January 19, 2014

Ecuador's Continued Assault on the Press

Jim Wyss, Miami Herald

The Associated Press

Correa, a U.S.-educated economist, has repeatedly called the media his “greatest enemy” and has leveled multimillion-dollar lawsuits against those who cross him. This week, as he celebrated his seventh year in power, there were no signs of a truce. And if the allegations of government hacking are true it would mean the administration’s media war is getting dirtier.

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TAGGED: Rafael Correa, Latin America, Ecuador


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