Compromiso Ecuador requires to the Constitutional Court forms to collect signatures

Compromiso Ecuador yesterday presented an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court. The group is led by Guillermo Lasso, Cesar Montufar, Fausto Cobo, Francisco Jimenez and representatives of about 100 organizations that comprise it. This is one of the resources that can be...

Colombia: Constitutional Court did not allow child adoption by homosexual couples

Colombia’s Constitutional Court denied on Wednesday the possibility that same-sex couples can adopt, but retained the option to do it when the child is the biological child of one of the two implied. “The same-sex couples can only adopt when the request rests to the...

Prosecutor requests revision of the absolution of Mery Zamora

The Attorney General Galo Chiriboga asked the Constitutional Court (CC) to declare null and void the acquittal issued by the Criminal Division of the National Court in favor of the teacher Mery Zamora. The Attorney General alleges infringement of constitutional guarantees. The...

Patriotic Society asks the CC for an audience to insist on a referendum

About 200 supporters of the Patriotic Society attended the Constitutional Court to demand a ruling on the two questions on the call for a referendum that were filed on November 27. Gilmar Gutiérrez, Victor Hugo Erazo, Juan Carlos Machuca and Fernando Balda, among other party...

It is not yet notified if demand by ICE rising was admisible

The Constitutional Court has not yet announced whether the constitutional claim against the 100% Special Consumption Tax (ICE for its Spanish acronym) for gas cookers was admissible or not.  Assemblymen of the CREO party filed the lawsuit on January 28 and continue waiting for a...

Former constituents Forum will present complaints to the CC and IACHR Court

The forum of former constituent assembly members composed of 23 former legislators yesterday signed a document with which they insist on conducting a referendum to change the constitution and announce a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court and Inter-American Court of Human Rights....

Isaias Brothers submit a protective action before the Constitutional Court

The defense of the brothers Roberto and William Isaias, former owners of Filanbanco, submitted yesterday to the Constitutional Court (CC) an extraordinary protective action, which seeks to leave without effect all orders and judgments generated during the criminal proceedings...

Compromiso Ecuador plans to propose a new question to the CNE

After the refusal of the National Electoral Council (CNE) to deliver the forms to the collective Compromiso Ecuador without going through the Constitutional Court first, the latter plans to submit a new question to the electoral entity. The intention of Compromiso Ecuador is to...