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Four People to be Judged Due to CTG Rebellion

Guayas Transit Commission (CTG) presented charges against two officers and two civilians; they will have to attend a penal judgment. The rebellion actions will be reflected in 50 employees’ expedients as well, those were the legal measures the institution took after the September...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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Insulza: There Could Be More Coup Attempts in Latin America

Washington, AFP – “Latin America should be alert after the Coup Attempt Ecuador experienced last week because similar situations could repeat in other parts of the Region” said José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the OAS (Organisation of American States)...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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MPD Leader Rejects the Warrants Against Members of his Party

During the morning, Luis Villacís, National leader of the “Movimiento Popular Democratico (MPD) pointed out that the support of the political group allowed the mobilization of last Thursday. Currently there are several arrest warrants for members of MPD. The Director pointed out...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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Ecuadorian Vicepresident Lenin Moreno Was Offered The Presidency

According to an interview made by Argentinian newspaper El Clarín, Ecuadorian Vicepresident Lenín Moreno admitted on Wednesday that he received proposals to become the new President and thus overthrow President Rafael Correa. It happened last Thursday, while the President was...
Posted On 06 Oct 2010
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Government Points Out the Uprising Responsible

Government points out the people responsible for the Police Uprising, among them is the participation of form President Lucio Gutiérrez. Last Thursday President Correa accused him of being responsible; he repeated this statement Saturday. Gutiérrez showed himself during an...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Ecuador’s Foreign Ministry Contradicts Chávez and Morales

Ricardo Patiño, Foreign Ministry of Ecuador, affirmed today to the International Press that he believe the United States was not responsible for the uprising of some police members last week, which differs from what Presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia previously said. “I...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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New Salary Rates for the Military and the Police

The Government confirmed yesterday the increase of salary for the members of the National Police and the Armed Forces. This measure was taken after four days of the uprising in the capital, which caused the death of 13 people and left many wounded. Defense Ministry, Javier Ponce,...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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CTG Is Recognized by 23 Cities in Guayas

The Municipalities of 23 cities in the Guayas province have ratified the CTG (Comisión de Tránsito del Guayas) as the entity in charge of traffic control in the province. The only two cities who didn’t recognize the CTG as the entity in charge were Jujan and Yaguachi.The...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Government Extends State of Exception For 3 More Days

Reuters, Quito – According to Reuters, the government of Ecuador extended on Tuesday the State of Exception for 3 more days. On Tuesday afternoon, the Presidency announced that “The period of this renovation of the State of Exception is until October 8th”,...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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Assembly Session Adjourned Due to Lack of Security

QUITO – Several military were present outside the headquarters of the Ecuadorian Legislative Power in order to preserve security, while in the Main Assembly a short meeting proved and denounced the damages people on the Assembly were exposed to on last Thursday and exposed...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010
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