Ecuador: raid on Mexican embassy draws international criticism – but President Noboa hopes voters approve

Image: Quito, Ecuador. Credit: Mauricio Muñoz on Unsplash.

On 10 April, Fabio Andrés Díaz Pabón, together with Maria Gabriela Palacio, published an article in The Conversation reviewing the Ecuador’s security forces’ raiding of the Mexican embassy in Ecuador’s capital city, Quito. The arrest and subsequent detention of fugitive former Ecuadorian vice-president Jorge Glas has sparked a major diplomatic row between the two countries and ignited a heated debate over Ecuador’s commitment to international law and diplomacy. Against the backdrop of escalating regional and global tensions, this raises concerns about countries’ respect for international laws. Read the article.