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Ecuador launched its electronic money system

Ecuador launched on Wednesday, December 24 the electronic money system that allows to make transactions through cell phones. The program will facilitate users to make payments through mobile phones, with a previous payment in dollars, this process will be accomplished in three...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists suspended round of peace negotiations

The third round of negotiations between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists was canceled this Friday before even hold its second meeting scheduled for Friday in Minsk. After holding a meeting two days ago with virtually no breakthroughs in favor of peace, dialogue has become thwart...
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Pope Francis will visit indigenous people of Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador

The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said that Pope Francis wants to meet with various social sectors, especially with the indigenous peoples of South America. He added he’s awaiting the official confirmation of the Francis trip agenda to South America because, according...
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Alianza PAIS plans three decisions for early 2015

The new directorate of the Alianza PAIS (AP) movement in Guayas expects to finalize at least three decisions during early 2015: another process of identification, the election of coordinating authorities and the definition of an “ideal” political headquarters for...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Missouri back into protests over murder of armed young afro

Berkeley (Missouri,) located in the downtown area of the US, was the scene of protests on Christmas Eve this year by racial tension after the murder of another young man afro. Dozens of protesters held a vigil at the gas station in this suburb of Saint Louis where a young African...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Supercom fined Mauricio Rodas by a case of censorship

The Superintendency of Information and Communication Supercom incriminated the Mayor of Quito, Mauricio Rodas, in a case of censorship and fined him with 10 unified basic wage, ie, $ 3,400. According to Supercom, the Mayor, as the highest authority of the Municipality of Quito,...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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FARC activates release protocol for Colombian soldier captured

The FARC announced the activation of special humanitarian protocol to release “in the coming days,” the soldier of the Colombian army, Carlos Becerra Ojeda, captured six days ago in the department of Cauca (south). “We informed the country that today has...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Oil prices come to the final Sprint

The oil prices enter to the final sprint of 2014, without being able to exceed the collapse raised in recent months, caused by the oversupply in the market, partly because of the US “boom” of unconventional crude. The Texas Intermediate crude oil (WTI) benchmark in...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces and Police will not disappear

The reforms dismiss the disappearance of the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (ISSFA for its Spanish acronym), before the comments of the possibility that it could be absorbed by the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) The Coordinator Minister of Security,...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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172,000 families from Quito will be exempt from paying property tax

Councillors from Quito, along with Mayor Mauricio Rodas approved ordinance 153, which regulates the payment of property taxes and benefits 410 000 families of Quito.  “Our commitment is to work to take care of the pockets of the people from Quito … With the approval...
Posted On 26 Dec 2014
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