Ecuador: Alianza Pais Leads in Preliminary Results for National Assembly

With 63.5 percent of the vote in, Ecuador’s leftist Alianza Pais is leading the preliminary results for the National Assembly with 38.47 percent, while main opponent and banker Guillermo Lasso’s right-wing party Creo-Suma has 21.65 percent. Presidential front-runner Lenin Moreno with President Rafael Corea. | Photo: Presidency Even with the likely support of Cynthia Viteri’s Social…

The “Battle of Stalingrad” Will Take Place in Ecuador

Atilio Borón Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity On Sunday 19 a lovely and beautiful country of South America will be the scenery of a decisive “battle of Stalingrad”. The Russian city is remembered as the place where World War II had its decisive turnaround. If Stalingrad felt, allied forces would have been destroyed by the…

Ecuador: A Decade of Social and Economic Progress

Despite global financial crises that have rocked the small South American nation in recent years, Ecuador has managed to achieve landmark social and economic progress in the past decade under the left-wing government of President Rafael Correa, according to a new report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research released Monday. The report, titled…

Continuing the Revolutionary Road Towards a Better Life in Ecuador

We the undersigned support the process of improvement of the living conditions of the historically excluded majority that has taken place in the last decade in Ecuador. We are aware that on that long journey there were many things that were not accomplished and there are some dynamics that need to be corrected but we…

President Rafael Correa Calls for Latin American Unity Against Trump

President Rafael Correa said the region needs to stand together to fight discrimination and human rights violations. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Monday that Latin America needs to respond with a strong front and united speech against the anti-immigration measures of U.S. President Donald Trump. Correa said there needs to be “a regional stand to…

Ecuador: Social Progress vs Neoliberalism

Ecuador, progreso social o neoliberalismo Por Hedelberto López Blanch, Resumen Latinoamericano, 30 enero 2017 Pese a la enorme ofensiva política, económica y propagandística llevada a cabo por las fuerzas de derecha contra los gobiernos progresistas surgidos en la Latinoamérica, hasta ahora el único derrotado en las urnas fue el justicialismo argentino. Los gobiernos nacionalistas de…