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H1N1 Virus Takes its Ninth Victim

A 39-year-old woman from the province of Imbabura, Ecuador, died yesterday due to the H1N1 virus. According to ECTV, public television channel, the woman died when she arrived to the medical center with respiratory complications. This becomes the ninth death caused by H1N1 in the...
Posted On 19 Jan 2011
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Water Cuts Due to Interagua Maintenance

Interagua is still undergoing maintenance, surveys and interconnections are being held, for this reason water services will be suspended today in various southern, central, and north zones of Guayaquil. The suspension of water service in Libertad II, Villa Rosario S.A....
Posted On 18 Jan 2011
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Rafael Correa Rejects Reina del Camino Operation

After meeting in San Isidro with the families of those who perished in the crash of Reina del Camino, president Rafael Correa said that neither the Transit Commission, nor him will accept the decision that the first temporary judg...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011
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Radio Sucre Was Seized

National Finance Corporation (CFN) seized the building where Cadenar system (Radio Sucre, Cupido, and Sistema Dos chain station) operates, due to a $ 2’600.000 dollars debt. Employees from the radio stations were forced to leave the facilities and enable the automatic mode...
Posted On 18 Jan 2011
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Traffic Law Amendments Include Tougher Penalties

The new Traffic Law amendments were approved last Thursday, sanctions and penalties for traffic violations have been modified. The point system of licensing has also changed its point recovery procedure. The penalty for those who drive under the effects of alcohol and cause an...
Posted On 15 Jan 2011
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No Mobile Signal Inside Banks

Due to the numerous robberies in banks by sacapintas, locking devices will be installed in bank offices. These devices inhibit cellular signal, preventing people inside the banks to make or receive calls on their mobile phones, this does not cause any damage on the phones...
Posted On 14 Jan 2011
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Reina del Camino Buses Will Not Operate Anymore

On December 24th, a fatal accident blood stained the Christmas season of many Manabi families. A bus from Reina del Camino cooperative fell into a ravine, about 200 feet deep on the Flavio Alfaro-San Isidro road. The bus, carrying 70 passengers, crashed because it was over...
Posted On 12 Jan 2011
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Air Security Operative Inaugurated

Yesterday was inaugurated the air security operative which will overfly Guayaquil and Guayas province for 12 hours per day, from 6:00 until 18:00. Police and the National Commission of Land Transport, Traffic, and Road Safety (Cntttsv) are working together in order to fight...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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Emergency in the Ecuadorian Public Health System

Due to the increasing number of patients in public hospitals, the government announced yesterday the 60 days emergency in the national health system. In Portoviejo (Manabi), Cuenca (Azuay) and Caluma (Bolívar), 6 H1N1 cases were confirmed. A $ 406 million dollars investment will...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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Prosecutors Closed Several DVD Stores in Guayaquil

The first operative against DVD piracy closed six stores and seized 92,800-copied movies in Guayaquil. This action was performed after the Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI), requested a legal process against 26 stores that used to sell copied DVD for their own...
Posted On 11 Jan 2011
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