Ecuadorans chief commanders stand in front of new President Alfredo Palacio.
From left to right, Ecuadoran chief military commanders, (Navy) Hector Holguin Darquea, (Air Force), Edmundo Baquero Madera, (Joint Forces), Manuel Zapater Ramos and Army Forces Cesar Ubillus Vergara, stand in front of new President Alfredo Palacio (second right), Defense Minister Solon Espinoza (C) and Administration Secretary Luis Herreria during a ceremony at Carondelet Palace in Quito, April 22, 2005. Palacio changed the nation's military commanders after a week after of violent protests. Gutierrez was the third president of the Andean nation toppled amid popular unrest in eight years. Palacio, who was vice president before Gutierrez was fired by Congress, named seven new ministers including defense and foreign affairs posts to try to restore order to the Andean nation. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja GG