· March, 2013

Stories about Ecuador from March, 2013

Ecuador: One Year Since the Detainment of ‘The 10 from Luluncoto’

  11 March 2013

It has been a year since "the 10 from Luluncoto" were detained, citizens accused of attempted terrorism. Various demonstrations have taken place outside the Inca women's prison, and they are awaiting the liberation of two of the detainees that have already spent a year in prison: Abigaíl Heras and Cristina Campaña.

Ecuador Declares Three Days of National Mourning after Chávez's Passing

  6 March 2013

The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa (@MashiRafael), decreed three days of national mourning after the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez. The Head of State said that with Chávez's passing, Latin America has lost a great leader and he affirmed that those who fight for their country cannot be forgotten.