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Electronic cash system can be used for payments in taxis

The Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE for its Spanish acronym) signed a cooperation agreement on February 3, for the implementation of the electronic system in more than 60,000 units of taxis throughout the country. Its use is not mandatory. Each taxi unit will have a identification...
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President of the Constitutional Court postulates to integrate the IACHR

The President of the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court, Patricio Freire Pazmiño, postulated as candidate for one of the four vacancies that will be opened next year at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IHR Court). The elections will be held in June and the authorities will...
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New York train had an accident after crashing against vehicle

At least seven people died on Tuesday when a train crashed against a car on the railroad tracks in the northern outskirts of the city of New York at rush hour, local media reported. The train, heading north, hit a Jeep Cherokee at a railroad crossing in Valhalla, killing the...
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Political groups come together to revoke the mandate by the amendment

Some politicians and trade sectors analyze the possibility of pushing the referendum revocation of the members of the Assembly to approve the draft amendments to the Constitution. The initiative has emerged to divulge the contents of the 16 amendments and promote a popular...
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Mexico will work to create Law on enforced disappearance for June

The Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of Mexico, Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, announced at the UN he expects that by June the country has a general law of enforced disappearance. “The General Law on Enforced Disappearance is an immediate challenge. The...
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Oil closed yesterday at $ 53.05 recovering by 7%

The price of oil West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ended yesterday’s session at $ 53.05 per barrel, registering an increase of 7.02%. Upon the completion of the trading day on the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex), the WTI future contracts for March delivery rose $ 3.48 a...
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35 supermarkets accused of hoarding food are held by the Venezuelan Government

Venezuela’s government yesterday occupied a supermarket chain accusing it of hoarding food to generate queues that, according to President Nicolas Maduro, are part of a plot to multiply discontent in the country. The President of the National Assembly and second strongman...
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Opposition proposes the creation of a commission to investigate accidents of the Dhruv

Gabriel Rivera, from the ruling party and head of the Audit Commission, indicated the research on the operation of the Dhruv helicopters will be resumed. Rivera said the previous Commission already analyzed the process of contract; Now the operation and training of the pilots...
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Taiwan: TransAsia plane crashes leaving 23 dead and 20 missing people

A plane of the Taiwanese airline TransAsia, crashed in Taipei leaving so far 23 dead, 15 wounded and 20 missing people, while rescue teams try to help survivors, reported local government. The aircraft with 58 people on board crashed into the Jilong River after making a sharp...
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CNE is getting ready to renew the Council for Citizen Participation

The President of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Juan Pablo Pozo, said yesterday that this Thursday will be announced the list of national overseers who will accompany the process for selecting the new members of the Council for Citizen Participation. Until Saturday, 201...
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