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Ecuador amaneció hoy con relativa calma tras la crisis desatada ayer por una sublevación de policías que tuvieron secuestrado durante varias horas al presidente Rafael Correa, quien considera los hechos un intento de golpe de Estado. continue reading »
Ecuador President, Rafael Correa, has declared a ‘state of siege’ today after a national police strike turned violent, shutting down airports and blockades of key highways. The President himself was hospitalized when officers attacked him with tear gas, he was briefly hospitalized. continue reading »
Canal Uno and former World Cup referee, Byron Moreno, has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling heroin into the U.S. Moreno is well known in Latin America for his sports commentary and is equally known for his World Cup referring. In 2002 he gained famed for his controversial call expelling Italian Francisco Totti in the Italy vs. Korea game. Moreno was widely blamed by Italy for their elimination from the 2002 World Cup. continue reading »
Las disputas de gobiernos contra la prensa opositora y la violencia del crimen organizado encendieron focos rojos para la libertad de prensa en América Latina, en constante lucha por consolidar ese pilar de la democracia ante la creciente intolerancia de las autoridades. continue reading »
A passenger bus traveling through the highlands of Ecuador enroute to Quito crashed early Sunday morning killing 38 passengers and leaving many others injured. continue reading »