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Chilean former guerrillas will present their new political party

A group of Chilean former guerrillas who were part of an armed group that fought against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990) announced the founding of a new political party. “With the rebellion of the past and the dignity of the present” is the motto of...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Colombian government will reduce its budget before fall in oil

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas announced that his government will cut the nation’s budget on six billion pesos ($ 2,440 million) to ensure fiscal stability before the reduction of international oil prices. The official said the cuts will “implement tough...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Mauricio Rodas does not confirm candidacy for presidency despite the insistence of his followers

“2017 is just around the corner and the SUMA movement will continue growing and will achieve the application of its ideals throughout Ecuador.” With those words, Mauricio Rodas, Mayor of Quito and president of that political group, asked his followers, during the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Government seeks the commercialization of fifteen thousand electric vehicles per year in the country

The Government would aim that the sales of electric cars reach 15,000 units per year nationwide and therefrom it is expected to install factories to export to the region, said on Thursday the Coordinating Minister of Production, Richard Espinosa. Last week, the Minister signed an...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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69 people killed after Bangladesh ferry sinking

At least 69 people were dead in Bangladesh after the sinking of a passenger ferry collided with a ship, police said. The MV Mostofa, from Rajbari district, was heading Paturia, about 30 miles away, by the Padma river when it suffered a collision with a merchant ship and sank...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Bomb attack leaves at least 5 dead and 19 wounded in Nigeria

A Nigerian market town of Potiskum (north) was the scene of an attack this Sunday after a girl with a hidden bomb in her body exploded leaving at least five people dead, reported witnesses and medical sources. “At least five people were killed, along with the girl, while 19...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Ecuador and Peru are meeting this week to strengthen bilateral trade

A mission of Ecuadorian authorities will arrive to Lima on Thursday to review the technical regulations with the aim to allow the entry of Peruvian products to Ecuador. The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, Magali Silva, said they are currently working to bring...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Venezuela: Defense of Mayor Antonio Ledezma will appeal conspiracy accusations

The defense of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who was arrested for alleged conspiracy against the Venezuelan government, will appeal the decision on the grounds that the allegations are “unfounded,” his lawyer said during the weekend. “The defense will exercise...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Complementary works of mobile hospital in the IESS are still unfinished

Complementary works to put into operation the mobile hospital of the Army, installed a week ago in the north parking lot of the Teodoro Maldonado Carbo Hospital of the IESS in Guayaquil, continued the night of February 22 without being defined what day of the week it will begin...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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Foreigners could own media in Ecuador, according to Regulation

The regulation of the Organic Law of Communication (LOC for its Spanish acronym), signed by President Rafael Correa in January of 2014, established that foreigners could be allowed to own media in Ecuador. The regulations (Executive Decree No. 214) ruled that the ban for...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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