MADRID, 26 May. (EUROPEAN PRESS) –
Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso is being treated at Houston Methodist Hospital in the USA after his operation. “successful” prostate surgery
The Presidential Communications General Secretariat reported the intervention, stating that the president is already in the room and will return to the country next Sunday.
Lasso announced on Tuesday that he will be away from the country for 5 days due to medical attention, as it is an unofficial trip. “The costs of this relocation will be borne by me.”.
The notice was sent to the Constitutional Court, as the National Assembly, to which this information was to be reported, was dissolved last week when Lasso passed the so-called ‘cross-death’ decision, a constitutional formula implying the dissolution of the courts. and the call for legislative and presidential elections, arguing that there “serious political crisis” obtained from the accusation case against him.
The lawsuit is based on money laundering charges stemming from a deal signed by public company Flopec, which, according to the CFO, caused the country about $6.1 million in damage. The contract in question is still in effect, although it was signed during the Lenín Moreno Government in 2020, as Lasso recalls.
Source: Noti Merica