Correistas call their new party Revolucion Alfarista

The followers of former president Rafael Correa have decided on a name for their new political party: Revolucion Alfarista. Their first choice was Revolucion Ciudadana, but the name was already registered by Alianza Pais, the party they broke away from that is currently controlled by supporters of President Lenin Moreno. The new name was chosen during the organization’s first national meeting, February 23 in Duran. In choosing the name Revolucion Alfarista, the Correistas say they are a revolutionist left-wing organization that will continue to fight for former vice president Jorge Glas’s liberty who was ‘‘illegally and unfairly imprisoned,’’ as well…

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