CNJ sentences 5 defendants and to 16 years of prison and leaves an innocent in ‘Las Dolores’ case

The National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) announced on Thursday November 6 its opinion in the case called ‘Las Dolores’; it sentenced 5 defendants to 16 years imprisonment, 5 others for two years due to cover-up(although the sentence wa...

El Universo Newspaper Presents Two Judicial Resources

The Defense of El Universo newspaper insisted that the trial against the directors of the media must be made through the new National Court of Justice (CNJ for its Spanish acronym) that will be organized by the end of the month. Joffre Campaña, the attorney that represents El...

Cassation Hearing Against El Universo Newspaper was Suspended

A challenge presented by the defense of El Universo newspaper was presented into the Second Division of Criminal Guarantees of the National Court of Justice delayed the cassation hearing scheduled for the upcoming January Friday 13th. The request was presented last Friday January...
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Sentence of Two And A Half Years for Byron Moreno

Brooklyn Federal Court in New York ruled this morning that former soccer referee and sports anchor Ecuadorian Byron Moreno, will have to serve a sentence of two and a half years in prison for the crime of drug trafficking. Moreno remained a year in prison after pleading guilty on...

El Universo Case: Trial suspended

After nearly 12 hours of the hearing of President Rafael Correa’s lawsuit against El Universo newspaper it was suspended this Friday. In the first instance judge Freire said that the procedure was discontinued and they expected to re-install it on Thursday September 22 at...

30S: Colonel Carrion was Declared Innocent

During the hearing of this Tuesday, judges confirmed and declared Cesar Carrion innocent. They also revoked the sentence of Luis Martinez, Luis Bahamonde and Jaime Paucar who were originally declared innocent will now face a two year prison sentence. The Third Criminal Chamber of...

30-S: Colonel Tapia was Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Ecuadorian Second Court of Criminal Appeals has condemned Coronel Rolando Tapia, former head of the legislative escort, to three years in prison by acting against the state security last September 30th (30-S), of 2010. Tapia received the sentence in the early hours of last...