IACHR gives an ample space to Ecuador in their report

The Inter-American Commission of human rights (IACHR) yesterday presented before the Commission of Legal Affairs and politicians of the Organization of American States (OAS) their annual report of 2012. The document includes  the Special Rapporteur for freedom of expression, in...
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Palacio will not be able to leave the United States

Emilio Palacio, former chief of the opinion page of the Guayaquil’s Newspaper EL UNIVERSO, who sought asylum in the United States, announced that he can’t travel to Spain to receive his award for his work as a journalist granted  by the newspaper El Mundo,  since he has not...

Emilio Palacio can return home at any time, says Correa on Twitter

President Correa reacted today, trough his Twitter account, on the situation of Ecuadorian journalist Emilio Palacio, self exiled in Miami. The President referred to the alleged persecution of Palacio as “another major fabrication.” “Emilio Palacio can return...

Ecuador awaits notification on the asylum given to Emilio Palacio

Ecuador has requested official confirmation from the State Department of the United States regarding the decision to grant asylum to Emilio Palacio, said in his twitter account the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ecuador, Marco Albuja, in one of the first versions of the ad.  It is an...

U.S. grants asylum to Ecuadorian journalist Emilio Palacio

Today the Migration Service of the United States has granted political asylum to Emilio Palacio, Ecuadorian journalist. Palacios announced this news today at a press conference, Palacio has referred to what he describes as “self-censorship” of the media in Ecuador. He...

El Universo Case: Court did not Rule on the Prosecutor’s Request

Francisco Morales, President of Guayas Court of Justice, did not comment yesterday on the request made by Guayas prosecutor, Antonio Gagliardo, who asked to file the sue against Judge Juan Paredes Fernandez. The judge heard the arguments of the newspaper’s attorney, Joffre...
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El Universo Case: Guayas Court of Justice to Decide whether to File or not Preliminary Investigation

Today Francisco Morales, President of Guayas Court of Justice, will decide whether to file or not the preliminary investigation of the so called “Chucky Seven” case, in which judge Juan Paredes is implicated for alleged forgery and ideological malfeasance against El...
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Yoani Sanchez Comments on Assange Case

Cuban Yoani Sanchez, author of “Generation Y” blog, considers it a paradox that the Australian Julian Assange, star of a “crusade for information”, has been granted asylum by the Government of Ecuador, which has a “hard and aggressive” policy...