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OPEC Backs Yasuní ITT, Prepares Summit in Quito

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) announced on Friday its backing of the Yasuni ITT initiative, which looks for economic compensation from the international community in exchange for not exploiting 850 million barrels of crude in the Amazonia. Read More

Chile Overjoyed at Miners' Rescue

<p style="text-align: justify;">Chileans continue celebrating the amazing rescue of 33 miners who survived 70 days in a gold and bronze mine in the Atacama desert. The last of the six rescuers who entered the mine to aid the trapped workers emerged at 00:32 (local time). Read More

Warning About Lack of Funds to Control Malaria

<p style="text-align: justify;">The struggle against malaria, a disease affecting several millions of people every year, is hamstrung by shortage of funds, highlighted a research paper published by The Lancet magazine. Read More

A coup defeated

<p style="text-align: justify;">It is abundantly clear that the police mafia that revolted in Quito and held Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa hostage for most of the day, did not act in defense of the labor victories of the police, as the rebels claimed. The discontent among the uniformed forces over the recent legislative approval of a new public service law, which ultimately benefits them, had to be the result of a campaign of poisoning and disinformation with subversive and putschist objectives. Read More

Chile: Miner Rescue in Final Stages

<p style="text-align: justify;">10/08/2010. Relatives of the 33 miners trapped underground in northern Chile are anxiously awaiting as the rescue shaft being dug nears the refuge where the men have been surviving since August 5. Read More

Correa Denounces Assembly Members Support to the Coup Attempt

<p style="text-align: justify;">Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa claims to be certain that the members of the National Assembly plotted to overthrow the government, but rejected to implement, for now, the so-called "crossed death" to dissolve its body. Read More

Montaner Matched with Lucio Gutierrez

<p style="text-align: justify;">Strange pair that appeared on NTN 24, the right-wing TV channel of Colombia aligned with the US FOX: a few hours after the coup d’état attempt in Quito, CIA operative Carlos Alberto Montaner, fugitive from Cuban justice for terrorism, joined one of the leaders of the failed complot in Ecuador, former military officer Lucio Gutiérrez, to attack President Rafael Correa. Read More

Miners Have Been Trapped for Two Months

<p style="text-align: justify;">Tuesday marked two months of confinement for the 33 miners trapped 700 meters deep in a collapsed mine in northern Chile. Read More

FARS NEWS: Venezuelan President Due in Tehran Soon

<p style="text-align: justify;">TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is scheduled to visit Tehran in the near future to review ways to further expand bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between the two countries with Iranian officials. Read More

GRANMA: ALBA Support from China for President Correa

<p style="text-align: justify;">Representatives of the ALBA countries attending a UN conference on Climate Change in China congratulated the people of Ecuador and President Rafael Correa for the courage shown in defense of the Citizen Revolution, reports Prensa Latina. Read More

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