Leftist lawyer Luisa González and businessman Daniel Noboa outlined their government plans, debating on the matters of economy, security, social policies and political issues
All seven presidential candidates advocated strengthening of the security in the country and promised improvements as they stood next to fellow hopeful Fernando Villavicencio’s empty podium, who was assassinated last week
In today’s episode, we bring you stores of sanctions hampering earthquake relief in Syria, the recent Ecuadorian elections, NHS workers continuing their strikes, and a Kenyan court allowing Meta to be sued
Irene León speaks about factors behind the recent loss of progressive forces in Ecuador and what to expect with Guillermo Lasso in office
The right-wing Guillermo Lasso obtained 52.41% of the votes while progressive candidate Andrés Arauz secured 47.59% of the votes in the election held on Sunday. Arauz’s Union for Hope alliance won the most seats in the legislature
Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez supported coups in Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. His US-backed party Pachakutik and supposedly “left-wing” environmentalist campaign is being promoted by right-wing corporate lobbyists.
Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope (UNES) alliance, is the current front runner in the general elections.