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Repatriation of Officer’s Body Still on Hold

Her family and friends describe her as a “go getter”, a woman full of strength. María Augusta Álvarez Zapata, the first female marine officer, passed away last Friday during a skydiving practice in Valparaíso, Chile. Officer’s death occurred during a private skydiving lesson...
Posted On 20 Sep 2010
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Alvaro Noboa Introduces The Art of “Light and Form”

Thanks to the continuous interest of businessman and entrepeneur Alvaro Noboa not only in the business encouragement but also in the expression of arts. Yesterday, September 15, an exposition took place at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum to display the outstanding works of art by...
Posted On 16 Sep 2010
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Raises on Travel Rates Causes Protests

RIOBAMBA – Social, educational and indigenous organizations along with several citizens protested in the city due to the raise on the bus travel rates. At least three provinces of the country express their contempt because of this new rate on the travel tickets. This increases...
Posted On 15 Sep 2010
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Alvaro Noboa Receives An Award

On Friday, September 10th 2010, a Solemn Ceremony took place in the Isabela Conference Room at one of the most important Hotels of the city, the Hilton Colón Hotel to celebrate 74 years of existence of the Guayaquil Chamber Of Industries. Important personalities and authorities...
Posted On 13 Sep 2010
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Enrique Sotomayor Maternity Turns 62 Today

62 years ago Guayaquil’s population registered 300,000 inhabitants. In that time 1,170 childbirths, nowdays that number has raised to 2,700 childbirths per month. People from many parts of the city and even from other provinces attend this hospital. Sometimes the maternity does...
Posted On 13 Sep 2010
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An Unknown Species of Dinosaur is Discovered in Ecuador

The 125 million years old fossil was found almost in its entirety in Cuenca, Ecuador, at the Las Hoyas deposit. The fossil was found by three Spanish scientists and indicated that the animal was 6 meters long and that probably lived in a subtropical wetland which is now the...
Posted On 10 Sep 2010
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New Model for the Ecotouristic Development of Galapagos Islands

QUITO. Ecuadorian Government authorities and representatives of the private sector will participate in the first Maintainable Tourism Summit by the end of the month. They will talk about the implementation of a new model for the ecotouristic development of Galapagos Islands. The...
Posted On 10 Sep 2010
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Young Assassins Stalk the Suburbs

Last Tuesday a merchant in the Alborada citadel went to the District Attorney asking for the approval of the Act that allows adolescents from 16 years to be charged for crimes as adults. At 19:00 merchant Sergio Alfredo Calle Rosas, of 47 years arrived home in block 708 in the...
Posted On 02 Sep 2010
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