Conservative Lasso to Runoff of Ecuadorian Election

By Democracy Now

HAVANA TIMES – In Ecuador, conservative banker Guillermo Lasso will advance to the second round of the presidential election against leftist economist Andrés Arauz.

Indigenous candidate Yaku Pérez came in less than half a percentage point behind Lasso. He is disputing the result and has been organizing his supporters to protest and demand a recount.

The runoff is scheduled for April 11. Click here to see our recent interview with Andrés Arauz.

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