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President of Ukraine announces meeting with Putin for unclogging peace process

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko announced yesterday he will meet in January with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin, to unclogging the peace process in the east of the country, whilst ruled out an early entry into NATO. “My diplomat year will begin on January 15...
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CES received new curricula of administrative careers

Four universities with administrative careers submitted to the Council of Higher Education (CES for its Spanish acronym) the drafts of the redesigns of their curricula, according to the Ecuadorian Academic Network of Wide Field Administration Careers (Raeca). These are the...
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Reforms to the Traffic Law were approved

The reforms to the Traffic Law were finally approved this December 29, after President Rafael Correa issued his observations. The changes will take effect in the next 48 working hours. One of the points to reform has relation with the mechanism to obtain the license for...
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Number of deaths in Greek ferry fire rises to 12

Ten people died in total on Sunday, in the fire at the “Norman Atlantic” ferry, off the Albanian coast on the Adriatic Sea and 427 were rescued, but uncertainty remains about the actual number of passengers on board. The previous balance counted eight dead, but...
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Law to face the fall in oil prices in 2015 goes into effect today

The President of the Republic, Rafael Correa, made no observations and sent directly to the Official Register the Law of Production, Incentives and Tax Fraud Prevention. This law is part of governmental measures with which the government intends to deal with the fall in oil...
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AirAsia plane wreckage and corpses are found by Indonesian authorities

The Indonesian Army found today fuselage remains and corpses at the south coast of the Borneo island, which correspond to the AirAsia plane, disappeared on Sunday, according to the head of Indonesian rescue services, Bambang Sulistyo. The Indonesian navy recovered in the Java Sea...
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The Assembly would appoint two members of the CNE on January 7

The new period of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) would begin on January 7 with the appointment of two new members, Carlos Tayupanta and Gloria Toapanta in the National Assembly. Internal sources of the CNE reported that would be the expected date for...
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Law on Production Incentives frees induction cookers from VAT

Since this December 29, the Organic Law of Production Incentives and Tax Fraud Prevention was promulgated in the Official Gazette, after six days it was approved in second debate by the National Assembly. With this, induction cookers will not be taxed with the value added tax...
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Indigenous refuse to vacate their headquarters in the day of Resistance

The Indigenous said they want to prove that their headquarters is their home. After the announcement of the Government that the loan agreement with the indigenous organization will be revoked, CONAIE has organized different activities at its headquarters in the north of Quito....
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Oil ends at its lowest level since 2009 in New York

The price of oil was positioned at its lowest level in five and a half years on Monday in New York, a market that has been hit by fears about the global supply of oil. A barrel of “light sweet crude” (WTI) for February delivery fell USD 1.12 to 53.61 at the New York...
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