Thursday, April 21, 2005

Another Glorious Leader gone


QUITO, Ecuador (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President
Lucio Gutierrez was ousted by Congress on
Wednesday after a week of increasingly violent
protests in which he was accused of abusing his
power by meddling with the country's top court.

Gutierrez, the third president of the Andean
nation to be toppled amid popular unrest in eight
years, was replaced by his vice-president after a
day of escalating clashes between opposing
protesters in which two people were reported

The report.