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Quito, Mar 4 (Andes).- The Ecuadorian government has set a goal of shortening maternal mortality rates by half, stated the Health

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Guayaquil, Mar 4 (Andes).- During an event to outline the achievements in 2014 and the programs planned for the next months, Lore

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Quito, Mar 4 (Andes).- Among the countries offering scholarships to Ecuadorians in 2015 are China, Russia, South Korea, Brazil, H

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Quito, Mar 3 (Andes).- The government will  hire about 1,400 electricians that will participate as suppliers to install induction

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Quito, Mar 3 (Andes).- President Rafael Correa and ministers from various production areas and agribusiness set

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Ecuador iniciated an unprecedented transaction system through electronic money, implemented by the Central Bank of Ecuador as an alternative to the actual currency.

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República del Cacao launched a cultural boutique, a place where you can learn about the history, harvesting and production of ecuadorian chocolate thorough photos, texts and exhibits of cocoa beans. The boutique is located at Plaza Foch.

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Starting March, assembly members, mayors, prefects and officers at high level will have a salry set by the Ministry of Labor, in accordance to the executive decree that seeks to free funds.

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President Rafael Correa confirmed this Monday his attendance at the inauguration ceremony of the elected president of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, who will take over the next five years to replace José "Pepe" Mujica, and welcomed the continuation of the left in power.

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Activists of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) for its acronym in Spanish met Monday in Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, regional town of the province, to review their work strategy for 2015 and, and raised the possibility of direct dialogue with the government of President Rafael Correa.

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-The Permanent Representative of Ecuador, Xavier Lasso, and the permanent representative of the Central African Republic, (CAR), Ambroisine Kpongo signed a joint statement in which diplomatic relations between the two nations are established.

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Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, and president of the National Assembly of Ecuador, Gabriela Rivadeneira, ratified their support for the government of Nicolas Maduro against what they considered an opposition coup attempt underway in that country, in an act solidarity with Venezuela organized at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry in Quito.

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Mexican federal police captured Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez on Friday, taking down one of the country's most wanted fugitives.

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A bomb exploded near a church in the Chilean capital Saturday, the latest in series of blasts sparking panic in the Latin American nation, though officials said no one was injured.

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday refused to accept the credentials of the Indonesian ambassador to demonstrate her anger at last month's execution of a Brazilian citizen for drug smuggling.

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The Ecuadorian government through President Rafael Correa, pledged their support for the women's football team who will participate in the 2015 World Championship in Canada.

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Roger Federer crushed a familiar opponent for the 16th successive time as he made an encouraging return to the ATP World Tour after his Australian Open debacle.

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With a limit quota of 2,000 participants in the Manabi port (coast) will take place next August 9 the sixth race of the Ironman brand in South America and the first in Ecuador, which brings together three sports: swimming, cycling and athletics.

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Olympic bronze medallist Denis Ten left the competition in his dust with a flawless short programme at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Seoul on Thursday.

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República del Cacao launched a cultural boutique, a place where you can learn about the history, harvesting and production of ecuadorian chocolate thorough photos, texts and exhibits of cocoa beans. The boutique is located at Plaza Foch.

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For all the talented young designers making their names in London, the fashion industry turns to Burberry each season for glitz and glamour -- and the luxury label did not disappoint with its show Monday.

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Birdman" -- a showbiz satire about the dark side of fame -- soared to Oscars glory on Sunday, taking four Academy Awards including the coveted best picture prize on Hollywood's biggest night.

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The world's oldest psychiatric institution, the Bethlem Royal Hospital outside London, this week opened a new museum and art gallery charting the evolution in the treatment of mental disorders.

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Chile's President Michelle Bachelet on Saturday visited a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis who made a heart-wrenching video appeal to be allowed to end her life.

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Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State group militant apparently responsible for beheading a series of Western hostages, was named on Thursday as Kuwaiti-born London computer programmer Mohammed Emwazi.

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An HIV prevention pill taken by gay men before and after sex reduced the risk of virus transmission by 86 percent, according to the results of a clinical trial released Tuesday.

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Three New York residents from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have been arrested for allegedly trying to join the Islamic State (IS) group fighting in Syria, officials said Wednesday.

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Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General on Disability and Accessibility, Ecuador Lenin Moreno, called on academic and scientific institutions do "science solidarity" to benefit the underpriviliged of the world.

An HIV prevention pill taken by gay men before and after sex reduced the risk of virus transmission by 86 percent, according to the results of a clinical trial released Tuesday.

Obtaining a scholarship to study abroad is a dream that Ecuadorians can now fulfill through the National Secretary of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (Senescyt) and other institutions offering graduate programs at the best universities in the world.

Public network BBC catalogued Otavalo as a "rainbow of textiles" in a documentary that details the histroy and tradition of the market located in the province of Imbabura, which still retains the craft practices of indigenous ethnicity.

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On November 16, 2014, 1,100 students from the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCE) took the National Examination for Professional Practice. 92.2% of them passed, confirming that this University is one of the best in the field of medicine.

This Monday 20 years of the conflict are remembered, the country came out victorious, however, thirty-three Ecuadorian soldiers lost their lives in this conflict.

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Producers remember how they once were victims of speculation on prices of inputs and they are now in cantonal agricultural centers at the lowest prices in the market.

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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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Public network BBC catalogued Otavalo as a "rainbow of textiles" in a documentary that details the histroy and tradition of the market located in the province of Imbabura, which still retains the craft practices of indigenous ethnicity.

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Ecuador achieved a huge international impact as a result of the tourism promotional strategy at the Super Bowl in the United States last February 1, said Communications Secretary, Fernando Alvarado.

Two red buses go through the historic down town in Quito, many people look in awe and take pictures of this mini streetcar that takes us back to the 20´s.

Water, sun, celebration and joy were the ingredients of the Coangue Carnival, which takes place in the Valle del Chota province of Imbabura (northern Andes), known for its agriculture and for being the birthplace of great soccer players.

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