What rights does Mexico grant to asylum-seekers from Ecuador?

The four “Correísta” assembly members who were in the Mexican embassy in Quito managed to leave Ecuador after their “hosts” granted them political asylum. Last Thursday, Ecuadorian Foreign Minister José Valencia reported that all the approvals for the Correísta’s to leave for Mexico were given after the respective safe-conduct was granted. “The Government of Mexico recognizes the respect and observance (compliance) to international asylum law that has been given by the State of Ecuador and appreciates the [professionalism] of the authorities of that country throughout the process,” said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of that country. In mid-October, Assemblywoman Gabriela…

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