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“Alianza País Foundations are Being Diverted”

Founder of Alianza País, Manuela Gallegos, assured “the fundamentals of the party are bi diverted.” Many of the separations that are happening in the party are due to the referendum questions because those “go against the constitution,” which was largely...
Posted On 28 Jan 2011
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Discrepancies in the Assembly due to Referendum Questions

Yesterday, the former constituent Marcos Martinez summoned several former assembly members to discuss a draft, which contains arguments and facts of why there are certain rules laid down in the Constitution given that “it was a collective work, hundreds of thousands of...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011
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Guayaquil Civic Board Opposes to Referendum

Today, the Civic board of Guayaquil presented a legal protection resource beside the Court of Guayas in order to stop the questions qualification process for the referendum, because the popular consultation promoted by President Rafael Correa “violates the constitutional...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011
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Presidency Mandate Revocation Has No Effect

This Thursday, it was confirmed that the Constitutional Court decided to suspend the mandate revocation process all over the country, eight of nine of the members voted in favor of the resolution. Consequently, there is no effect on the processing of office presidenc...
Posted On 27 Jan 2011
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Referendum Questions caused conflict in Alianza País

Yesterday, Assemblywoman Betty Amores announced her separation from Alianza País Movement. Her resignation was caused by her disagreement with the referendum called by the Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, because according to her it violates eight fundamental principles of the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2011
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Another Member Leaves The Political Movement PAIS

Legislator Cesar García, who represents the province of Esmeraldas in the National Assembly, is the second member to separate from the political block PAIS in less than 24 hours. He said the referendum promoted by the Government is one of the reasons that led him to this...
Posted On 26 Jan 2011
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Atty. Washington Pesantez Rejected Accusations Made by Amores

Attorney Washington Pesántez denied all accusations made by the assemblywoman Betty Amores and said that he was never consulted about the contents for the referendum promoted by the Executive branch. Pesántez rejected Amores’ statements accusing him of having participated in the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2011
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Excess of Terrorism Charges in Ecuador

Yesterday the Human Rights Watch association (HRW) expressed its concern about the several accusations in Ecuador against demonstrators. In the country, “at least dozen protests and demonstrations participants have been prosecuted or investigated for excessive charges of...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Indigenous and Businessmen Announced their Refusal against the Referendum

Entrepreneurs and the indigenous movement announced their opposition to the next referendum. The Ecuadorian Business Committee requested the Constitutional Court to reject the referendum introduced last week by the Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, because the laws that want...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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Carlos Vera is Still Collecting Signatures

As reported in Ecuador Inmediato website, As reported in Ecuador Inmediato website, former Ecuadorian television anchor, Carlos Vera, managed to get 1 million 300 thousand signatures to remove Rafael Correa from the presidence. “We have one million 300 thousan...
Posted On 25 Jan 2011
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