Synopsis of National Events in 2011

Politics and victory in the referendum On May 7, 2011 the President of Ecuador called for a plebiscite and a referendum in the country. The 10 questions were about safety issues, the creation of a Council for the Regulation of the media, mandatory Social Security membership and...

WikiLeaks Reveals Corruption in the Ecuadorian Police

The former Ecuadorian police commander, Jaime Aquilino Hurtado Vaca used his power for extortion according to WikiLeaks revelations. Sources of the United States Embassy informed that president Correa was aware of the actions from commander Hurtado, apparently the Ecuadorian...