Ecuador's Vice President accused of money laundering and involvement in Panama Papers

Panamanian newspaper 'La Estrella' published a column on 2 November 2016, allegeding the Panamanian Government possess a report accusing Ecuador's Vice President, Jorge Glas, of money laundering and involvement in the Panama Papers. The column goes on to add that a high ranked Ecuadoran government official traveled to Panama to prevent the release of this report (Andes, 5 November 2016). Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, denied the accusations, labeling the publication as irresponsible, without context, or sources (Andes). Ecuador's General Attorney Galo Chiriboga announced that through the Ecuadoran Embassy in Panama, a formal complaint to this newspaper will be placed, demanding the basis and sources to this report (El Universo, 7 November 2016).