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President Correa, in lead case, pardons newspaper publishers and former columnist

Tuesday, February 28th 2012 - 04:18 UTC
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Ecuador's populist president, Rafael Correa, on Monday pardoned three newspaper publishers and a former columnist who had been sentenced to jail and ordered to pay 40 million dollars damages in a libel case that angered media freedom advocates. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Does ANYBODY care what a tin-pot coward things?

    These press people should never have been in court anyway.

    Like many so called 'leaders' in LatAm they need to grow up. Nobody asked for them to stand for election.

    Feb 28th, 2012 - 01:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    I'm just amazed that you can be sent to prison for libel.

    Feb 28th, 2012 - 04:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • xbarilox

    Another dictator who should feel the cold of a good shot in the middle of his head.

    Feb 28th, 2012 - 08:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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