Ecuador Elections
Right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador’s presidency and other stories

Today we look at Ecuador’s presidential election results, protests following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in the US, reports of Israel’s role in the blackout at an Iranian nuclear site, hunger strike by detained Hirak protesters in Algeria, and the ties between Israeli businessman Dan Gertler and the DRC

It’s election day in Ecuador: A look at what lies ahead

The run-off election between progressive candidate Andrés Arauz and banker Guillermo Lasso is taking place amid an escalating pandemic, an economic crisis, and fears of irregularities

What’s happening in Ecuador?

Five days out from the second round of elections in Ecuador, Peoples Dispatch brings you a report on some of the key elements to look out for this week

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

Opinion poll suggests Andrés Arauz victory in the upcoming Ecuadorian elections

Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance has proposed a comprehensive social protection model to confront the crises facing Ecuador

Andrés Arauz warns of plans to obstruct second round presidential elections in Ecuador

Progressive candidate Andrés Arauz denounced actions of the prosecutor’s office and the comptroller’s office to seize electronic electoral information as an attempt to prevent run-off elections from taking place.

Progressive candidate Andrés Arauz has the advantage ahead of Ecuador’s run-off election

Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance (UNES) won the first round in the Ecuadorian presidential elections that were held on February 7

Andrés Arauz wins first round of Ecuadorian presidential election, heads to run-off on April 11

According to the quick count, Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance (UNES) won 31.74% of the votes. However, its still unclear who his opponent will be as two candidates are technically tied for second place

What you need to know about the upcoming Ecuadorian elections

Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope (UNES) alliance, is the current front runner in the general elections.

Roger Waters on Ecuador and Steven Donziger’s fight for justice

Musician Roger Waters talks about the struggle of the indigenous people of Ecuador against Chevron and the persecution suffered by their attorney Steven Donziger

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