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· May, 2011

Stories about Ecuador from May, 2011

22 May 2011

Ecuador: Citizen Reflections on Referendum Results

Ecuador's latest referendum results, which among other things gave President Rafael Correa more powers over the media and the judiciary, sparked a debate about the campaign and prompted reflections by...

16 May 2011

Ecuador: Three Years After the Factory Tragedy

April 19 marked three years since the fire at the Factory discotheque in Quito while a gothic rock concert was in progress. As a result, 19 were killed and 24...

In Remembrance of Paulina Aguilera, Global Voices Author

We're deeply saddened by the untimely death of Paulina Aguilera Muñoz, a Global Voices author, journalist, blogger, and mother of two. From around the world, we send our condolences and...

10 May 2011

Ecuador: Blogger Detained for Offenses Against Attorney General

The detainment of Ecuadorian blogger Víctor Vizcaíno Luzuriaga for alleged offenses against Attorney General Washington Pesántez became a trend on Twitter, with strong reactions in the blogosphere and a harsh...

9 May 2011

Ecuador: Voters Back President Correa in 10-Question Referendum

According to the latest results, President Correa's 10 question referendum has passed by a slimmer margin than exit polls first reported. Ecuadorians voted on the 10 questions on Saturday, May...