Former Director of Culture accuses the mayor of censorship

Adriana Tamaríz confirmed her departure from the Culture Department of the Municipality of Cuenca during a press conference held on Friday morning at the Central School. Tamaríz was dismissed from office by Mayor Pedro Palacios after a presentation event on Friday, January 24. The event was meant to highlight the agenda for the Bicentennial of Cuenca, in San Francisco Square. At the event, a multidisciplinary art project ‘Mestizo,’ presented a critical position of the government’s actions related to the October 2019 civil protests. During her speech, Tamaríz stressed that it is “unacceptable” that Palacios asked her to resign “for what…

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