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Ecuador: Correa could "pardon" 'El Universo' journalists

Ecuador’s plucky President just won a $40 million defamation lawsuit against newspaper El Universo. On Thursday he said he might choose not to collect his award. (Photo: Flickr Presidencia de la Republica del Ecuador)

By MANUEL RUEDA
Channel: Latin American Affairs

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has said that he might “pardon” three newspaper owners and a columnist who recently lost a crippling $40 million libel suit to the Ecuadorean government.

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