The “Defensor del Pueblo” or Ombudsman’s job is to guarantee that the rights of Cuenca citizens are being respected. The man charged with that responsibility is César Zea, who recently assumed his Ombudsman’s responsibilities. “I hope to solve the problems of the citizens with efficiency and courtesy,” said Zea, after beginning his new job. Zea is a lawyer, dentist, and a human rights activist. Since 1992. he has worked with different human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and the Azuay Human Rights Organization. “To be able of fulfill my duties, I need the support of the citizens and from the…
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