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The Peru-Ecuador Binational Cabinet to be held Thursday in the border town of Arenillas will review the progress in the areas of defense, trade, infrastructure and environment, President Rafael Correa, who highlighted the good relationship with neighboring countries.

17 hours 46 min
Agencia Andes

The Peru-Ecuador Binational Cabinet to be held Thursday in the border town of Arenillas will review the progress in the areas of defense, trade, infrastructure and environment, President Rafael Correa, who highlighted the good relationship with neighboring countries.

17 hours 46 min
Agencia Andes

The Peru-Ecuador Binational Cabinet to be held Thursday in the border town of Arenillas will review the progress in the areas of defense, trade, infrastructure and environment, President Rafael Correa, who highlighted the good relationship with neighboring countries.

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The eleventh Conference of the Parties (COP) signatories to the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, will be held in Ecuador from November 4 to 9, Ecuador is the first venue chosen for this event outside Europe.

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The low unemployment rate (5.0%) and economic growth (4.3%) place Ecuador second in the region in the Index of Performance and Macroeconomic Performance (IPM), according to a report released on Monday by the Institute of Economics and Management (Iedep) of the Chamber of Commerce of Lima (CCL).

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For the 23rd straight year, the United Nations voted Tuesday in favor of lifting the US embargo on Cuba, with Iran saying the ban was undeserved given Havana's help in fighting Ebola.

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For the 23rd straight year, the United Nations voted Tuesday in favor of lifting the US embargo on Cuba, with Iran saying the ban was undeserved given Havana's help in fighting Ebola.

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Brazilian stocks rose Tuesday, recovering some ground lost the previous day as traders digested the re-election of left-wing President Dilma Rousseff.

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The National Assembly of Ecuador will not allow the "impertinence" of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) requesting the abolition of the Communications Act, approved in June 2013, which would ignore the popular will for the benefit of corporations, said Tuesday the president of the Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira.

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Quito, Oct.

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that the forthcoming summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), scheduled for the first week of December in Ecuador, will serve to review the map of the region following recent elections.

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The diplomat announced through Radio Publica the official report on the bombing that took the live of an Ecuadorian woman, Sunday morning, October 26, in Israel.

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that the forthcoming summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), scheduled for the first week of December in Ecuador, will serve to review the map of the region following recent elections.

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Brazilian stocks rose Tuesday, recovering some ground lost the previous day as traders digested the re-election of left-wing President Dilma Rousseff.

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At least 10 people were killed and 31 injured when a bus carrying students on a hiking trip crashed in Brazil, police said Tuesday.

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Uruguay's leftist former president Tabare Vazquez and his center-right rival Luis Lacalle Pou are headed into a November 30 runoff after a presidential vote failed to deliver an outright winner.

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The tenth edition of the competition that surrounded the highest active volcano of Ecuador was held last weekend and left two winners as a result: Felipe Endara and Erick Castaño of Alamo Bike Stop team, who with an estimated time of six hours exceeded the almost 140km route, during two days.

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With 500 national and international cyclists in the tenth edition of the Vuelta al Cotopaxi, three ministers decided to join them cycle around one of the highest and most active volcanoes in southamerica.

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Former France captain Zinedine Zidane, currently coach of the Real Madrid reserve side, admitted Tuesday he would consider a coaching job with his native France.

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On Thursday, former president of Deportivo Quito, Santiago Ribadeneira, claimed that Luis Chiriboga, president of the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF), offered him a payment for next year's television rights in exchange of the club's vote for January´s elections.

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Former pop star and model turned fashion impresario Victoria Beckham has come top in a yearly ranking of Britain's 100 best managers for her "finely tuned business acumen".

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After a five-year closure for what was supposed to be a two-year refurbishment, Paris's Picasso Museum re-opened Saturday with arguments over the 52-million-euro ($66-million) project still reverberating.

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A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere -- some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his project website said.

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Oscar-winner Christian Bale -- best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster "Dark Knight" films -- will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.

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Twelve Nobel Peace called on President Barack Obama to disclose how much the United States resorted to torture after the 11-S, and demanded the release of a report on interrogation techniques applied by the CIA.

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Masked gunmen on Saturday shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish-majority southeast of the country, the army said, blaming separatist "terrorists" for an attack that threatens to undermine a fragile ceasefire.

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An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital Friday.

1 week 19 hours

A bomb exploded outside the gates of Cairo University Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said, wounding at least nine people, including a senior officer.

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Ecuadorian teacher Maria Belen Camacho won the first prize in the category 'Best Educator' in the ALAS-BID contest, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank and the foundation of Colombian singer Shakira.

Ecuador ranks second among Latin American countries and the location 21 among 142 nations surveyed to assess the situation on gender equality in the world, according to an index released by the World Economic Forum.

Activists for human rights have prepared the sketch of the Organic Law of Animal Well being (LOBA), which will be presented on Thursday, October 30 in the National Assembly. The regulation looks forward to guaranteeing all species' well being.

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This is the Community Millennium Tablada Sanchez, located in the Santa Rita parrioquia in Chone. This area is inhabited by 81 families in the rural area, the Ecuadorian government relocated to make way for the construction of Multi Chone megaproject, which will provide drinking water and irrigation and flood control in this vast manabita sector.

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This is the Community Millennium Tablada Sanchez, located in the Santa Rita parrioquia in Chone. This area is inhabited by 81 families in the rural area, the Ecuadorian government relocated to make way for the construction of Multi Chone megaproject, which will provide drinking water and irrigation and flood control in this vast manabita sector.

The afternoon rolls in, the neighbourhoodin the Gaza Strip from where you can see Israel has a bleak outlook: there is not a single house or building without damage, after the 50 day war with Israel that ended on August 26th. Children come running out of what looks like ruins to greet the foreigners who are there.

200 meters away from the current Heritage Cemetery in Guayaquil- as it was demanded by the Catholic leadership of the era - in 1870 a cemetery was built to bury those who did not profess that religion. Currently the place, little known to Guayaquil, looks very sloppy, but does not lose its appeal.

Vanessa Landinez is one of the many names that evoke stories of violence against women by their womanhood and has become a flag of Ecuador struggle against femicide and impunity.

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People who attended the International Food Festival in Paris, were delighted by the Palm Ceviche, informed Institute for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (PROECUADOR)

With a recent partnership signed by the Colombian Association of Travel and Tourism and the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador, the volume of travelers between the two countries is expected to increase.

With the holiday period looming in Colombia, the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador presented this Wednesday in Bogotá, the 'Ecuador Bacano' digital campaign aimed at positioning the country among the travel preferences of Colombians.

American newspaper The New York Times, published a report of more than 4,000 words, on some of the many tourism opportunities in Ecuador; the author of the article describes what you can really enjoy as a foreign tourist.

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