A Guayaquil-born, thirty-nine year-old clinical psycologist has taken office and will rule the country as vice president until 2021. Maria Alejandra Vicuña, a long-time politician that, as one of her accolades, has represented the province of Guayas in the National Assembly under Alianza Pais party, was elected to run the position on January 6, 2018, in the midst of a tumultuous political scenario. Vicuña was officially sworn in as vice president of the country in a ceremony attended by high-profile politicians including government ministers on Saturday January 6, at approximately 6 p.m. Lenin Moreno, however, could not attend because of…
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