Ecuador’s National Assembly removes its president from office

The dismissed president of the Congress, who had filed several legal appeals to prevent her dismissal from being processed, has not pronounced herself on the process against her.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, May 31, Ecuador's National Assembly (Parliament) dismissed its president, Guadalupe Llori -the first indigenous woman to reach that position- who has been accused of failing to fulfill her functions and allowing the discrediting of the chamber.

With 81 votes in favor - out of 82 present - and 56 absent, the plenary of the Assembly accepted a report prepared by a special commission that investigated Llori's management and alleged: "non-compliance with her functions . . .

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