Defendants from Riobamba deny an alleged ‘ambush’ against Correa

The eleven youths arrested in Riobamba, said their defense, would have voluntarily participated in the protests of Thursday, March 19. They were released last Saturday and denied any political connection. Luis Carvajal, lawyer of the youths, denied incidents or that they had...

Indigenous have more than one reason to stay in their protests

Indigenous give place to more topics on their list of alarm that has been prooduced around the announcement of the Government. The first is the termination of the bailment agreement for the occupation of the headquarters of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador...

Daughters of León Febres-Cordero protest against mural “Grito de la memoria”

The daughters of deceased former president and former mayor of Guayaquil León Febres-Cordero published this December 21 a statement protesting against the mural called “Grito de la memoria” (Cry of memory by its English meaning), which is on the outside of the General...

Writers join the protest of the disappeared in Mexico

Writers that participate in the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL for its Spanish acronym) in Mexico, the largest literary encounter in Spanish, led on Monday December 1 a march to demand President Enrique Peña Nieto the location of 43 missing student...

Parents ask collective forgiveness for releasing of students

The parents of 53 students in pretrial detention for ten days for their alleged involvement in protests of Thursday, met on Saturday outside the Flagrancy Unit of the Prosecutor asking collective forgiveness to President Rafael Correa. Attorney Santiago Pazmiño Rendón and father...

High school students are protesting in Quito for not reach strike in Central University

High school students protested in Quito yesterday afternoon outside the Central University in Quito for not having access to this institution due to the lack of university quota. The students, most minors, assured that despite achieving the required points, they have not found a...
Venezuela: Fifth week of protest marches

Venezuela: Fifth week of protest marches

With the motto “Let’s give a brake to the dictatorship”, the opposition in Venezuela marched yesterday in Caracas, in order to express the rejection against  the arrest of two opposition mayors, the crackdown on the protests and rates of crime, inflation and...
Obama requests to Maduro to release the detainees and allow dialogue

Obama requests to Maduro to release the detainees and allow dialogue

The United States President, Barack Obama, has asked his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, to release all the opponents arrested during the protests against the Government of Chavez that have occurred in the country since Feb. 12. It also urged Parties that they engage in a...