Correa could prosecute Figueroa again by press statements

 President Rafael Correa and his lawyer, Caupolicán Ochoa, are evaluating the possibility of setting up a new trial for alleged offense, against doctor and activist Carlos Figueroa. This judgment would be made by the statements made to the press about the version of the events of...

Carlos Figueroa recovered his freedom after six months in prison

The doctor Carlos Figueroa, sentenced to six months in prison for insulting President Rafael Correa, was released from Social Rehabilitation Center No. 4 in Quito at 06:00 this Saturday. The same sentence must meet former lawmaker Cléver Jiménez and his adviser Fernando...

Activist sentenced for insulting President Correa is coming out of prison

Activist Carlos Figueroa is prepared for his release next January 21, date when the sentence he is serving meets, for insulting President Rafael Correa, while the defense of the former assemblyman Cléver Jimenez and his former advisor Fernando Villavicencio, announced he will...

Judge reduces sentence of Cléver Jimenez and Fernando Villavicencio because of new COIP

Judge Lucy Blacio denied the request for termination of the penalty to former assemblyman Cléver Jiménez and his advisor Fernando Villavicencio and reduced their sentence from 18 to 12 months. This, after being convicted of libel against President Rafael Correa. In the new...

Jiménez defense requests annulment of judgment based on current COIP

The defense of former Assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and his advisor Dr. Carlos Figueroa, yesterday delivered a request for the annulment of judgment and the ratification of the precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...

Extinction of penalty for Cléver Jiménez will be requested

Julio César Sarango, lawyer of former assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, his  former advisor Fernando Villavicencio and activist Carlos Figueroa (convicted for insulting the President), will request today the extinction of the penalty in the National Court of Justice (CNJ). Sarango...

Figueroa and his team still enjoy the precautionary measures by the IACHR

The union leader Carlos Figueroa, who is complying with a sentence of six months for libeling President Rafael Correa, would still enjoy the precautionary measures in his favor after the ratification by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Last week, the...

CNJ will process freedom request for Carlos Figueroa

The judges of the Family Chamber of the National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym), will process the habeas corpus seeking the release of Dr. Carlos Figueroa, sentenced to six months in prison for insulting the president Rafael Correa. The petition was filed last...
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