For social movements, Lasso will be a continuation of the anti-people, pro-business policies introduced and imposed by his predecessor Lenín Moreno
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
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
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
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
Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance has proposed a comprehensive social protection model to confront the crises facing 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.
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
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
Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope (UNES) alliance, is the current front runner in the general elections.
Musician Roger Waters talks about the struggle of the indigenous people of Ecuador against Chevron and the persecution suffered by their attorney Steven Donziger