Interior Minister Carrillo called the explosion an "act of terrorism" and said the explosives seemed to be home-made.Full Story
The Prosecutor's Office says that Judge Molina issued the release order at 4:46 p.m. local time, "when he was already disqualified, because he was called to trial in another case."Full Story
The judge who ordered his release mentioned that authorities had violated his "rights to health and physical integrity."
The former vice-president of Ecuador, Jorge Glas, detained in prison 4 in Quito, wrote a letter to the director of the Oscar Gabela penitentiary center.
The dialogue is part of the agreements adopted for lifting the national strike that paralyzed the country last June.
The earthquake was located 16.3 kilometers from San Gabriel with a depth of 4.56 kilometers.
Among the agreements are the forgiveness of loans for up to US$3,000, the refinancing of overdue debts up to US$10,000, and the granting of productive loans for US$540 million.
"How long will we suffer the consequences of the government's ineffectiveness?" outlet WLa Radio tweeted.
The indigenous movement will analyze the proposal and evaluate its viability. If accepted, there would be the first agreement between parties.
CONAIE's president rejected disqualifications by the president of the Republic, Guillermo Lasso.
This weekend saw shocking murders such as that of driver Milton Vera after winning a competition in Santo Domingo.