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The Ecuador Lawsuit.

September 25, 2015

Rafael Correa, the Hypocrite – PanAm Post

Tartuffe, or the Hypocrite, Molière’s 17th-century satire, tells the story of a man who skilfully pretends to abide by a rigid moral code of piety and asceticism, only to steal people’s goods after he’s gained their trust. This classic work of literature is a must read for Ecuadorians who want to understand President Rafael Correa’s latest crusade called “Auction for the People.” Read more>>


September 24, 2015
Rafael Correa - president of Ecuador - Ecuador political news

Ecuador’s President Used Millions Of Dollars Of Public Funds To Censor Critical Online Videos – Buzzfeed

The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, used millions of dollars from his country’s intelligence budget to hire a foreign company to remove a documentary and other information critical of him or his wife from the internet, leaked documents show. Read more>>

September 22, 2015
Who is behind Ecuador's demonstrations - Ecuador political news

Ecuador: Indigenous Uprising Confronts Government Repression – Latinamerica Press

The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) led a new national uprising this past August and plans to continue again mid-September. Although the leadership of the main Ecuadorian indigenous organization considered it a success, this demonstration against various governmental measures did not achieve the political impact of the uprisings in the 1990s (from which this movement emerged) which succeeded in stopping the advance of the neoliberal model in Ecuador and bringing down two Presidents. Read more>>

September 21, 2015
Ecuador political news

Free Speech Crackdown, Ecuador Edition – Foreign Policy

The United Nations and leading human rights groups routinely bash Vladimir Putin’s Russia and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s Egypt for cracking down on the press and stifling free expression. Add a new strongman to the list: Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, whose administration has waged an increasingly aggressive campaign against both the media and the free speech rights of ordinary citizens. Read more>>

September 21, 2015
Rafael Correa - President of Ecuador - Ecuador political news

Correa Lackeys Play Word Games to Mask Reelection Agenda – PanAm Post

Legislators from President Rafael Correa’s PAIS Alliance have promoted a series of constitutional “amendments” to eliminate term limits for all publicly elected officials, including the president. And yet ruling-party legislator Soledad Buendía announced in an interview on August 25 that PAIS Alliance is not seeking to enable the indefinite reelection of the president. Yes, you read that right. Read more>>

September 15, 2015

Ecuador Fundamedios Media Watchdog’s Impending Closure Creates International Backlash Over Free Speech – International Business Times

Ecuador is drawing condemnation from human rights and free-speech advocacy groups around the world for its decision this month to initiate the closure of Fundamedios, the South American country’s last remaining independent media watchdog. But so far, the government of President Rafael Correa is not backing down. Read more>>

September 15, 2015
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Canadian Chevron Ruling Lays Out Enforcement Welcome Mat – Law360

The Canada Supreme Court’s recent decision that Chevron Corp. must face a bid to enforce a $9.5 billion pollution judgment puts a fresh litigation bull’s-eye on any multinational company operating in the Great White North, even if its Canadian unit has no real connection to a judgment’s underlying dispute. Read more>>