Environmental license suspension of the Macuna-Taisha way is politically motivated, according to prefect Chumpi
The prefect of Morana Santiago, Marcelino Chumpi, considers that the withdrawal of the environmental permit for the construction of the Macuna-Taisha way, and the subsequent suspension of its construction, has political reasons.
“This highway has been claimed for over 60 years by the community, and its construction by the prefecture of Morona Santiago would mean that Pachakutik is invincible” and it would be impossible to win the elections to the prefect. “That’s the point, is not so much the issue of the license …. “