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Defector’s former bodyguard of Diosdado Cabello implied him in drug trafficking network

Venezuelan officials confirmed on Tuesday the defection of a former bodyguard of Diosdado Cabello, president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, which according intentional means implies the official in a drug trafficking network. “Defected in the month of December the...
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Cargo ship “La Floreana” ran aground in the Galapagos Islands

The cargo ship ‘La Floreana’ ran aground early today in front of Puerto Ayora, in the Bahía Naufragio locality, at Galapagos Islands, said the Armed Forces through their twitter account. The boat carrying groceries, gas cylinders, tanks with various products, cars and...
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Judicial, Electoral, and Transparency functions submitted their accountability to the Assembly

The plenary session of the National Assembly heard yesterday the accountability of the three functions of the state and various institutions that submitted the balance of their work over the past year. Gustavo Jalkh, Chairman of the Judiciary; Galo Chiriboga, Attorney General;...
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Poroshenko calls on Putin to intercede before pro-Russians to stop fighting

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said on Wednesday he sent a letter to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, asking him that Moscow exercises control of the pro-Russian militias who are fighting against Kiev and to press for a ceasefire. “On Monday, I sent a letter...
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Representative of Ecuador gives recommendations to the Swedish government on Human Rights

Within the framework of the ‘Second Cycle of the Periodic Review of Human Rights of the Kingdom of Sweden,’ María Fernanda Espinoza, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva, spoke making “several recommendations for the Swedish...
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Carlos Ramírez was reelected as president of the CNJ

Carlos Ramirez was reelected as president of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym), for the next three years. On Monday the seven new judges were inaugurated, once the process of partial restructuring of the highest court of justice was completed. The...
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Mexican Attorney legally declared dead the 43 missing students; Parents reject version

Mexican Prosecutor´s Office assured on Tuesday they already have “legal certainty” that the 43 students missing in Iguala (south) were killed by drug hitmen, although only one of them has been identified through DNA testing. The research, supported by the confession...
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Comex makes more flexible the charge of safeguards to Peru and Colombia

The Director of the National Customs Service of Ecuador, Xavier Cardenas, announced yesterday the decision of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) to exclude 160 subheadings of the safeguards imposed on products from Colombia and Peru. This would be done through a resolution...
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WTI oil barrel rose to $ 46.23 in New York

Oil prices closed higher in New York, a day after recording its lowest price since 2009. A barrel of “light sweet crude” (WTI) for March delivery rose $ 1.08 to 46.23. While, in London, a barrel of Brent North Sea for the same delivery further increased $ 1.44 to $...
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Snowstorm in the US was milder than expected

The intense snowstorm Juno, with winds greater than 110 kilometers per hour (70 m / h), arrived yesterday to the east coast of the United States, from New Jersey to Maine. The storm had not the strength expected in places like New York and Philadelphia. Despite being much milder...
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