15 hours 5 min

El secretario general envió un saludo al foro del ALBA realizado en La Habana, Cuba. Esta semana expuso que nuevos virus afectan al mundo, pero Suramérica no puede olvidar el dengue y la obesidad infantil, "problemas crónicos de la región”.

16 hours 46 min

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in northern provinces of Ecuador and southern Colombia at 14:32 on Monday, the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic (IGPN) reported.

17 hours 22 min

This time, there will be addressed the mobility of unaccompanied minors, the right to family reunification of migrant communities, and subregional mechanisms for protection and response; Migration and Development, Agenda Post 2015 and advances and perspectives among CELAC-EU on migration.

19 hours 32 min

Health Minister Carina Vance, reiterated at the extraordinary summit of the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA) in Cuba, Ecuador's interest in contributing to the fight against Ebola virus and described this as a "neglected disease".

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16 hours 9 min

Patricio Rivera, Coordination Minister for Economic Progress, confirmed that if the panorama got complicated, or if there were a natural disaster, the investment budget could be modified, or even an option would be to request a prehired financing with the International Finance Bank or the Andean Development Corporation.

21 hours 24 min

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with then-president Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, on Monday joined Twitter, quickly earning thousands of followers.

3 days 22 hours

Tame wil perform a daily flight in the route Quito - Fort Lauderdale, by means of an Airbus A320 with capacity for 162 passengers, and at a price of $455.

4 days 16 hours

This Thursday, President Rafael Correa leads a meeting with ministers and other state officials to define the Annual Investment Plan for 2015, estimated at 8.300 million, aimed at a greater proportion to the development of strategic and productive sectors.

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21 hours 19 sec

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa began a tour that will take him through Qatar and Switzerland, where he will hold a busy schedule that includes two lectures and interviews with international media on Monday.

21 hours 24 min

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with then-president Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, on Monday joined Twitter, quickly earning thousands of followers.

4 days 19 hours

President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, will make a state visit to Qatar from October 22 - 23 while, on the 24 of that same month, he will be in Geneva where he will participate in an academic agenda.

1 week 17 hours

The National Secretary of Planning and Development, Pabel Muñoz, will present on Tuesday at the opening of the Global Dialogue on Post Location Agenda 2015, in an event organized by the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) in Turin, Italy.

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17 hours 19 min

A 23-point agreement was signed to combat Ebola btween the leaders of member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), at an extraordinary summit held this Monday in Havana, Cuba.

19 hours 32 min

Health Minister Carina Vance, reiterated at the extraordinary summit of the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA) in Cuba, Ecuador's interest in contributing to the fight against Ebola virus and described this as a "neglected disease".

21 hours 12 min

With a week to go before Brazil's presidential elections, a new poll shows incumbent Dilma Rousseff edging ahead of rival Aecio Neves in a race that is still too close to call.

3 days 19 hours

The president of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo,organization, Estela de Carlotto, toured with her newly recovered grandson, Guido Montoya, the Galapagos Islands, where she became a godmother of the iconic tortoise species that gives the name to the archipelago.

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21 hours 51 min

The national motocross runner got the first place in the Open 2014 of the South American Championship, held this weekend in Cochabamba (Bolivia). He also achieved the best location in the qualifying events.

3 days 18 hours

At 12:00 (17:00 GMT), Universidad Católica and Liga de Loja will play off in Olímpico Atahualpa Stadium of Quito, for the 11th date of Ecuadorian tournament; whereas, Deportivo Quito's situation seems to be worsening.

4 days 19 hours

The victory through penalties, achieved by the current champion of Ecuadorian soccer, Emelec, before the Goiás of Brazil at Serra Duorada de Goiania stadium, during quarterfinals for the South American Cup, took up national and Brazilian media.

4 days 23 hours

A cousin of slain South African model Reeva Steenkamp made a tearful plea Thursday for Oscar Pistorius "to pay" for killing her, as prosecutors sought at his sentencing hearing to see the Paralympic athlete sent to jail.

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21 hours 24 min

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with then-president Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, on Monday joined Twitter, quickly earning thousands of followers.

5 days 15 hours

Netflix shares plunged Wednesday after its quarterly report showing disappointing subscriber growth for the streaming video group which has been expanding globally.

6 days 19 hours

More than 4,800 archaeological pieces that were taken clandestinely abroad, will arrive in November to Ecuador from Italy in what will be the return known as the "greatest in the history of the country", said Sebastián González, president of the National Technical Committee for Combating Smuggling of Goods.

6 days 21 hours

Money is now only a tweet away for French people, after a bank in the country on Tuesday launched a novel way to transfer money on the social networking platform.

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21 hours 19 min

The highly contagious Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,500 people in west Africa since December and has fueled global alarm, is among the

21 hours 30 min

European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to expand sanctions against Syria, adding 16 names and two entities to the blacklist for their role in a "brutal war" against their own people.

3 days 19 hours

World bank chief Jim Yong Kim said Friday that the world was "losing the battle" against the Ebola virus because of a lack of international solidarity.

3 days 21 hours

Between July 8 and August 26, Israel and the Gaza experienced a new episode of war in a conflict that has been going on for decades. After Ecuador delivered humanitarian aid in Palestinian territory and having observed the devastation left by 50 days of hostilities in Gaza, Andes Agency spoke with the ambassador in charge of Israel in Quito, Yehuda Avivi, Deputy Head of Mission.

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The highly contagious Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,500 people in west Africa since December and has fueled global alarm, is among the

European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to expand sanctions against Syria, adding 16 names and two entities to the blacklist for their role in a "brutal war" against their own people.

Africa's most populous nation Nigeria was on Monday declared officially Ebola free but warned that it remained vulnerable as long as the virus was raging elsewhere in west Africa.

Agencia Andes

President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, made an interval during his cirtizen summary to introduce and play with his Golden Retrievers, Segismundo and Melibea, who a few days ago had nine puppies.

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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.

Agencia Andes

Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve is located in the Guayas Province of Ecuador. The 86,589-acre (350.41 km2) nature reserve is located 25 miles (40 km) from Guayaquil.

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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.

The new international airport, Mariscal Sucre in Quito, will have a Wyndham Group chain of hotels by 20125, this is promoted by Pronobis entreprises.

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