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LAN Plane Carried 5 Kilos of Cocaine

is currently investigating the case of the five kilos of cocaine found on an airplane of the airline LAN, the last weekend. The flight came from Lima, Peru and it was supposed to pick up passengers in the Jose Joaquin de Olmedo airport of Guayaquil, its destiny was the city of...
Posted On 11 Oct 2010
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Retirement Pensions Increase by $40

QUITO – The retirement pensions for the elderly in Ecuador have been approved to increase by $40 today by the Social Security Institute of Ecuador (IESS). Ramiro González, Chairman of the Board of IESS, reported on Monday that an increase of $40 was made to the retirees....
Posted On 11 Oct 2010
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First Female Pilot of The Ecuadorian Armed Forces

This Friday, October 1st, Sublieutenant Rosy Katherine Granja Benítez will become the first female pilot of Ecuador. She will pilot airplanes from Naval Aviation. She aspires to especialize on flying helicopters. The graduation of the first pilot will take place on Friday,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010
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200 Employees Evacuated From ‘Teleamazonas’ After Bomb Thread

Chaos striked on the building of Teleamazonas and the transit of streets around it. At around 10h30, a telephoned bomb thread made more than 200 employees from one of the most criticized TV channels by the government evacuate their building in Quito, Ecuador. “Good morning,...
Posted On 29 Sep 2010
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Students Reject University Law

University students gathered in El Arbolito Park, a march for dignity was held due to the rejection of the Higher Education Law veto, supported by the Assembly. About 3,000 people, students, teachers and public and private universities staff are expected to go to the main....
Posted On 28 Sep 2010
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Apple Iphone 4 is Now in Ecuador

Apple’s 4th generation of iPhone hits the Ecuadorian market today. Cell phone providers América Móvil (Porta) and Telefónica (Movistar) are already offering the revolutionary multi touch screen device in different Post-Payment plans. The new iPhone will allow users to make and...
Posted On 24 Sep 2010
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Former Referee Byron Moreno Arrested for Drug Possession in the US

Former Ecuadorian Referee, Byron Moreno, has been arrested for drug possesion in a New York City airport. Moreno, who left his career as a referee and worked as a sportscaster in radio and TV, had six kilos of heroin on his underwear, the news at Televistazo in Ecuavisa reported...
Posted On 21 Sep 2010
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Posorja Builds a UFO Sighting Park

The City of Guayaquil is in charge of building Parque del Cosmos on the road to Posorja. The plan is to incorporate the astro-tourism in the region, which has seen the most of UFO sightings. This project was born over on 1983 with the help of the Ministry of Defense whose purpose...
Posted On 21 Sep 2010
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Ecuadorian Merchants Condemn Police Action in Madrid

An Ecuadorian merchants association in Madrid denouncement on Tuesday the irregular use of police force against a group of Ecuadorian in a Madrid´s park. The event took place in Lake of the Casa de Campo where every Sunday hundreds of Latin America immigrants gather to share with...
Posted On 21 Sep 2010
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Boy Kidnapped By Smugglers Gets Rescued

On April 11, 2010, Enma Corte, a woman from Sigsag village on the south of Azuay province, decided to migrate to the United States, along with her 9 year old son, and they did it ilegally through a smuggler. However, on May 4th, 2010, the woman was separated from her son by the...
Posted On 21 Sep 2010
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