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FIFA grants the Ballon d’Or 2014 to the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo was the winner for the second consecutive year of the Ballon d’Or of the 2014 season, awarded on Monday by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). As the best player of 2014, Ronaldo, 29, surpassed the Barcelona...
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CONAIE plans a convention for March

The order of the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) to the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) to return the seat that was granted to them in commodatum in 1991, is a theme that keeps the organization holding conversations and meetings....
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Haiti remains in crisis after five years of devastating earthquake

Haiti commemorated on Monday the 5th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince in 2010, with thousands of people still living in camps considered at risk of natural disaster and amid an intense political crisis. On Sunday, hundreds of protesters...
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The FARC reported that “military siege” threatens unilateral ceasefire

The FARC reported on Sunday in Havana that the Colombian army intensifies the “siege” against their units in the Llanos Orientales and the Cauca, which endangers the unilateral and indefinite truce declared last December 20. “The military siege against guerrilla...
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General Comptroller´s office will not investigate allegations of Assemblyman Andres Paez

The General Comptroller´s office indicated it will not investigate the alleged 27 banking transactions of more than $ 22 million that would have been sent from Hong Kong and Panama institutions to two people in the country, submitted by Assemblyman Andrés Páez. The institution...
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Colombia and Ecuador will discuss about trade issue

Trade ministers from Ecuador, Francisco Rivadeneira, and Colombia, Cecilia Alvarez-Correa, are scheduled to meet this Wednesday January 14 in Quito. According to a press release from the Ecuadorian Ministry of Commerce, a “creative and objective dialoque on issues of...
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EU ministers agree to strengthen border and Internet Securities

The Interior Ministers of Spain, Germany, UK, Italy and Belgium, agreed in Paris to strengthen the control of the EU external borders, the control of travelers and broadcast content on the Internet. The meeting, held in response to the attacks that left 17 fatalities in France...
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Ecuador foreign debt rises to 31.6%

Ecuador’s foreign debt grew by 31.6% in one year. Between November 2013-2014, the figure went from $ 12,847.4 million to $ 16,913.4 million, according to a press release from the Ministry of Finance. Throughout this year there were several changes. In 2013, China’s...
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Parliamentarians meet in Quito to discuss security and cyber espionage

Around 240 parliamentarians from 17 countries of Asia and the Pacific are in Quito since yesterday for the Twenty-Third Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum, to discuss policies on climate change, security, cyber espionage and terrorism. The forum started on Sunday and...
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Venezuelan Vice President threatens to prison those who attempt to protest

The Vice President of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, threatened with jail on Saturday those who try to disrupt order in the country, generated by the long lines of shoppers in supermarkets by shortages of consumer goods. Arreaza warned that “there are still plenty of cells...
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