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“CFN, no more impunity” Seized Three Businesses in Guayaquil

“CFN, no more impunity ” trusteeship seized the assets of three businesses because they did not pay the rent owed to the State. The businesses are the following: Makro stores, Casino Rio and the company Precisión International. The total amount of debt exceeds 40...
Posted On 09 Feb 2011
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Pacari Rejected Four Ballot Questions

The decision Judge Nina Pacari made surprised President Rafael Correa, she denied four of the five questions for the referédum in her report. This report was not supposed to go public until the Constitutional Court Main Assembly knows it. Although the news took Correa by...
Posted On 09 Feb 2011
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An Incident During a Referendum Debate in the National Assembly

Yesterday an incident occurred in the National Assembly during a debate on ballot questions, proposed by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa. Within the debate Assemblywoman Cynthia Viteri complaint Virgilio Hernandez, who dropped a hint against the President of the Superior Court...
Posted On 09 Feb 2011
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Alleged Ringleader of September 30 Police Riot Surrended

The former police sergeant, Luis Aníbal Martínez Vilañez, alleged ringleader of September 30, 2010 revolt surrendered himself to justice this afternoon in Quito and was transferred in the Public Prosecutor’s Office, where he gave his statement. The Government offered a $ 10,000...
Posted On 08 Feb 2011
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Conaie Freedom their Detained Leaders

On Tuesday, the second criminal division of the Provincial Court of Pichincha, granted the Habeas Corpus to the three Indigenous accused of sabotage and terrorism that were arrested on February 1. Judge María Cristina Narváez said that the indigenous leaders’ rights were violated...
Posted On 08 Feb 2011
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200 Indigenous Began Protesting for Their Leaders

Today about 200 indigenous protested in the Ecuadorian capital to demand the release of their three Shuar leaders, detained since last week in the Amazon region. The protest, led by the President of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), Marlon Santi,...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011
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Constitutional Judges Will Issue a Report of the Ecuadorian Referendum

This afternoon judges Nina Pacari and Roberto Brunis would release the analysis they performed about the five questions for the popular consult and the five questions for the Constitutional Court referendum, which were submitted by President Rafael Correa. Pacari did not reveal...
Posted On 07 Feb 2011
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Arturo Larrea Accused of Taking Bribe

Arturo Larrea, Secretary of the Constitutional Court (CC), has been accused by Assemblyman Galo Lara, for having received on January 13, 2011, the sum of $ 500,000 for processing the case of Cervecería Nacional. According to the complaint, Larrea took $ 200,000 in cash over the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2011
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CONAIE will Denounce their Situation to UN

Indigenous peaceful protests began in the province of Morona Santiago, while the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities (CONAIE) announced that the marches will be progressive to secure the release of the Shuar leader Pepe Acacho and two others, arrested on Tuesday. On the...
Posted On 04 Feb 2011
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Cedatos: Most Ecuadorians do not know the contents of the Referendum

A survey made by Cedatos to 2,220 people from ages 16 and older, between January 27 and 31 in 15 cities of Ecuador showed that most Ecuadorians do not know the contents of the Referendum, but 52% approve its call, while 36% disapprove it. While the 67% of Ecuadorians know about...
Posted On 03 Feb 2011
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