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Strauss-Kahn was unaware that prostitutes participated in organized orgies

The former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, tried in France by procuration offenses, stated this Tuesday before the court he has committed no crime and reiterated he was unaware that the women participating in organized sex parties were prostitutes. Strauss-Kahn, 65, appeared...
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Commission of Sovereignty, International Affairs and Security Integral will analyze Dhruv case

The Commission of Sovereignty, International Affairs and Global Security will be responsible for analyzing the contractual and pre-contractual processes of the seven Dhruv helicopters that were purchased from a company in India in 2008 for $ 45 million, of which four have...
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Surveillance on Assange in Ecuadorian embassy is reviewed by the British police

British police said it is reviewing its monitoring mechanism on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, refugee in Ecuador’s embassy in London, from June 2012, to avoid extradition to Sweden. The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (MET), Bernard Hogan-Howe, told the radio...
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Ministry of Transport will reduce the number of transit agents in Guayaquil

The Minister of Transport, Paola Carvajal, reported yesterday that the entity has resolved, under to the resolution of the Competition Council, continue being responsible for transit in Guayaquil, but it will remove from the streets 300 agents who will be transferred tothe...
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Ecuador supports Patricio Pazmiño to be judge of the IA Court HR

The votes of the countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym) and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), of which Ecuador is part, could be the definitives for that Patricio Pazmiño be elected judge of the Interamerican...
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Parents of the 43 missing students in Mexico support allegations of foreign experts

Parents of 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa assured that failures in the official investigation into the case denounced by Argentine forensics, destroy the “historical truth” of theProsecution on a slaughter and incineration. “For us it is clear that the...
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British comedian John Oliver teases President Rafael Correa during his TV show

The British comedian John Oliver dedicated about four minutes to President Rafael Correa on his show ‘Last Week Tonight,’ aired on Sunday by HBO. With his usual sarcastic style, he critized the modus operandi of the Ecuadorian President. Oliver refers to the citizen´s...
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Government will return taxes to exporters

This February 9 the Minister of Industries, Ramiro González, announced that by a presidential decree the ‘drawback’ mechanism will beformalized, the tax refunds to foreign trade, ie, tariffs and tax burdens for exporters. According to President Rafael Correa in his...
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Obama will evaluate “all options” to solve conflict in Ukraine

US President Barack Obama said yesterday he will evaluate “all options” available to resolve the crisis in Ukraine, including the delivery of weapons to Kiev, if diplomacy fails. “The possibility of lethal defensive weapons is one of those options being...
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Bonil defended yesterday his cartoon before the SuperCom

The Ecuadorian Xavier Bonilla, mostly recognized as Bonil, appeared yesterday before the audience of substantiation for the claim that 14 Afro organizations sued in October 5, 2014 against him. These groups accuse him of having drawn a caricature, which they call to be...
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