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Leader of Los Caballeros Templarios cartel of Mexico is arrested

Servando Gómez, alias “La Tuta,” considered Mexico’s most wanted drug lord and the only leader released of the weakened Los Caballeros Templarios (Templar Knights) cartel, was arrested on early Friday by the Mexican federal police. Gomez was captured in Morelia,...
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$35 K is the limit for electric vehicles to not pay taxes

Only electric vehicles imported that have a cost of up to $ 35,000 will be fully exempt from duties and taxes, indicated the Minister of Production Richard Espinosa. Espinosa explained that these vehicles will be “exempt from all, 0% duty, 0% special consumption tax, 0% VAT...
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Colombia and Ecuador sign agreement of telecommunications

Colombia and Ecuador subscribed this Thursday February 26 a telecommunications agreement that will allow both countries a coordinated management of radio spectrum for the provision  services of radio and television in the border area, the Colombian government said in a statement....
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6500 workers will suffer a reduction in their salaries

The Minister of Labour Carlos Marx Carrasco announced yesterday that 6500 workers of the superior level of all state functions will have a reduction in their unified monthly salaries. Of the ten existing scales, the first will earn USD 2115; while the one that is on the tenth...
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Internet is declared as a public service in the United States

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday approved the proposal to consider internet as a public service, which prohibits service providers block certain content online to ensure its equitable use. The decision, with three votes in favor and two against, was backed...
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Ukrainian troops began withdrawal of heavy weapons in conflict zone

The Ukrainian Army announced on Thursday the withdrawal of its heavy weaponry from the line that separates their positions of pro-Russian militants in the conflict zone in the east. “In compliance with the agreements reached in Minsk on February 12, Ukraine begins today to...
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The CAF launches platform to access information about Latin America

The CAF, development bank of Latin America, launched “Scioteca,” a knowledge platform that includes publications, investigations, economic reports and development and sectoral analysis on Latin America. These are studies edited by the CAF, which are offered for free....
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The agreement between Mcsquared and Stone for the”Chevron’s dirty hand” campaign was only verbal

There is no a signed agreement between the public relations company Mcsquared, hired by the Ecuadorian government, and the American actress Sharon Stone, who should have come to the country as part of the “Chevron’s dirty hand” campaign, and for which was she...
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SuperCom refers file of the “Bonil” case to the Prosecution

The Superintendency of Communication (SuperCom) forwarded on February 26 to the Prosecution certified copies of the administrative record that formed the basis for the sanction it imposed on El Universo daily and cartoonist Xavier Bonilla (Bonil). The decision was made under...
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Mexico protests for the 43 Ayotzinapa students after five months of their disappearance

Some 2,500 people turned out to the streets of Mexico City on Thursday after five months of the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa students (Guerrero, south), in a day of protests that extended to the tourist city Acapulco. “The inability of the President of Mexico remains...
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