El Universo Case was Filed
Posted On 28 Feb 2012
Judge Wilson Merino, of the Criminal Division of the Ecuadorian National Court of Justice (CNJ), said this afternoon that El Universo case was filed in the courts.
The judges of the Criminal Division agreed in a written document with the decision of President Rafael Correa, who granted remission of sentence to the three directors of El Universo newspaper Carlos, Cesar, and Nicolas Perez and former Opinion editor Emilio Palacio, and the payment of $ 42 million compensation.
Yesterday, from the Carondelet (presidential palace), President Rafael Correa announced his forgiveness and remission of the sentence against the directors of the Guayaquil newspaper. (FL)