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Commission will discuss veto to the Telecommunications Law

The Commission of Autonomous Governments will analyze on January 21 the partial veto to the Telecommunications Law submitted by the Executive branch. The session is scheduled at 17:00. This was confirmed by Assemblyman Angel Vilema (AP), who is Vice President of the Commission....
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IMF downwards the growth forecasts of the world

The institution directed by Christine Lagarde indicated that the world will grow less than they had estimated in October, when even then, expectations had already been lowered with relation to the previous ones. The global growth for 2015 is expected to be between 3.5% and 3.7%,...
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14 new laws would be pending on the legislative agenda of Alianza PAIS

The twelve coordinators of Alianza PAIS (AP) are scheduled to meet this January 21 to define the date of the workshops,where the legislative agenda for this year will be discussed. President Rafael Correa would not attend these meetings, but the Secretary of Political Management,...
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Obama: The US Congress must lift the trade embargo on Cuba

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the US Congress must start “this year” lifting the trade embargo on Cuba, following its change in policy towards the island. “In Cuba, we finished with a policy whose expiration date had been passed a long time ago...
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Correa remains firm in maintaining safeguards against currency devaluations

President Rafael Correa, yesterday defended the right of Ecuador to impose tariffs on products from Colombia and Peru, as safeguards to exchange currency devaluations. “We are in contact to make the measures more flexible, to carry out consensus, but Ecuador has the right...
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Tomorrow will be the first discussion on the draft Law of Rural Land

Yesterday, the President of the National Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira, convened the first discussion on the draft Law on Rural Land and Ancestral Domain for tomorrow. The main objective of this law is to regulate the use and access according to social and environmental...
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Argentina’s opposition starts protests by Prosecutor Nisman´s death

Hundreds of Argentines gathered yesterday at the Plaza de Mayo to express their displeasure with the death of Prosecutor Arberto Nisman, who was found dead at his home the morning of the day he would submit before court documentation on the Argentine government and its alleged...
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The CNE approved the oversight for Cpccs contest

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) approved on January 20 the oversight call for competition for the renewal of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs for its Spanish acronym). The resolution was taken by unanimous decision of the...
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President Correa: “Ecuador already changed and its Armed Forces can not be beyond regulation”

  President Rafael Correa chaired on January 20 the ceremony of replacement of the current former Commander of the Navy, Luis Jaramillo, and appointment of his successor in office, Luis Santiago Chávez. He also took the opportunity for addressing to opposition politicians...
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Jairala Defense appealed to judgment

The Defense of the Prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala (AP-Democratic Center), yesterday presented an appeal to the court, which declared the National President of CREO, Cesar Monge, not guilty of the crime of libel. Judge Djalma Blum argued that the crime by which Monge is accused...
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