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Galapagos Inaugurated Free Wi-Fi for the Entire Islands

Several institutions have joined in a project called Redgal to allow Galapagos to have free Wi-Fi (wireless internet) in all the areas. The distance from mainland causes difficulties in communications, for this reason the project uses new generation wireless networks to provide...
Posted On 26 Jan 2011
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IEES New Hospital Was Inaugurated

Today, the Ecuadorian President inaugurated the new IESS hospital “Efrén López Jurado,” located in the streets Eloy Álfaro and Argentina, beside the Guayas River. The new hospital of the Ecuadorian Social Security Institute has 27 specialties such as: gynecology,...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Influenza Vaccination Campaign Began Today

The vaccination campaign for the prevention of influenza virus in children under 5 years started today. About 500 thousand doses of the vaccine, called trivalent, has been distributed nation wide. Minister David Chiriboga asked Ecuadorians to go to health centers an...
Posted On 24 Jan 2011
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2816 Establishments Receive Profits from Piracy in Ecuador

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported 2,816 stores selling DVDs and CDs, they all work with law authorizations, issued by the Municipality and the IRS. There are 497 locals operating with a IRS permit saying “retail sale of musical instruments, CDs, music scores and...
Posted On 24 Jan 2011
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Free Labor at Sotomayor Maternity Hospital

Enrique Sotomayor Maternity Hospital will celebrate its 62 anniversary by giving to the number 1’500 .000 infant born at the facility: Free basic education in the educational unit JoséDomingo de Santistevan; besides, the mother and her newborn baby will be attende...
Posted On 24 Jan 2011
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Funeral March Against Violence

Vicente Sarmiento was one of the organizers of the so-called Funeral March against crime, performed on Thursday at 17:00 in downtown Guayaquil. On October 8, 24-year old, Vicente Francisco, Sarmiento’s son died due to a hemorrhagic pancreatitis caused by an overdose of...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011
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Three Flooded Provinces in Ecuador

At the north of Manabí 120 people were evacuated from their homes because of a heavy rain, which began on Wednesday and lasted until yesterday at 6:00, that flooded the 40 homes where they lived. Jairo Flores, Fire Department Chief from El Carmen ...
Posted On 21 Jan 2011
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Entrepreneur Ismael Pérez P. Died Yesterday

Yesterday in Guayaquil City, businessman Ismael Pérez Perasso Olmedo died. He was born on December 14th, 1930 at the home of the journalist Ismael Pérez Castro, former Chief Director of newspaper El Universo, and Maria Teresa Perasso Carmigniani. The entrepreneur founded...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011
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Radio Sucre Executives Left Their Facilities

Radio Sucre Executives Left Their FacilitiesYesterday, Radio Sucre executives left their building, located in Kennedy Norte, after CFN seized them for a $ 3 million-dollar debt. The station’s director, Gabriel Arroba, explained that there are no problems with th...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011
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Ecuador Seduces Tourists from Fitur in Spain

Since yesterday, Ecuador promotes its Andean landscapes, sunny beaches and more of its attractions in its stand at the 31st edition of the International Tourism Fair in Spain (Fitur). About 10,500 businesses, ministries, and tourism offices of 166 countries will have the...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011
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