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Activist sentenced for insulting President Correa is coming out of prison

Activist Carlos Figueroa is prepared for his release next January 21, date when the sentence he is serving meets, for insulting President Rafael Correa, while the defense of the former assemblyman Cléver Jimenez and his former advisor Fernando Villavicencio, announced he will...
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Nicolas Maduro: Venezuela is not a “broken country”

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reiterated on Wednesday that Venezuela is not “a broken country” after his meeting in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. “Sometimes there is a whole international conspiracy to try to appear in the world to...
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Vatican grants 3 million euros to combat Ebola in Africa

The Vatican announced on Wednesday it will allocate EUR 3 million ($ 3,546,000) to combat Ebola in West Africa and urged the private and public agents to also increase funding aimed at combating this disease. The Holy See reported that “funds will be available to the...
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Indigenous have more than one reason to stay in their protests

Indigenous give place to more topics on their list of alarm that has been prooduced around the announcement of the Government. The first is the termination of the bailment agreement for the occupation of the headquarters of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador...
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Foreign observers will be present at the election of the new Participation Council

The President of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Domingo Paredes, said on the sidelines of the adoption of the oversight regulation for the process, that the election of the new Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs for its Spanish acronym) would be a...
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Sexual and professional soccer players work will be included in the Draft Labor Law

Ruling party members unveiled two new issues in the first debate of the draft Law for the Labor Justice and Recognition for the Household Labor. These are: sex work and professional soccer activity; and shall be included in the report of the second debate for final approval....
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Oil price falls to $ 47.93

Oil closed yesterday in New York at less than $ 50 per barrel. A barrel of “light sweet crude” (WTI) for February delivery fell $ 2.11, ending at $ 47.93 on the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex), which is the lowest level since April 2009. “Concerns persist...
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ELN guerrilla willing to negotiate peace with the Colombian government

The guerrilla of the National Liberation Army (ELN) of Colombia, announced on Wednesday their willingness to attend a peace dialogue with the government and to consider the surrender of weapons to end an armed conflict of five decades. On the 50th anniversary of the taking of...
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Cuba has released some “political prisoners” according to the US

The government of Cuba released some of the 53 detainees that Washington considers political prisoners, said on Tuesday the State Department, when both countries advance towards the normalization of diplomatic relations. “Many of these detainees have already been...
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Superintendent of Banks of Ecuador resigns

  Pedro Solines Chacón, Superintendent of Banks of Ecuador, submitted his resignation yesterday to the position held since 2011. In his resignation letter, of irrevocable character, he indicated that he leaves his position for personal reasons. In the website of the...
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