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Multilateral measures to replace safeguards would be defined this week

The government would define this week the multilateral measures that would replace exchange safeguards that are currently applied  to imported products from Colombia and Peru. The Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa, said: “we will go from bilateral to multilateral...
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Dhruv case: COAD anticipated in 2009 “news” in the purchase of helicopters

In May 2009 the Air Operations and Defense Command (COAD for its Spanish acronym) of the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE for its Spanish acronym) anticipated “news” in the technical specifications in the engines of five (than seven) Dhruv helicopters, acquired in 2008 for $...
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Ecuador will participate in March in international flower fiar

A delegation of Ecuador will participate in next March at the World Floral Expo event, to be held in Los Angeles (United States). The appointment will bring together producers, exporters, importers, logistics area and specialized firms in the developing of new varieties of...
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UN demands to the hutíes to relinquish power and negotiate

The United Nations Security Council demanded on Sunday February 15 that the hutíes militiamen withdraw from government agencies that control, release the President Abed Rabbo Mansur Hadi and negotiate “in good faith” an exit from the crisis. This resolution, submitted...
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Greeks protest against austerity measures imposed by the EU

Over 25,000 protesters gathered yesterday in different parts of Greece to support the new leftist government of Alexis Tsipras and protest against austerity measures imposed by the European Union (EU). In the capital, Athens, at least 18,000 people were gathered last night, while...
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Snowstorm affects northwestern United States

A new snowstorm yesterday left the northeastern corner of the United States, with almost zero visibility in coastal areas. This would be the fourth attack of the winter weather in less than a month. Piles of snow over two meters caused by previous storms could be seen un some...
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After the end of the legislative recess new authorities will be defined

After the legislative vacancy, lawmakers of Alianza País (AP) shall address the renewal of the authorities of their block. On May 14, at the second anniversary of the current administration, the legislative leadership will decide on the renewal of the authorities or if they...
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Ceasefire is respected in eastern Ukraine with some incidents

The presidents of France, Russia and Ukraine, François Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a teleconference in which they greeted the fact that the ceasefire is being respected mostly in eastern Ukraine. The ceasefire took effect...
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Thick layer of ice in the south of Quito

The hail that fell on February 14 blocked one of the main roads of southern Quito. From the Atahualpa Avenue to the northern boundary of La Magdalena a white imprint of hail was observed. The Teniente Hugo Ortiz Avenue blocked the intersection with the Cabo Iturralde street...
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Leopoldo López suffers attack in Ramo Verde prison according to his wife

Lilian Tintori, wife of the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, told EFE that on Saturday a military command melted with torches the cell bars of politician and former mayor Daniel Ceballos in Ramo Verde prison and destroyed the interior thereof. “The military came...
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