill for the sector in second debate. In addition to creating public entities to regulate...
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Death penalty is reactivated in Pakistan after attack against school

Pakistan has enforced again this Wednesday the death penalty in cases of “terrorism,” a day after Taliban terrorists massacred 148 people in a school in Peshawar, including 132 minor students. In Pakistan, the death sentences are relatively common, but the penalty...
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Socialization of amendments would start since January

The schedule of socialization of the draft constitutional amendments would start between 15 and 16 of January, said the President of the Occasional Commission processing the request for that project, Juan Carlos Cassinelli (AP). Cassinelli noted that they will visit provinces,...
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The European Union approved tariff benefits to Ecuador for 2 years

Today, at 07:00, was approved in the European Parliament the extension of tariff preferences to Ecuador for two years, said the Ecuadorian Federation of Exporters. On December 31, the General System of Preferences Plus (GSP +) expires, which currently allows the entry of national...
Posted On 17 Dec 2014
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