Before the sanction imposed by the Superintendency of Information (Supercom for its Spanish acronym) to El Universo and the cartoonist Xavier Bonilla “Bonil”, their defense attorneys prepare legal actions to rescind the resolution taken by the entity.
The actions could be: to resort to the administrative contentious Court, to challenge the Supercom resolution, or use a protective action to stop the violation of the rights, which, in theory, was caused by the Superintendency.
The punishment was for having published a cartoon about the raid carried out on the house of the oil former trade unionist, Fernado Villavicencio, in which Bonil did not used quotes to credit the phrase that accompanied the drawing. (link)
As a result, the Superintendent Carlos Ochoa, ordered to set a fine to the newspaper of 2% of the average turnover of the last quarter of 2013 and a rectification of the cartoonist, until tomorrow.
Bonil assured to have a mixture of feelings, between outrage and laughter. “Mr. Correa let me live,” said parodying a former candidate to the Presidency.