Diego Garcia was appointed as the new State General Attorney

The Plenary of the National Assembly sworn in on February 5 to Diego Garcia as the new State General Attorney . The president of the Assembly Gabriela Rivadeneira took the oath. The Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs) notified to the Legislature the...

Diego Garcia will continue to lead the Procurator office four more years

Diego García Carrión will continue to lead the General Procurator office of the State for the next four years. On January 29, theplenary of the Citizen Participation Board formalized its designation. There were five votes in favor, one abstention and a counselor was not present....

Ecuadorian Government will continue without sending delegates to the IACHR hearings

Attorney Diego Garcia reiterated that the government will not send delegates to hearings by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), while that body don’t “correct” their habit of “thematic hearings convene to address specific cases.”...

Attorney and State Ministers will apologize to Sarayaku people

The Sarayaku people is prepared to receive on October 1 the public apologies that the State must make according to the judgment issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Costa Rica, in June 2012. Attorney Diego Garcia, along with the Ministers of...

García does not discard IACourtHR mediation

Attorney Diego Garcia explained that given the abandonment of Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa from the Sarayaku community, the following step for the Ecuadorian State is to meet the rest of the judgment issued by the IACHR. This includes the removal of...

IACHR received report on Cléver Jímenez’s case and Sarayaku community

The President, Vice President and Secretary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights received Ledy Zúñiga, Minister of Justice, and Attorney Diego Garcia in order to report on the situation of Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa. “The leadership...

Government officials will attend the IACHR to address the Jimenez case

The Procurator Diego Garcia and Justice Minister, Ledy Zúñiga, are traveling today to San José de Costa Rica to meet up tomorrow with members of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IDH-Court), to discuss the situation of the Sarayaku people. Garcia said he expects to...
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Deposed judges will receive about $ 500 000

About $ 13, 5 million would be paid by the Ecuadorian State to compensate  27 former magistrates of the late Supreme Court, who were deposed  in 2004 by a legislative majority in favor of the former President Lucio Gutierrez. Through a report carried out by the former judges, a...
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