The former vice president Jorge Glaswho was arrested in a violent police raid at the Mexican Embassy in Quito to be transferred to a maximum security prison, He would have attempted suicide with an overdose of medication and would have been transferred to a hospital in the coastal city of Guayaquil.

According to the Radio Pichincha station, which cites sources close to the Citizen Revolution movement, to which Glas belongs, The politician would have been transferred to the Military Hospital, in Guayaquil, due to the consumption of an overdose of medications in a suicide attempt.

The digital media Primicias also reported that Glas had been declared in a medical coma, according to a police report on the causes of the breakdown due to the “intake of anxiolytic, antidepressant and sedative medications.”

Likewise, it has been noted that the former vice president and ally of former president Rafael Correa (2007-2017) would have been stabilized in the medical unit to which he was transferred.

At the moment, no Ecuadorian authority has confirmed or denied the information, despite multiple requests from the press for an official version of the alleged suicide attempt.


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