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Ecuador Moves to Shut Down Press Freedom Group

Ecuador's government has initiated proceedings to shut down the South American nation's sole remaining press freedom group. It accuses Fundamedios of political partisanship.   Fundamedios director Cesar Ricuarte said Wednesday that the watchdog group was notified Tuesday in a letter from the Communications Secretariat.   Ricuarte said Fundamedios was targeted for unflaggingly denouncing government attacks on Ecuadorean journalists. The letter says the organization's...

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