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  1. Montanita Ecuador: Alibi for one of defendants in murder of two tourists, bites the dust

    .infobae.com (Machine Translated) Jose Luis Perez Castro (31) is one of the defendants of the double crime of María José Coni (22) and Marina Menegazzo (21) – the Mendocinean tourists who were murdered in the Ecuadorian town of Montañita – and that yesterday suffered a severe setback in full trial: one of the key witnesses [&…
  2. Ecuador: President Moreno making efforts to dialogue with Indigenous groups

    unpo.org / In July 2017, President Lenin Moreno met with CONAIE, the Federation of Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador. It had been 8 years since the dialogue between the national government and the indigenous movement had been suspended. Showing his commitment to re-establish the dialogue, President Moreno pledged to restore intercultural bilingual education and guaranteed the…
  3. Ecuador: Foreign Ministry still aligned with former President’s position on free speech

    .hrw.or / Unlike his predecessor Rafael Correa, President Lenin Moreno has, since taking office in May 2017, publicly endorsed respect for free speech and civil society. The Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Ministry, however, appears to be adopting positions that are inconsistent with President Moreno’s public statements and seems to be still aligned with his predecessor’s open [&#…