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  • Ambos circulaban por la vía Manta-Jaramijó, a la altura del motel Oasis.
  • Los detenidos obligaban a las mujeres a prostituirse en departamentos y moteles de la ciudad.
  • Van manejando y encuentran un motel, donde queda solamente un cuarto.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.