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Ecuador Tells US Ambassador to Leave Over Leaked Cable

Categories: Latin America, North America, Ecuador, U.S.A., Breaking News, International Relations

The Latin Americanist [1] reports that Ecuador has requested U.S. Ambassador Heather Hodges leave the country: “The main gripe against Hodges has to do with a cable uncovered by Wikileaks where she alleged that corruption was entrenched in Ecuador’s national police […] She also claimed that President Rafael Correa was aware of corruption allegations against several senior police officials.”