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...

Mobilizations for disagreement with the government were carried out in different parts of the country

Although, in a lesser magnitude than in Quito, in some cities of the country marches of unions and social organizations that joined the call for national mobilization to express disagreement with the government were carried out. In Cuenca, Guayaquil, Riobamba, Ibarra, Ambato,...

Rafael Correa opened ECU-911 in Riobamba

On Tuesday at the Cemento Chimborazo neighborhood, north of Riobamba, President Rafael Correa launched the Integrated Safety Service ECU-911 and toured its facilities. 69 people work at the facility, which already began its coverage on the ten cantons of the Chimborazo province....
Young Offenders Centre of Riobamba

For the third time youths escape from a Riobamba prison

During last Sunday afternoon, eight minors escaped the Young Offenders Centre of Riobamba. Police immediately carried out an operation and after an hour of investigations the officers managed to recapture five young runaways. On Monday another teenager surrendered himself. Police...

Riobamba Mayor remains under arrested for embezzlement

Juan Alberto Salazar López, former mayor of Riobamba, is still being held in the Social Rehabilitation Center after the President of the Court of Justice of Chimborazo, Marco Diaz, denied yesterday the request of alternatives for the duration of the inquiry into the diversion of...

Comptroller investigates the diversion of $ 25 million

Following the recent diversion of state resources in the Municipality of Riobamba, for $ 13.3 million, which was detected thanks to Comptroller audits in order to implement a Financial Management System (e-IFMS), several diversions were detected, which is currently being...

4 officials are responsible for the transfers in Riobamba

The General Comptroller found criminal responsibility in the transfers of $ 13.3 million to 31 accounts of individuals, from the current account that the Riobamba City Hall has with the Central Bank of Ecuador. Through a special survey carried out between last April 1 and 16, the...

10 of the $ 13 million diverted in Riobamba City Hall are still missing

The City Hall of Riobamba is already making changes, after a meeting of the Council it was resolved to remove from office the head Financial Director, Fanny Lazo, and begin a process of removal of the mayor of Riobamba, Juan Salazar Lopez, for the alleged diverting of $ 13.3...
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