Sharon ‘La Hechicera’ dies in Santa Elena

The Ecuadorian singer Sharon Edith Bermeo Cisneros, self-called Sharon “La Hechicera,” died early today in a traffic accident on the Spondylus Route, at the San Pablo commune, in the canton Santa Elena. The accident took place after midnight when Sharon was in the car...

Cedhu shows report on violation of Human Rights in Ecuador

Due to the celebration, today, of the Universal Day of Human Rights, established.  by the United Nations (UN), a report prepared by the Ecumenical Commission of Human Rights (Cedhu for its Spanish acronym,) notes that the country’s main violations of human rights are...

Femicide, a recurrent and unpunished crime

Violence against women is not a new topic, what is surprising is to discover that the main aggressors are thier own partners and  ex-partners of the victims,  impunity for these murders reaches 98%. In mid-2012  the report “global burden of armed violence 2011″ was...