Ecuador: Army General no longer in charge of President’s security detail

Posted on August 13, 2016 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency, Police/Military Activity reported Following a meeting in Carondelet, the President of the Assembly issued a statement responding to the General.

The Army Commander Luis Castro Ayala, he no longer cares for the president, Rafael Correa. In the military promotion ceremony last Wednesday, where the officer requested the file of the Bill of Social Security of the Armed Forces, if not meet certain parameters, the defense minister, Ricardo Patiño, referred to him as a former head of Presidential Protection service.

“I want to respectfully greet (…) officers in this significant act receive their badges promotion. General Luis Castro, current commanding general of the Army, former head of the Presidential Protective Service, former commander of the Special Forces Brigade country and fighter in the Alto Cenepa “explained Patiño.

Two years ago, Castro served as commander of the Service, replacing the then captain Lenin Sanchez, who, leaving these functions thanked the support and trust received during his years of service “in a work of great delicacy as is the receipt of the President of the Republic and the Carondelet Palace “. Since the beginning of the year, Colonel of the Army Aviation Javier Suarez performs functions of deputy head of the Service. Read Article


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