Former Minister and IESS Official Arrested

On Wednesday, Ecuador’s Minister of the Interior, María Paula Romo, confirmed the arrest of former Minister Ramiro González (photo). “We have worked closely with the respective authorities and contributed with key information to achieve this capture, we hope their prompt delivery to the Ecuadorian justice,” said the minister. The former official, who served as president of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS), had an arrest warrant for the crime of influence peddling. In this case it is linked to eight people, who mostly worked in the IESS, in the creation of bases to hire the Super Clean cleaning company.…

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