400 leaders of CONAIE receive political formation during wakefulness

The permanent vigil of the indigenous of the Coast, Mountains and Amazon region in the CONAIE headquarters in Quito will be used tocarry out political training sessions with 400 leaders. These began on January 21 with the delegation of the Sarayacu people. Then, they shall...

García does not discard IACourtHR mediation

Attorney Diego Garcia explained that given the abandonment of Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa from the Sarayaku community, the following step for the Ecuadorian State is to meet the rest of the judgment issued by the IACHR. This includes the removal of...

Sarayaku will have the first UPC

Yesterday it was confirmed that the first Community Police Unit (UPC) will be installed in Sarayaku. This measure was taken by the Minister of the Domestic Affairs, José Serrano, after the authorities ensured the presence of  ‘paramilitary groups’ and ‘armed...

Authority seeks Jimenez at Consulate of Lithuania

On suspicion of the presence of former Assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, police yesterday inspected the consulate of Lithuania in Quito. Jimenez and his collaborators Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa were sentenced for slander against President Rafael Correa. They were in the...

IACHR received report on Cléver Jímenez’s case and Sarayaku community

The President, Vice President and Secretary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights received Ledy Zúñiga, Minister of Justice, and Attorney Diego Garcia in order to report on the situation of Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa. “The leadership...

New incursion announcement has community Sarayaku on alert

The Sarayaku indigenous community, located in Pastaza, is on alert following the announcement of President Rafael Correa, that there will be a new intervention in the territory, which has as refugees to Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa, sentenced to...

Correa calls for collaboration to the Sarayaku before new incursion

President Rafael Correa said this Friday that the National Police will enter back into the Sarayaku community to imprison Cléver Jimenez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos Figueroa, who are sentenced by Justice. Correa warned that `the government will act with the full force of...

Minister Espinosa expects directive change in Sarayaku community

The Defence Minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, said yesterday that the government is waiting for the possession of the new Sarayaku leaders, to resolve the conflict which corresponds to the refuge granted by this Community to Cléver Jiménez, Fernando Villavicencio and Carlos...