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Former military chief speaks in his book about the thesis of the kidnapping of Correa in the 30-S

The former head of the Joint Command of the Armed Forces, Ernesto González, who led the rescue operation of President Correa during the police revolt of September 30 (30-S),  spoke in an interview with Radio Vision on the topics that appear in his book: “Testimony of a...
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Discussion of the amendments to the Constitution will start this month at the Commission

The Occasional Commission of the National Assembly, which processes the 16 changes to the Constitution, will begin their discussion on January 19, in Montecristi, Manabí. The report for the second debate will be developed at the plenary of legislature from November to December....
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Pope Francis calls for reconciliation among religions to consolidate peace

Pope Francis pleaded this Tuesday for the cooperation and respect among religions, in order to achieve reconciliation and consolidate peace in Sri Lanka, a country that has lived 30 years of civil war. This was expressed during his speech to the Sinhalese authorities at the...
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Devolution of cars would be the cause of higher prices

Manuel Murtinho, Manager of the Ecuadorian Automotive Association (AEA), said that the restriction on vehicle imports and the decreasing quota could impact the prices of new cars. Murtinho said that would happen since more than half of the cars that were ordered to factories...
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Police officers killed in terrorist attacks are honored by Hollande

The president of France, Francois Hollande, paid tribute this Tuesday to the three police officers killed last week in Paris during the jihadist attacks, of whom he said were killed “with courage and dignity” in the fulfillment of their duty. Ahmed Merabet, Franck...
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SuperCom postpones hearing against Bonil

The Superintendency of Communication (SuperCom for its Spanish acronym) decided to postpone the hearing against cartoonist Javier Bonilla, known as ‘Bonil’, he posted yesterday on his Twitter account. The complaint against him was accepted on November 5 and Bonil was...
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Venezuelan opposition leader Capriles calls for peaceful “street mobilization”

The Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles called on Monday on Venezuelans to mobilize peacefully before the severe economic crisis faced in the country, reports the AP. “In the coming hours we will speak and say what are the actions (…), but I want to make it...
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Armed Forces will reduce imports of equipment this year

The Armed Forces indicated they will restrict the purchase of equipment involving imports. The budget provisions for 2015 exceeds $ 207 million; of which $ 54’777.655 (the highest number) will be used for the housing construction for military personnel with family and the...
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Firefighters ensure financing agreement for another year

Firefighters met yesterday with President Rafael Correa after not reaching an agreement with the National Assembly. A legal reform eliminated tax collections for firefighters in the electricity bill. Instead, firefighters had to sign payment agreements with electricity companies....
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Mexico: New clashes between relatives of the 43 missing and military

One hundred students and parents of the rural school Ayotzinapa, on Monday forced their way into a military barracks in Iguala (south), and were repelled by soldiers with tear gas, according to an AFP journalist. The protesters arrived shortly after noon to Iguala, demanding to...
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