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The “Clásico del Astillero” will define today the champion of the Ecuadorian soccer

For the first time, after a match between Emelec and Barcelona, there will be a national champion. Today both teams will play at 16:30 at the Capwell stadium to define the crown of 2014. After the 1-1 score, on Wednesday night at the Monumental stadium, it was established that a...
Posted On 21 Dec 2014
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Raul Castro said an “obstacle” was removed in relations between Cuba and the US

The President of Cuba, Raul Castro, said on Saturday that an “obstacle” was removed in relations between the island and the United States with the agreements reached with the US President Barack Obama to restore diplomatic ties. “The Cuban people are grateful...
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Correa announced an increase in tariffs for Andean partners

The Ecuadorian government will increase tariffs on products coming from Colombia and Peru in similar percentages to the devaluations of their currencies. This measure, the President said, is because Ecuador due to dollarization, can not adjust the exchange rate to counter...
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Unilateral ceasefire from the FARC began in Colombia

Early yesterday started the unilateral and indefinite cease-fire from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC for its Spanish acronym). The truce began at 00:01 and is the first of unilateral and indefinite character since the start of peace talks in Cuba, in November of...
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Ecuador signs memorandum with Russian oil company

The Coordinating Minister for Strategic Sectors of Ecuador, Rafael Poveda, and the representative in Latin America of the Russian State Oil Company, Rosneft, Mikail Hrafinin, signed a memorandum of understanding to seek investment in the hydrocarbons sector in Ecuador....
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Ecuador competes with Holland in export of Flowers

Ecuador has opened space as competition from Holland in exporting flowers. Sales to Europe from Colombia and Ecuador registered a boom. Between 2003 and 2012 the two countries have had an increase of 10 and 90%, respectively. Exports of the product for 2014 will be around the...
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