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Elders Had Dinner at 9 de Octubre

9 de Octubre Avenue became pedestrian last night. 360 tables covered with white tablecloths and chairs were placed in the center of the famous avenue, giant screens, a stage, and people walking by the Av. 9 de Octubre drew the Pacific Pearl out from the routine. It was 19:00 and...
Posted On 29 Dec 2010
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Taxis Will Have a Panic Button

Guayas Taxi Union (UTG) is conducting a safety campaign to fight against crime. UTG announced on Tuesday the installation of a panic button that will link the units with the National Police; 300 units already have it. After the activation of the button, the Police will sent an...
Posted On 28 Dec 2010
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No Gasoline on December 31st

From 22:00 (today) to 06:00 am tomorrow, gas stations will not give attention to the public by order of Benemérito Cuerpo de Bomberos de Guayaquil (the Fire Department of Guayaquil) in order to prevent possible fires that may result from the burning of dolls on new year’s eve. In...
Posted On 28 Dec 2010
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Christmas Mass at Industrial Molinera

Today, December 24, Industrial Molinera, lead by  businessman Alvaro Noboa, performed their annual mass to commemorate the Christmas Eve. The event was followed by the preachers words on the birth of Christ and the love that mankind must express to each other. During the mass the...
Posted On 25 Dec 2010
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Christians Celebrate Christmas at Holy Land

The Highest authority of the Holy Land at Rome, Monsignor Fuad Twal, made his solemn entry to the Palestinian city of Bethlehem to begin the Christmas celebration with the Christians of the region which are mourning for the killing and the exodus of Christians in Iraq. Monsignor...
Posted On 24 Dec 2010
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Confirmed Cases of H1N1 Flu in Imbabura

The Izquieta Perez Institute in Guayaquil confirmed three of the four possible cases of H1N1 influenza reported by the Health Department yesterday in Imbabura. Yuling Reascos, provincial health director, said the first confirmed case corresponds to one of the interns o...
Posted On 23 Dec 2010
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December 31 Will Be Holiday

On December 31 no one will work. This was a decision made by the Minister of Tourism Freddy Ehlers. This action seeks to promote domestic tourism in the country, it also wants Ecuadorians to enjoy and explore different places of the country in the last 2010 holiday. The holiday...
Posted On 22 Dec 2010
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Three Cities in Irak Suspended Christmas

The constantly threats of Al Qaeda against Christians caused the suspension of pre Christmas celebrations in three cities of Irak. After the bloody attack suffered in a Baghdad church, some cities like Kirkuk, Mosul, and Basora will not decorate their churches with Christmas...
Posted On 22 Dec 2010
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First Case of Dengue Fever Detected

A 15-year-old girl who was admitted ten days ago in the women’s room of the Hospital of Infectious Diseases José Daniel Rodríguez Maridueña, is the first reported case of positive dengue fever. Symptoms of dengue include fever, chills, abdominal pain and pain behin...
Posted On 21 Dec 2010
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“Happy Meal” Toys Could Be Banned

Monet Parham, Californian mother of two children, sued McDonald’s, to prohibit the toys from the “Happy Meal”. The mother argues that the toys attached to the product encourage children to eat junk food, which is harmful for their health. McDonald’s should...
Posted On 20 Dec 2010
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