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Case Diario El Universo: 3 years Prison for Carlos, César, Nicolás Pérez and Emilio Palacio

Rafael Correa’s attorney, Alembert Vera, said this afternoon he will appeal the sentence because Rafael Correa does not agree with the sentence of $40 million ruled by temporary judge, Juan Paredes. He said Correa expects to obtain the $80 million requested in the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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Case Diario El Universo: Correa will Appeal Ruling and Fight for the $ 80 Million

Vera Alembert, defense attorney for President Rafael Correa, appealed the sentence given by judge Juan Paredes, because he believes that the compensation should not be less than $ 80 million from the initial complaint against former opinion editor of El Universo, Emilio Palacio,...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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President Rafael Correa Press Conference [Jul-19-2011] (VIDEO)

After the audience of July 19th, President Rafael Correa gave a Press Conference.
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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El Universo: Defendants Will Appeal the Sentence and Ask For The Annulment of the Legal Process

Defense lawyers of former opinion editor of El Universo Newspaper, Emilio Palacio, its directors and El Universo Company, will use appeal and nullity options to annul the sentence issuedby the 15 ° temporary judge of Criminal Guarantees yesterday, Juan Paredes towards the slander...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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El Universo: “No one can take away our right to inform,” says Carlos Perez

“El Universo will continue to work, reporting freely as it has been doing it in these first 90 years,” said Carlos Perez, director of El Universo Newspaper during the press conference with the official statement on the judge’s 15 temporary court of Criminal...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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Copa America: Paraguay goes to the Final Match

Last night the Paraguayan team defeated Venezuela in the penalty period of the semifinal soccer match. However, Paraguay suffered the loss of five or six players that were injured in the match, one was suspended from the game. After ending the game in a tie, both teams passed to...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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Last Space Shuttle Comes Home

Atlantis landed safely today, before dawn in Florida, with four astronauts aboard, bringing down the curtain on the program of the U.S. space shuttles, thirty years after the first flight of these aircraft. “We feel many emotions today but one thing is indisputable, the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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Nokia Posts $523 Million Loss

For the first time ever, the phone company Nokia Corp., announced losses of € 368 million ($ 523 million) in sales of smart phones in the second quarter, surpassed by the Apple iPhone. The company said its revenues fell 7% to € 9,300 million, with € 10,000 million last year....
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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Hundreds of People in the Streets to Support El Universo and Freedom of Speech

In order to demand freedom of speech hundreds of people (some of them employes of newspaper El Universo), began to protest at 15:00 (local time) outside the facilities of Diario El Universo in Guayaquil, Ecuador. An article in the newspaper’s website explains that the...
Posted On 21 Jul 2011
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