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Prosecutor Dan Johnson used his office accounts like an ATM machine, dipping into public dollars to buy everything from gym memberships to plane tickets to the Las Vegas strip. What public purpose these expenses served is anyone's guess. Johnson's spending habits, uncovered in a Post and Courier ...
Despite the extensive pursuit of domestic judicial remedies, human rights and environmental defenders in Ecuador have consistently found these avenues to be a dead end. As a result, we have turned to uncharted waters: the United Nations. Ecuadorian civil society is only just beginning to familiarize itself ...

Social structure, certain religious beliefs, and a lack of judicial response from the state are a dangerous combination that result in the existence and continued ... In February 2017, the city of Cuenca, in the south of Ecuador, approved a Municipal Ordinance for the Inclusion and Respect of Sexual Diversity.
He said transcripts of the experts' testimony would be provided to the U.S. House Armed Services and Judiciary committees. ... said the legacy of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was to diminish U.S. influence in a block of countries including Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, El Salvador and Cuba.
With more than 2,000 verbal, judicial and physical assaults against the press recorded in the last ten years, according to the document, the creation and application of the LOC "was the turning point for Ecuador to be considered one of the countries with the worst situations of fundamental freedoms in the ...
The complete report contains other detailed testimonies and analysis of the legal inconsistencies which facilitate the violence and discrimination perpetrated against gay and transgender/transsexual people in Ecuador. The first part below features the testimonies of victims of institutions that claim to be able ...

14, 2018 – Gay people in Ecuador are forced to undergo “conversion therapy” in secret clinics where they are raped and beaten, even though homosexuality is legal, said campaigners calling for courts to ... “We call on the judiciary to move these cases forward and hold those people responsible to account.
LGBTQ+ people are being forced into “gay cure” rehab clinics and subjected to rape and beatings in Ecuador. Campaigners in the country have called on the government to investigate into over 100 clinics in which they believe human rights violations are being carried out against LGBTQ people. .
Gualinga was cornered and threatened by an intruder at her home in Puyo, in the Ecuadorean Amazon, after the man broke one of her windows with a ... The judicial office told Mongabay in a written response that it had proceeded “To take witness testimonies, a recognition of the place of events, and a ...
However, the Ecuadorian State did provide information before the Human Rights Committee in August 2016. It was noted that Ecuador judicialized four cases, although it “[regretted] not having received detailed information about the penal actions taken against those responsible for these 'treatments' and ...
The Government of Ecuador ratified that maintained the status of protection to our hiring process Australian Julian Assange, who remains isolated from ... On the Australian weighed a process in Sweden for alleged sexual offenses, with charges never formulated, which was filed by the judicial system in that ...
Correa responds after Ecuadorean VP's Guilty Verdict ... After the National Court sentenced suspended Ecuadorean VP to 6 years in prison, Rafael Correa affirmed via Twitter that "they" have succeeded in their objective ... The three former heads of state, who have faced judicial processes in recent times.
Recently, this feeling of frustration has yet again emerged with the United States' Supreme Court decision of June 19, 2017, to prevent Ecuadorian villagers from trying to collect on an $8.65 billion pollution judgment issued against the oil company by a court in Ecuador. In this judicial remedy-deficient ...
"This type of authoritarian behavior by the Mauricio Macri presidency causes fear among the political opposition, the attorney general, the press, social movements and unions," they said. Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa, echoing COPPPAL, said the arrest warrant represents a "judicialization of ...
Quito, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Ecuador approved today an Integral Organic Law to Prevent and Eradicate Violence against ... It also highlights violence beyond the judicial and allows women to be seen as citizens with rights and equality, while involving 16 state institutions in the ...
Ecuador's Moreno Comes Forward About Manafort Talks as Correa Prepares His Return ... Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno has admitted that he held a private meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump's scandal-tinged former campaign chairman and a group of Chinese businessmen – who wanted ...
A series of recent scandals have shaken Ecuadorean society, revealing that sexual violence of children is much more widespread than many people had ... In November, the president of the Judiciary Council, Gustavo Jalkh, said that during the same period, prosecutors had received 4,864 complaints of ...

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It concluded that the government of Ecuador had breached the terms of its Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with the United States by engaging in "indirect expropriation" and by violating the requirement of "fair and equitable treatment" for foreign ...
In Ecuador, the attorney general's office began an investigation in December after Ecuadorean officials requested complete and uncensored information related to the allegations that the company had paid US$33.5 million in bribes between 1987 and 1992.
Ecuador experienced one coup every four and a half years, while Bolivia witnessed one every seven. Since then, the problem has not so much ... Once Neil Gorsuch is confirmed, they'll control the judiciary as well. This is not representative government ...
In the wake of hundreds of arrests in recent weeks of criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, re-entrants and other immigration violators as part of targeted enforcement operations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), House Committee on the ...
The coming together of the judiciary and the executive signals the strong resolve of the authorities to achieve the goal of conserving the State's river bodies.
Ecuadorian law mandates that a candidate garner at least 40 percent of the vote and surpass his nearest opponent by at least 10 percent to win outright.
More officials are expected to be fired as internal and judicial investigations continue. The scandal is not the only one to hit Chile's most trusted institutions in recent months, and some ... Although not as highly regarded as the police in Chile or ...
Her guiltiness has been increasingly challenged, especially since her political trial had more to do with the loss of the Congress majority or with a Parliamentary coup, that with a judicial process. If any Brazilian was asked at the streets, they ...
The Australian has been holed up the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for more than four years. In November .... In this Sept. 9, 2016, photo, Federal Court Justice Robin Camp leaves a Canadian Judicial Council inquiry at a hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
In a Thursday statement, Sasse -- who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight -- said, "Assange should spend the rest of his life wearing an orange jumpsuit" and called the Australian "an enemy of the American people and an ...
"Corruption, inefficiency, and political influence have plagued Ecuador's judiciary for years. " "In 2013 President Correa issued an executive decree that grants the government broad powers to intervene in NGO operations, to the point of dissolving ...
The Lower House voted on a proposal to fix what lawmaker U Tin Htwe described as a corrupt judicial system, in spite of objection from of Burma's Supreme Court judge U Soe Nyunt.
"Without the disclosure of the names of the Ecuadorian officials involved, 'the responsible wrongdoers' will not be brought to justice under the Correa regime," Ros-Lehtinen said in a statement.
In the section on Ecuador, the report noted issues of corruption and "a lack of independence in the judicial sector.
Our proposal is to depoliticize (the judiciary) and ensure the independence of institutions." There can be "no more political calculations" when it comes to judicial rulings, he said. The first round of Ecuador's election was a nail-biter. Moreno ...
PHOENIX -- Two years ago, Steve Ronnebeck's son was gunned down at work in a Phoenix-area convenience store over a pack of cigarettes.
On Friday the Ecuadorean government issued a comprehensive rejection of the recently released U.S. State Department's annual report on human rights, noting, among other things, the U.S.
... Moreno's 48 percent. As he kicked off a new cycle of campaigning this week, Lasso, 60, answered questions about what his presidency might mean for Ecuadorian exiles in Miami, how he's going to win the elusive diaspora vote and his fears of ...
There was no mention in the public appearance of an ongoing judicial matter pending between the two countries, which Kuczynski afterwards said he and Trump discussed "for no more than a few seconds.
"Ecuador had no business spending a single cent protecting someone who definitely leaked confidential information," Lasso said.
US meddling in Ecuador's politics is likely to continue, especially if left-wing candidate Lenin Moreno wins the presidential election, set to enter a second round on April 2, Norwegian journalist Eirik Vold, told TeleSUR.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Some of the world's most iconic companies cast themselves as emblems of their nation's values - all-American Coca-Cola, for instance, or quintessentially Japanese Toyota.
Guillermo Lasso outside the National Electoral Council in Quito, Ecuador, on Tuesday. He won 28.1 percent of the vote and will face Mr. Moreno in the runoff.
(AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa). Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, from left, Lenin Moreno, presidential candidate for the ruling party Alliance PAIS, and running mate Vice President Jorge Glas, flash thumbs up as they celebrate the closing of the polls, in ...
It was the first time in recent memory that Ecuadorean authorities had not declared a winner on election night, leading Lasso and many of his supporters to charge that an attempt at fraud was underway as Correa's leftist movement sought to hold onto ...
Let's recall that unlike human right protection systems in which there are autonomous judicial institutions (e.g. the Inter-American Court of Human Rights), democracy protection rules are interpreted and enforced by the governments themselves.
Ecuador is in the midst of presidential elections and its lame-duck president Rafael Correa wants to leave the house in order for his successor by taking a position in favor of investigating the Odebrecht case.
According to media reports, some of the other countries whose governments were involved in the scandal surrounding the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht are Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, ...
10, 2014 file photo, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa waits for the start of a head of state visit at the entrance of the government palace in Quito, Ecuador. For the first time in a decade, Correa won't be running when Ecuadoreans head to the polls ...
But Mr Correa also has an authoritarian streak: he essentially seized control of the judiciary and has curbed independent media.
Quito, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Starting at 00:00 (local time) today Ecuador is in the process of electoral silence, a stage prior to the general elections that will take place throughout the national territory and three special foreign circumscriptions ...
Ecuador, Russia, and South Africa introduced new requirements for local production, procurement, and manufacturing. While the ... A number of governments attempted to limit the scope of patentability via both judicial decisions and legislation. While ...


 

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