The case 'Narcovalija' sparked protests of citizens (2012)

Assembly will not oversee new drug case on Diplomatic Suitcase

The National Assembly, which will end his term in May, has not issued a statement regarding the discovery of particles of cocaine in an Eloy Alfaro sculpture that the Foreign Ministry was sending to Canada through the diplomatic suitcase. As announced by the legislature, this...
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Eloy Alfaro’s bust destined to Canada held drugs

So it was discovered last Saturday by the Prosecution’s Office, in coordination with the Counter Narcotics Police. According to the official version of prosecutor, Galo Chiriboga, contamination of the drug, which is in the process of preliminary investigation, was located in a...

Attorney General does not defines the case of the diplomatic suitcase

To this date, the Attorney General’s Office has not answered if the case of the diplomatic suitcase would be file or not. For Fernando Cazares, former attorney general, the case should not be closed, even though according to the Criminal Procedure Code the preliminary...
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Chiriboga asks Italian Ambassador for prudence

Ecuadorian Attorney General, Galo Chiriboga, was upset with the statements made by the Italian ambassador in Ecuador, Gianni Picatto, on the case known as the “Narcovalija” (Diplomatic suitcase) at the time of asking him to get better informed, said that his...

Foreign Ministry and Prosecution did not sought help at the Embassy of Italy

On January 16, 2012 the police of Milan (Italy) found cocaine hydrochloride in 80 mugs painted with the logo of the play ‘Ruga the Turtle’, that were sent on a diplomatic suitcase of the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry. However, according to the information collected by...

Diplomatic suitcase: two Ecuadorians sentenced to 10 years in Italy

The President of the III Criminal Court of Milan, judge Piero Gamachio, along with Carla Galli and Valentina Boroni  found  the Ecuadorians Cristian Loor and Jorge Redrobán guilty, and afterwards sentenced them to 10 years in prison with a fine of 40,000 euros due to the...

Case of the diplomatic suitcase may be filed

The Comptroller found errors in the test that the entity performed on the case of the diplomatic suitcase, the researchers detected a lack of control in the reception, storage and dispatch of the correspondence. The Attorney General’s Office, Galo Chiriboga said that it...
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Chiriboga assured that the Foreign Ministry has nothing to do with the narco-suitcase

This morning, prosecutor Galo Chiriboga said that the case of the diplomatic bag responds to an international drug trafficker who sent drugs, and that the only responsible was Christian Loor, without involving any official of the Foreign Ministry. “In Ecuador there will be...