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Ecuador seized 5.3 tons of drugs in January 2015

Ecuador confiscated 5.3 tons of drugs in operations carried out in January in different areas of the territory, including the border with Colombia, said on February 2 the Ministry of Interior. “So far this year a total of 5.3 tons were seized nationwide, of which 1.5 were...
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Capitanich rips Clarín newspaper pages with article about case Nisman

The Argentine Cabinet chief, Jorge Capitanich, on Monday ripped two pages of the newspaper Clarín in a press conference after reporting a “political confrontation” of “opposition media” by a newspaper article about President Cristina Fernández. Capitanich...
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It is not yet notified if demand by ICE rising was admisible

The Constitutional Court has not yet announced whether the constitutional claim against the 100% Special Consumption Tax (ICE for its Spanish acronym) for gas cookers was admissible or not.  Assemblymen of the CREO party filed the lawsuit on January 28 and continue waiting for a...
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The Biess will rise the goal of credits for this year

The Bank of the Affiliate (Biess) will raise the mortgage goal for this year. The holder of the Directory of the bank, Victor Hugo Villacrés, announced that the company hopes to deliver this year $ 1,320 million in mortgages, 6% more than the originally planned. In mid-January,...
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Mexico is questioned by the UN for the disappearance of emigrant minors

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances of the United Nations criticized this Tuesday to Mexico on cases of migrants and specifically, emigrant minors who disappear and are victims of sexual, labor exploitation or human trafficking. The rapporteurs of Mexico, Luciano Hazan and...
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Assembly will convene registration of organizations for consultation by Land Law

The Assembly will soon convene the communes organizations, indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian and peasant peoples and nationalities to participate in the pre-legislative consultation process by the Organic Law on Rural Land and Ancestral Territories. Organizations shall submit the...
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Critics arose on social networks because of Ecuador´s advertising in the Super Bowl

The advertising of Ecuador during the Super Bowl caused impact, generating numerous comments in social networks. The reporter for KOMO 4 News in Seattle, Jeff Burnside, made one of the comments that most impacted. He said in his Twitter account: “Hello Ecuador, why would we...
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Snow storm in the US. causes the death of at least 11 people

A new snowstorm has generated at least the death of 11 people on the east coast and in the Midwestern United States in traffic accidents caused by bad weather, NBC reported. In the US state of Ohio a man died from a heart attack after removing snow with a shovel in front of his...
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180 applicants were registered in the CPC selection contest of overseers

The National Electoral Council (CNE) received 180 applications to act as overseers of the selection process of the 7 new members of the Council for Citizen Participation (CPC), which authorities said would last until July. Since nominations are received, the CNE has five days to...
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Government approved concession to Claro and Movistar for 4G network

The Ecuadorian government and private telephone companies, Claro and Movistar , materialized the granting of spectrum for 4G and expansion for 3G, as reported on Monday, February 2 the Telecommunications Minister Augusto Espín at a press conference. With this decision, the...
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