Former Minister of Planning and Public Investment, Julio De Vido, was charged with corruption related to the disgraced Brazilian construction conglomerate, Odebrecht.
The National Court of Justice has denied an appeal for clarification and extension by Vice President Jorge Glas's defense attorney, reports El Universo. Jorge Glas served as Minister of Strategic Sectors from 2010 to 2012 under President Rafael Correa. Glas was tapped to be Correa’s running mate and has served as Vice President since 2013. … Continue reading Judge Denies “Extention and Clariffication” Appeal by Jorge Glas
A vote to allow President Michel Temer to be tried on corruption charges failed to muster enough support in the Chamber of Deputies. The vote on Wednesday in the lower chamber of Brazil's Federal Congress was 251 in support of Temer and 233 against. The vote to try the president on charges of obstruction of … Continue reading President Temer Will Not Be Tried on Corruption Charges After Failed Vote
Un nuevo informe de 12 páginas de la Unidad de Investigación de Apoyar a la Fiscalía presenta nueva evidencia en la investigación de corrupción de Odebrecht en Ecuador. El informe describe al vicepresidente Jorge Glas, al excontralor Carlos Pólit, y al brasileño José Conceição Santos como los tres jefes de un plan criminal de asociación … Continue reading Nuevo Informe Identifica al Vicepresidente Ecuatoriano y Otros Dos como Jefes de un Esquema Criminal
A new 12-page report by the Investigation Unit to Support the Prosecution presents new evidence in the Odebrecht corruption investigation in Ecuador. The report describes Vice President Jorge Glas, former comptroller Carlos Pólit, and the Brazilian Jose Conceição Santos as the three heads of a criminal scheme of illicit association. Jorge Glas served as Minister of Strategic Sectors … Continue reading New Report Identifies Ecuadorian Vice President, Two Others as Heads of a “Criminal Scheme”