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
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
Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance has proposed a comprehensive social protection model to confront the crises facing Ecuador
Uncertainty looms over the electoral process in Ecuador as it has still not been made clear who will face off against front-runner Andrés Arauz in the second round and whether the process will go forward as planned
David Adler of the Progressive International who was observing the Ecuadorian elections discusses the recent fraud accusations as well as the right-wing’s dirty campaign against Andrés Arauz
The fight for second place in the run-off elections between Yaku Pérez of the Pachakutik Plurinational Unity Movement party and Guillermo Lasso of the right-wing Creating Opportunities ( CREO) party and Social Christian Party (PSC) is still too close to call
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 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.
Several members of the progressive Union for Hope (UNES) alliance, including its presidential candidate Andrés Arauz, former president Rafael Correa, among others, are denouncing that plans to suspend the February 7 general elections are underway in Ecuador