Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou will be tried for corruption

Vice President Amado Boudou will be prosecuted for corruption in the case of an irregular purchase of a company that printed money to the state, confirmed a federal court in Argentina. The Chamber I of the Argentina Federal Court confirmed the indictment made by Judge Ariel Lijo...

Carlos Figueroa recovered his freedom after six months in prison

The doctor Carlos Figueroa, sentenced to six months in prison for insulting President Rafael Correa, was released from Social Rehabilitation Center No. 4 in Quito at 06:00 this Saturday. The same sentence must meet former lawmaker Cléver Jiménez and his adviser Fernando...

Trial against former dictator Rios Montt for genocide was suspended

A court suspended on Monday a judgment against the former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who ruled Guatemala from 1982 to 1983 and had arrived on a stretcher to a court to face the new trial for the genocide of indigenous Mayans. The President of the Court of Higher Risk B, in...

Argentine Vice President will go to oral trial for alleged forgery of documents

The Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou will go to trial for alleged forging of a public document, thus becoming the first Vice president in office to face a court. Judge Claudio Bonadio was commissioned to dictate the judgement of the case after the rejection of the...

Leopoldo Lopez’s trial fulfilled its 5th hearing and will continue on October 14

The trial against radical opposition leader Leopoldo López, accused of calling for violence in the protests that from February to May hit Venezuela with a toll of 43 dead, was resumed on Tuesday. At the fifth hearing, which started almost two hours late and counted with the...

Jimenez receives support from committees and left-wing groups

The Committee of Relatives of Politically Persecuted in Ecuador announced the presentation of new legal actions and claims before the Interamerican Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). This, in relation to the case of the legislator Cléver Jiménez (PK), Fernando Villavicencio, his...

Commission on Oversight desists address political trials

For the opponent sectors of the government, one of the pending accounts of the Assembly is the supervisory task, a fundamental attribution of a legislative body as this organism. During the current period of functions, which started in May of last year, the Assembly does not...