Hearings on the extradition case in the United States of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, scheduled for early September, will be in full-time mode, the defendant must be present in the courtroom, said the judge of the magistrates court in Westminster Vanessa Baraitser.
On Monday held another administrative hearing on the case Assange. The interests of the defendant were represented by attorneys Edward Fitzgerald and mark summers. The meeting started without the presence of Assange, however, the judge demanded that the defendant watched the hearings via video link and adjourned in order that the officers could provide video session with the court. Assange joined the hearing from a special room from Belmarsh prison: he looked tired, stooping once sneezed. He was wearing a beige sweater and pink shirt, Assange was without a mask.
Alleged surveillance of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, which was conducted by the Spanish firm Undercover Global (Global UC) initially makes it unlawful for his possible extradition to the US, said the coordinator of protection of founder Wikileaks, former judge Baltasar Garzon.
On Monday, a group of lawyers of Assange, and a former Consul of Ecuador in London give the National court of Spain testimony on alleged espionage in the Embassy of Ecuador in the British capital. In addition to Garson's testimony in this case should give Fidel narváez, former Consul of Ecuador in London, the lawyer and the bride Assange, the mother of his two children, Stella Morris, who arrived to court, and lawyers Gareth Peirce (Gareth Peirce) and Jennifer Robinson, which the judge will interview via video link, reported RIA Novosti a source close to Garson.
The legal team of Julian Assange, including the coordinator of his defense, the former judge Baltasar Garzon, gives Monday's testimony in the National court of Spain in connection with the case of alleged wiretapping in the Ecuador Embassy in London WikiLeaks founder, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Testimony in National court in this case should give former Consul of Ecuador in London, Fidel narváez, the lawyer and the bride Assange, the mother of his two children of Stella Morris and lawyers Gareth Peirce (Gareth Peirce) and Jennifer Robinson, told RIA Novosti a source close to Garson.
The government of Ecuador has warned the authorities of China and other countries engaged in fishing in the Pacific that it intends to protect its Maritime rights around the Galapagos Islands.
The Department explained that we are talking about the protection of the special economic zone in the Pacific ocean and the habitat of many unique species of fish and wildlife, threatened by illegal and unregulated fishing.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been awarded Stuttgart peace prize for the year 2020, according to a press release from civil society AnStifter (it. - the instigator), established the prize.
The award to Assange is "a sign that the right to unconditional freedom of information and freedom of the press should not only protect, but also to realize", said the Chairman of the AnStifter Annette ome-Reinicke.
The Ministry of environment of Ecuador has announced the opening of the national Park and marine reserve of the Galapagos Islands closed because of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.
"The Ministry of environment and water resources announced the resumption of visits to the Galapagos national Park and marine reserve", - stated in the message published in the microblog Twitter of the Ministry.
The number of victims of coronavirus in Ecuador has exceeded 5 thousand, has infected more than 67 thousand people, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
Daily gain of patients was 1408 people, the total number of cases reached 67209. The number of victims from confirmed COVID-19 is 5031, while the analyses are 3305 people who have suspected the presence of coronavirus, are in the works. Recovered 5 of 900 patients.
The foreign Minister of Ecuador, josé Valencia, who held the post for two years, has resigned, according to the newspaper Comercio.
Valencia stressed that his decision is not connected with the resignation of the Vice-President Otto Sonnenkeller, which became known on Tuesday.
Vice-President of Ecuador Otto Sonnenkeller resigned, said the politician in the video message.
"It's a difficult decision, it would be convenient to stay here (in the posts), but I've never done that I prefer, so I decided to leave," he said.
The number of cases infected with coronavirus new type among the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Amazon has exceeded 1.2 thousand, according to the Confederation of indigenous nationalities of Ecuador on Twitter.
According to the Confederation, to the present time was recorded 1276 cases COVID-19 among the indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon, 37 people died. It was 622 cases of suspected coronavirus, 116 recovered. There were 2734 test.
The national police of Ecuador announced the release of six people who previously kidnapped the indigenous people in the Ecuadorian province of Pastaza, demanding to give them his body died from the coronavirus.
Earlier, the head of the interior Ministry Maria Paula Romo reported that members of the community Kumai indigenous people of Shuar kidnapped two police officers and officials. They demanded to exhume and to give them the body of the deceased from the coronavirus indigenous leader, was buried in accordance with local protocols. Later, local TV station Ecuavisa reported that three members of the search and rescue operation, sent to the scene, were also kidnapped. Thus, the number held in captivity had grown to six.
16 the Russians flew home from Venezuela, reported the Russian Embassy in a Latin American country.
"The second of July from Venezuela flight airline Air Azur flew to Russia 17 passengers, including 16 Russians and one Venezuelan member of the family of the citizen of the Russian Federation", - stated in the message of the Embassy on Twitter.
Export a flight from Ecuador is planned for July 1, returned home Russians from Bolivia and Peru, told RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Ecuador.
As reported by RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Bolivia Yakov Fedorov, from the Latin American country through Ecuador will return home for two Russian women, in Bolivia they were at work. Women have flown in Quito.
The lawyers of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange surprised by the new charges against their client in the United States, said the defendant's lawyer mark summers.
A Federal Grand jury in the United States on June 25 issued a second indictment in the address Assange, including its collusion with the hackers associated with Anonymous. The conclusion does not contain new criminal episodes in addition to the 18 articles listed in the first indictment in may of 2019, however, expands the scope of collusion around the alleged computer break-ins, in which Assange was accused of earlier.
This year in the Caribbean could fall in more than a dozen powerful hurricanes, some of which have the chance to become very destructive, according to ATOR, citing National oceanic and atmospheric administration (NOAA).
According to experts, the hurricane season this year will be "above normal". Caribbean resorts are waiting for 13 to 19 tropical storms, of which six to ten could become hurricanes third category (wind speed of 200 kilometers per hour and above).
The number of victims of coronavirus infection in Latin America to October will exceed 388 thousand, predicts the Institute for health metrics and evaluation at the University of Washington.
According to published on the University website the forecast, by 1 October the number of deaths from COVID-19 will reach 300 388. Most deaths are projected in Brazil and Mexico, 166 and 88 thousand, respectively. In Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru, the number of victims, according to the University, may exceed 10 thousand, while in 15 countries, including Paraguay, Uruguay, Belize is expected to at least thousands of deaths.
About 60 Russians, stuck in Ecuador because of measures against the coronavirus, waiting to return home, have informed RIA of news in Embassy of the Russian Federation in this Latin American country.
Earlier official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the return of Russians from Ecuador and Central America is in progress.
The number of cases of infection with the novel coronavirus in Ecuador has exceeded 50 thousand, died 4199 people, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
Daily gain of patients was 452 people, the total number of cases has reached 50 183. The new coronavirus was diagnosed in 43 dead, tests 2 866 the deceased, who suspected COVID-19, are in the works. Recovered 5 040 patients.
Centennial male giant Galapagos tortoise named Diego returned to freedom once saved from extinction their appearance, said Paulo Andrade Proaño, the Minister of environment of Ecuador.
Diego, referring to the Fate of hoodensis, was hatched on the Galapagos island of Espanola, where he took a scientific expedition. More than 30 years he spent in the zoo of the American city of San Diego. In the framework of the recovery of an endangered species Diego returned to the Galapagos Islands, where he actively contributed to the expansion of the population continuing to remain in captivity.
Mode exceptional situation in Ecuador imposed three months ago, was extended for another 60 days, said President Lenin Moreno.
Moreno noted that 90 days of combat the coronavirus, the country managed to strengthen the healthcare system has recovered 42 687 people, 136 hospitals were placed under the patients with this disease.
The Ministry of health of Ecuador published on Thursday new data on coronavirus, according to which the number of cases of infection has reached 45 082, from complications died 3768 people.
The daily increase of cases amounted to 642 people. The new coronavirus was diagnosed in 48 of the victims, the analyses are 2516 dead whose suspected COVID-19, are in the works.
Residents of several cities of Ecuador in the morning found that all the streets are covered with ashes, which by night threw the active volcano of Sangay, which is located in the province of Morona Santiago on the Eastern slope of the Andes.
The ashes made up of the provinces of Chimborazo (Central Andes), Guayas (Pacific coast) and Los ríos (in the West). In one of the most populated cities of Ecuador – Guayaquil, located about 180 kilometers from the volcano, ash covered almost all areas.
The indigenous people of achuar in Ecuador said on Friday that three confirmed cases infected with coronavirus new type in their communities and decided to demand from people who want to enter its territory, providing results, rapid tests and PCR testing to confirm that they are not infected.
He also said that access to small planes with medical and humanitarian aid will be open only in areas free from the virus.
The court sent under house arrest former President of Ecuador Abdal of Bucaram (1996-1997) after a search in the case of corruption on the background of the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, during which it was discovered the weapon, the right to the possession of which he could not confirm, said the Prosecutor's office.
The Prosecutor General's office of Ecuador previously reported on the implementation of searches and arrests on charges of corruption discovered in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, a crime suspect officials and ex-President Abdal of Balarama. In the house last had discovered the weapon, which was not authorized. Also found were a box of 5 masks thousands and 2 thousands of rapid tests for the coronavirus.
Between the words and deeds of Western countries in the field of human rights observed dissonance, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the actions against the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
"The fact Assange is a shot of the Western system of justice itself. It is, as again indicated by many commentators, for political reasons used as a punitive tool against unwanted persons. by the Way, I would like to note that including Britain and of course USA are constantly heated and an information campaign about conditions of detention (the suspect in Russia spying) Paul Whelan" she said during an online briefing on Thursday.
Ecuador's capital Quito on Wednesday, "epidemiological traffic light" has moved to the yellow phase, which allowed to resume half the commercial activity after 78 days of sanitary prohibitions against the background of the fight against coronavirus.
"We are seeing the formation of habits of Biosafety among the citizens", - said on the results of inspections and investigations, the Deputy Minister of public security of Ecuador's Guillermo Rodriguez, the words of the official results publication Comercio.
Former President of Ecuador Abdala Bucaram detained by the police for illegal possession of weapons during the search in the case of corruption in the purchase of medicines.
Bucaram was removed from office by Parliament after six months of government in 1996-97, after which about 20 years was in exile in Panama.
The Confederation of indigenous nationalities of Ecuador has declared a state of emergency in their territories because of the coronavirus, said the head of the Confederation Marlon Vargas during a press conference.
Among the indigenous population, according to the Confederation on 31 may, it was confirmed 215 cases of infection COVID-19, at 354 - suspected coronavirus. Died 13 people, two are in critical condition.
Ecuador on the background of the pandemic from June 3 opens international flights to USA, flights to Europe are planned from July, according to the newspaper El Universo.
The Jun scheduled flights between Guayaquil, one of the largest in the country, and Florida, Miami and new York. It also plans flights from Miami to Quito. At the end of June confirmed a flight from Panama.
An explosive device was detonated in the headquarters of the private television station Teleamazonas Guayaquil in Ecuador.
"Headquarters in Teleamazonas Guayaquil was attacked using an explosive device, the incident resulted in no casualties, only material damage", - said in a statement Teleamazonas.