In an interview published today by the Uruguayan newspaper El Pais, Fabricio Correa, affirms that in his country, the people “live in constant fear” and that “many are silent out of fear.”
Fabricio, who is the older brother of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, said that he “never” has gone or will go against his brother, but said he’s trying to make his brother get “rid” of “the gang” that’s “taking him through the path of evil “.
The president’s brother also, confirmed that his problems began when he was linked to a company which is related commercially and because he won trials to make roads in Ecuador, and “refused to give a bribe of 1.5 million dollars.”
“Some companies like Aplitec and Helptec, which I associate with my mother, still work on public works, because it is absolutely legal. All legal,” said Fabricio.
On the other hand, the president’s brother, confirmed to be the opposition candidate for the 2013 elections with his party EQUIPO (Equity, Progress and Order), which was registered last week against the National Electoral Council (CNE).
“I have become in a leader because I talk the truth and I am not afraid (…) Today Ecuador lives in a regime of fear, because if you dont have a sin they make it up for you (…) I have become the voice of those that fear to talk.”