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Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger: Créditos Chinos, ¿a quién benefician?

September 14, 2013 11:32 am1 comment
Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger: Créditos Chinos, ¿a quién benefician?

El país sudamericano se encuentra casi fuera de los mercados internacionales y China lo financia a cambio de hipotecar sus reservas petroleras Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger | ElPaís.Com En los últimos días se hizo pública la noticia de que Ecuador recibió un préstamo chino por 1.200 millones de dólares en concepto de […]

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US Treasury Designates Venezuela National Guard Officer as Drug Kingpin

August 22, 2013 7:12 pm0 comments
US Treasury Designates Venezuela National Guard Officer as Drug Kingpin

Source: LAHT Former National Guard Captain Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez was Previously Indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York for Aiding Mexican Drug Cartels. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated Venezuelan national, Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez, as a drug kingpin […]

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Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger ¿Ecuador Arriesga su Dolarización?

August 14, 2013 11:29 am0 comments
Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger ¿Ecuador Arriesga su Dolarización?

Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger | Infobae.com Un irresponsable manejo en la política económica por parte del Gobierno deRafael Correa podría estar dejando al país en una difícil situación, poniendo en riesgo a la propia dolarización. Anuncios desmedidos tales como la renuncia alATPDEA, sumado el creciente balance en dólares que el Banco Central de Venezuela posee con Ecuador debido al uso del Sistema Único […]

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With lure of religious classes, Iran seeks to recruit Latin Americans

August 12, 2013 4:22 pm0 comments
With lure of religious classes, Iran seeks to recruit Latin Americans

Source: Washington Post The Mexican law student was surprised by how easy it was to get into Iran two years ago. By merely asking questions about Islam at a party, he managed to pique the interest of Iran’s top diplomat in Mexico. Months later, he had a plane ticket and […]

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Andres Oppenheimer: U.S. may reassess Iran-Latin American ties

August 8, 2013 2:47 pm0 comments

Source: Miami Herald By Andres Oppenheimer The U.S. State Department said this week it will reevaluate a recent report in which it downplayed Iran’s links to terrorism in Latin America. But don’t expect an immediate change in U.S. policy. Judging from what I’m told by senior U.S. officials, the Obama […]

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State Department Ordered Review of Iranian terror Activity in Latin America

August 5, 2013 3:25 pm0 comments
State Department Ordered Review of Iranian terror Activity in Latin America

Source: The Daily Beast By: Josh Rogin Following a report by a leading Argentinian prosecutor, the State Department has decided to reexamine its own assessment of Iran’s growing infrastructure to support terrorist activities in Latin America. President-elect Hassan Rowhani waves as he attends a press conference in Tehran on Monday. (Behrouz […]

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Correa was aware of Chávez’s serious health condition prior to last surgery

July 31, 2013 2:00 pm0 comments

Source: El Universal Tuesday July 30, 2013  04:12 PM “I was told (by Cuban leader Fidel Castro) that the issue (President Hugo Chávez’s health condition) was very serious and that he had a few months left. That is why we had to prepare emotionally for such a terrible blow,” Ecuadorian President […]

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Venezuela consulate empty but paying

July 24, 2013 2:13 pm0 comments

Source: Miami Today By Vanessa Zambrano     The status quo remains at the third-floor office that the Venezuelan Consulate rents in Miami. Even though nobody is in the space and the consulate is not active, the Venezuelan government continues to pay for it.     Jerome Hollo, vice president of Florida East […]

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‘Mechanisms of Censorship’ in Ecuador’s Communications Law

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‘Mechanisms of Censorship’ in Ecuador’s Communications Law

Source: Global Voice Advocacy Image by luciferlatexsex. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Until recently, communications laws in many Latin American and Caribbean countries were grounded in an obsolete vision of communications media, and in many cases, they ignored, or addressed only superficially, the technological and social changes that our countries have experienced […]

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IPI releases 2013 Ecuador press freedom report on heels of controversial new media law

July 23, 2013 4:10 pm0 comments
IPI releases 2013 Ecuador press freedom report on heels of controversial new media law

Source VIENNA, July 11, 2013 – Excessive state regulation established by Ecuador’s newly passed media law poses a serious and immediate threat to independent journalism, the International Press Institute (IPI) stated in a special report released today. The report, a comprehensive review of press freedom developments in Ecuador since IPI’s visit to the […]

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