Jorge Glas
Vice-president of Ecuador Otto Sonnenholzner resigns

Sonnenholzner was the third vice president of Lenín Moreno during his four years in office

Rafael Correa terms prison sentence an act of political persecution

Rafael Correa was sentenced to eight years in prison on bribery and corruption charges. The former president condemned the verdict and called it a measure to prevent him from running in the 2021 presidential elections

Ecuador’s Rafael Correa sentenced to 8 years in prison on bribery and corruption charges

Following the verdict, Correa has been barred from electoral politics for 25 years. The former president condemned the decision and termed it a bid to prevent him and his allies from contesting the presidential elections next year

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

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