Ecuador: Correa Denounces Disqualification of Left-Wing Party- Telesur
Date: Jul 16, 2020
Ecuador’s former President Rafael Correa Tuesday denounced that the Executive branch is exerting pressure to prevent the Social Commitment Force (SCF) party from participating in the upcoming elections.
He said that the Comptroller General Pablo Celi and Interior Minister Maria Paula Romo pressured the National Electoral Council (CNE) to remove the SCF party from the register of political organizations authorized to participate in the 2021 electoral process.
“We are getting robbed again. CNE gave in to Celi, Romo, and the government’s pressures. Now the SCF party will be illegally and untimely eliminated,” the former president tweeted.
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