Ecuador – Voters to Go to Ballot Box on Anti-Crime Measures

Posted on December 21, 2010 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Politics

A referendum on reforms to the new constitution and criminal law is to be held in Ecuador in response to the mounting public security crisis, giving left-wing President Rafael Correa an opportunity to canvass public opinion on these thorny issues.

The date of the referendum and the wording of its questions are still unknown, but last Friday Correa said on his regular national radio and television broadcast that he would go to the people about reforms he wants to introduce in the constitution in force since October 2008, which he had personally backed. Read Article

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