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Cesar Monje, in judicial process due to libel against Jimmy Jairala

A millionaire compensation and imprisonment could be the judgment against the President of the CREO movement, Cesar Monge, if he is convicted in the 17 lawsuits for libel, started by the Prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, against him. Each process seeks from Monge a to two years...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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North Korea recovers internet service after suffering blackout on its networks

North Korea suffered the Internet suspension on various pages of official media for about nine hours after the US announced last Friday that it would respond “in a proportionate manner” to the cyberattack on Sony Entertainment. At the time, the internet service has...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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GMO Trust sues Ecuador

The Boston investment fund GMO Trust, filed a lawsuit against Ecuador in a Manhattan federal court, reported yesterday the Forbes magazine. The demand would be because of the default bond debt of Ecuador in 2008, when the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, stated that...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Prosecutor’s office will not remove the mural with image of Febres-Cordero of the building

The Prosecutor’s office said they will not remove the mural “Cry of memory,” which is exhibited in its facade, after the request of the daughters of the former President Leon Febres-Cordero. On one side of the mural are shown Latin American dictators like Rafael...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Nicaragua begins the construction of a $ 50 billion canal

Nicaragua initiated yesterday the construction of a gigantic waterway of 50,000 million dollar, a project led by a Chinese businessman. This work aims to compete with the Panama Canal. The government of President Daniel Ortega said that the canal of 278 kilometers, which would...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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President Correa inaugurated energy projects in Galapagos

President Rafael Correa inaugurated on December 22 energy projects, an airport and a hospital in the Galapagos Islands. He toured the Santa Cruz island as part of the opening events of the Baltra wind projects, Puerto Ayora photovoltaic ptoject and the Transmission System...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Mexico: Report reveals arrest of policemen involved in Tamaulipas slaughter

The Archive of the US Homeland Security released on Monday an official report of Mexico, which states that at least 17 policemen from that country, allegedly involved with Los Zetas cartel, were arrested by the slaughter of 72 migrants in August 2010 in Tamaulipas (northeast)....
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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VAT will be eliminated for induction cookers

With 91 votes in favor, 20 against and 4 abstentions, the Production Incentives and Tax Fraud Prevention Law was approved yesterday.  A proposal from Alianza País and the production sector was included in this law, which states that gas cookers will have a Special Consumption Tax...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Conades meets again to discuss wage increase

The workers sector said they are willing to lower their initial proposal to increase the Unified Basic Salary (SBU for its Spanish acronym) for 2015, in the case that employers also make flexible their position, said Jaime Arciniega, chief of the labor sector before the Conades....
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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FARC keeps a captive soldier of the Colombian Army

The Colombian army reported on Monday that a professional soldier was kidnapped by the FARC in the Southwest of the country. The attack came one day before the mentioned guerrilla group began a unilateral ceasefire announced in Cuba on Wednesday. On Friday, in a rural area of the...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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