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Volume 5, Issue 18
February 7, 2021
Yaku you say?

Yaku you say?

Like many people in Ecuador, I woke up a little surprised on Monday to find that Yaku Perez was actually leading Guillermo Lasso for the second position in Ecuador’s presidential election that took place on Sunday. Both the polls, and common sense, pointed to Lasso taking the second spot. Afterall, he came within a handful […]

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UPDATES  2/10/21

UPDATES 2/10/21

Update to: Contentious Electoral Court orders CNE to qualify Abdalá Bucaram Ortiz’s candidacyPublished: Volume 5, Issue 10Criminal proceedings against Abdalá Bucaram will proceed when vote tally is announced With most of the votes counted from the recent election, it has become pretty clear that former president of the Republic, Abdalá Bucaram, won’t have a seat […]

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The economic plans of Andrés Arauz, Yaku Pérez and Guillermo Lasso

The economic plans of Andrés Arauz, Yaku Pérez and Guillermo Lasso

With Andrés Arauz waiting to find out who he will be opposing in the second round of presidential elections in April—either Yaku Pérez or Guillermo Lasso—it’s a good time to review what each candidate has presented as their economic plan to lift Ecuador out of its current financial crisis. During the electoral campaign, Arauz, Pérez and […]

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Ecuador’s next President comes down to three candidates

Ecuador’s next President comes down to three candidates

While the country awaits the results of the recounts and review of suspended votes, one thing is clear: one of three people will be the next President of Ecuador. One candidate who is assured to be in April 11th’s second-round election is Andrés Arauz, Sunday’s top vote getter. He will oppose either Yaku Pérez or […]

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Ecuador still in shock as election results continue to be tallied

Ecuador still in shock as election results continue to be tallied

Ecuador awoke to a shock on Monday as the results of its presidential election showed that all the polls going into the vote were off by a wide margin. Up until the first vote was cast on Sunday, all the most recent polls showed that Andrés Arauz, the correísmo candidate for the Unes alliance and […]

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