Citizens posted information that the few vaccines available in the country had been used on VIPs close to the Moreno regime and the Ecuadorian right wing.Full Story
President Lenin Moreno's administration is not guaranteeing security and peaceful coexistence inside jails.Full Story
Reports place the disturbance in the city of Guayaquil at the Litoral Penitentiary
The prison riots were prompted by a battle for control of the jails after a gang leader was killed in December.
The World Health Organization does not recommend the acquisition of vaccines through private institutions because only public management can guarantee equitable access to drugs.
In El Turi prison located in Cuenca, the Prosecutor´s Office confirmed 38 deaths in the maximum-security pavilion. The bodies were transported to a forensic center. This as president Lenin Moreno accused criminal organizations off the riot.
The Comptroller's request was not approved because it lacks a legal basis and the electoral process is still in progress.
The Indigenous march urged the Ecuadorian Attorney General's Office to launch an investigation into alleged electoral fraud.
The Union for Hope (Unes) candidate considers State entities' interference in the electoral process a blow to Ecuadorian democracy.
Presidential candidates who will take part in the Apr. 4 run-off described the action as an attack on democracy.
With 100 percent of the ballot records processed, the electoral body reported that the Union for Hope (UNES) Andres Arauz won with 32.72 percent of the votes while Lasso received 19.74 percent.