Legal troubles are mounting for Correa

Ex-president Rafael Correa faces up to 150 law suits and more may be on the way. The cases that have been filed and processed by the Judicial Function of Ecuador (www.funcionjudicial.gob.ec) deal primarily with claims for financial losses and damages and civil rights breaches. Fifty-four of the 150 lawsuits have been filed by those who claim that their constitutional rights have been violated.  Next in number, are 20 cases claiming losses and damages due to presidential actions, while 16 cite damages to moral character or slander. Other cases claim lack of access to information, violation of injunction petitions, and six…

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