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IACourtHR judges Ecuador by “extrajudicial execution” of a minor in 1992

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) yesterday held a hearing for the alleged extrajudicial execution of José Luis Ibarra, 16 years old, by an Ecuadorian police officer, a fact that happened in 1992. According to the complaint submitted by the Inter-American...
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Nisman Case: Former Argentine intelligence agent is summoned to testify

The former Argentine intelligence agent Antonio ‘Jaime’ Stiuso will be called to testify, said yesterday the prosecutor in charge of the investigation of the death of Alberto Nisman, who would had worked closely with the former agent to acc...
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The two engines of the TransAsia plane failled before the crash, according to air safety council

The two engines of the ATR 72-600 aircraft of the TransAsia company, which crashed on Wednesday, January 4 against an elevated highway and then fell into a river in Taiwan killing at least 35 people, failed before the accident. This was indicated on Friday, February 6 by the...
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Ecuador inflation was of 0.59% last month

Ecuador presented a monthly inflation of 0.59% in January this year, which represents a 0.13% less than the same month of 2014 according to data published yesterday by the Consumer Price Index (ICP for its Spanish acronym) and the Ecuadorian Institute Statistics and Census...
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Entrepreneurs congratulates Ecuador by lifting the safeguard measure

Following the announcement of Ecuador to lift the safeguard measures or tariffs imposed on Colombian and Peruvian products since last January 5, entrepreneurs from the three countries expressed satisfaction with the decision. In a joint press conference they congratulated the...
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Diego Garcia was appointed as the new State General Attorney

The Plenary of the National Assembly sworn in on February 5 to Diego Garcia as the new State General Attorney . The president of the Assembly Gabriela Rivadeneira took the oath. The Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs) notified to the Legislature the...
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Texas Oil rises and reaches $ 50.48

The price of West Texas intermediate (WTI) oil, benchmark in the market of America, closed yesterday with a rise of 4.19%, finishing at $ 50.48 a barrel. On Wednesday, the price of WTI lost 8.67%.  The price per barrel of WTI closed last year at $ 53.27, the lowest of the year,...
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Investigation of the Dhruv is in charge of another commission in the Assembly

The management of the Oversight Commission of the Assembly, presided by Gabriel Rivera, was called into question on 5 February in the plenary session, after her own peers were divided by the case of the Dhruv helicopters and the investigation of the death of the forme...
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Merkel and Hollande arrive to Moscow to hold conversations with Putin

The President of France, François Hollande, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived today to present a new peace plan to Vladimir Putin for the separatist Ukraine, which is expected to help reach a ceasefire in the conflict that has caused around 5,300 deaths so far. The...
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Minister Zúñiga: Gabela case report was expert and not the final

The Minister of Justice, Ledy Zúñiga, clarified on February 5 in the Ecuavisa TV channel that the document on the death of General Jorge Gabela, which was made public, is an “expert report of the consultancy” and not the final the Interagency Commission shall deliver...
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