Weaponizing courts against political opponents has become the modus operandi of the right-wing across Latin America. By sentencing Ecuador’s ex-President Correa, Moreno and his allies sought to take him out of contention.
Ecuador’s authorities may have struggled to deal with the rotting corpses of the Covid-19 dead in the streets of Guayaquil, but they have proven considerably more adept at burying the living.
Earlier this week, Ecuador’s Supreme Court found ex-President Rafael Correa guilty in absentia on corruption and bribery charges.
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