Rafael Correa

The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador’s “Free and Fair” Election

Ecuador’s April 11 election that led to a 5-point victory by conservative banker Guillermo Lasso over progressive candidate Andrés Arauz was not what it appeared to be. On the surface, it was a surprisingly clean and professional election, as our…

How Ecuador’s Democracy Is Being Suffocated

By Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya / Globetrotter A recent poll showed that if Andrés Arauz Galarza were allowed to run in Ecuador’s presidential election of 2021, he would win in the first round with 45.9 percent of the vote.…

Ecuador: obstacles for Rafael Correa and his party to participate in next year’s elections

On July 20, the National Electoral Council of Ecuador announced the suspension of four political organizations and with it, their inability to participate in next year’s general elections. One of the suspended organizations is Fuerza Compromiso Social, an organization under…

Bolivia: They try to Stop Evo and Ban the M.A.S. Before Imminent Electoral Victory

On Monday, June 6, the Bolivian prosecution charged and asked for the arrest of former President Evo Morales for “Terrorism and sedition.” The case based on a home audio attributed to the former president was reactivated in this way, who…

Ruling against Rafael Correa condemned in Latin America

Latin American personalities on Tuesday condemned the eight-year sentence given to ex-president of Ecuador Rafael Correa and his disqualification from participating in elections in that country. The ex-president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya (2006-2009) repudiated the ruling against the most popular…

Ecuador: From the middle of the world to the end of the world

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos As its very name suggests, Ecuador is geographically located in the middle of the world. And now, from all appearances, neoliberalism has decided to carry out its end-of-the-world maneuvers in this country. That is perhaps…

Ecuador: Prison Order Against Former President Rafael Correa

For the third time, the Attorney General’s Office has asked the National Court of Justice to ask Interpol to capture former President Rafael Correa. It has already been requested on two occasions but the request has been denied by Interpol,…

Europe’s closed eyes on the political prisoner Jorge Glas

Interview with Chilean journalist and activist Patricio Mery Bell on the current situation in Ecuador. Do you find that the prosecutions of Dilma Rousseff, Lula and Christina Kirchner were also used to indict Jorge Glas and put him out of…

The Guardian Publishes Still More Blatant MI6 Lies on J. Assange

The Guardian, Washington Post and New York Times have been publishing a stream of deliberate lies, in collusion with the security services. The idea of the “liberal media” no longer exists in the new plutocratic age. The press are not…

Washington Moves Against Rafael Correa

by Paul Craig Roberts, July 4, 2018 the original article can be found here   As President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa was a Godsend for the Ecuadorian people, for Latin American independence and for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. By serving justice and…

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