Lessons, dangers and dilemmas for Correismo after Ecuador’s election
On April 11, the second round of Ecuador’s presidential election saw the rightwing candidate Guillermo Lasso prevail by 52.4% to 47.6% over his left wing opponent Andres Arauz.
U.S. role behind the defeat of Ecuador’s Leftist presidential candidate
The U.S. role in the defeat of leftist Andrés Arauz in Ecuador’s presidential contest on April 11 was not overt because it did not need to be, according to a high-ranking Latin American diplomat.
From Rafael Correa to Guillermo Lasso via Lenin Moreno
On 11 April 2021, Guillermo Lasso (52,4%), the right-wing candidate, defeated Andres Arauz, the candidate supported by Rafael Correa and part of the Left, by 52.4% vs 47.6% in the second round of ballots for the presidential election.
What’s happening in Ecuador?
Ground report from Quito, Ecuador days out from the second round of presidential elections.
Rising tensions ahead of second round elections in Ecuador
The lead up to the second round elections in Ecuador have been marked by misinformation campaigns, a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases and fears of manipulation and fraud.
Court rejects vote recount claimed by Yaku Perez
Leftist candidate Andres Arauz and banker Guillermo Lasso will kick off their new electoral campaign ahead of the second round of elections.
Andres Arauz wins the first electoral round in Ecuador
According to unofficial results of an exit poll, Ecuador will have a run-off election. Andres Arauz won 36,2 percent of the valid votes and right-wing candidate Guillermo Lasso got 21,7 percent.
Fears of U.S. interference in Ecuadorean elections
Andres Arauz has 37 percent of voting intention in the most recent polls, compared to 24 percent of the banker Guillermo Lasso, his main competitor, who seeks to banish once and for all the failed model of 21st Century socialism.