Ecuador election cliff-hanger: Leader near outright victory - Philippine Star

Lenin Moreno, presidential candidate for the ruling party Alliance PAIS, center, poses for a photo with supporters after a news conference in Quito, Ecuador, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. The hand-picked candidate of President Rafael Correa, Moreno held an ...

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Ecuador's top electoral authority will wait until Wednesday to announce whether the South American country faces a runoff presidential election, the organization's President Juan Pablo Pozo said in a press conference. As crowds of demonstrators ...

Ecuadorian Election Too Close to Call - Latin American Herald Tribune

QUITO – Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) said on Monday that officials would need three more days to tabulate results from the weekend presidential contest and determine whether a runoff will be required. CNE President Juan Pablo Pozo said at ...

FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

ECUADOREAN socialist presidential candidate Lenin Moreno teetered on the brink of victory last night, holding an 11-point advantage over his right-wing opponent with 89 per cent of votes counted. Mr Moreno had slightly over 39 per cent of the votes in ...

Lenin Moreno: 'We Will Continue to Offer Our Hand to Everyone' - teleSUR English

Lenin Moreno, candidate of the ruling Alianza Pais party, celebrates the early results of the presidential election with supporters in Quito. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 20 February 2017. 0. Comments. Increases text size - Decreases ...

Ecuador Exit Polls Are Inconclusive in Presidential Election - Bloomberg

Exit polls released shortly after voting stations in Ecuador's presidential election closed indicated either a first-round victory by ruling-party candidate Lenin Moreno or a runoff with conservative Guillermo Lasso. “We have won the elections,” Moreno ...

Who Is Guillermo Lasso, Ecuador's Right-Wing Opposition Leader? - teleSUR English

Lasso has a 20-year history of pushing some of the most backward social and economic policies in the continent. As Ecuadoreans await the official results of Sunday's presidential elections we take a look at presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso, who ...

Ruling party candidate leads Ecuador presidential poll in partial results - FRANCE 24

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, partial results showed, and was close to the margin needed to avoid a runoff against conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso. In the event of a runoff, ...

Moreno edges closer to win in Ecuador presidential election - Daily Times

QUITO: Leftist Lenin Moreno appeared to be edging towards an outright victory in Ecuador's presidential elections on Sunday, with partial results showing him close to crossing the margin needed to avoid a runoff. The vote is a test of the legacy of ...

Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote - theday.com

Lenin Moreno, presidential candidate for the ruling party Alliance PAIS, and running mate Vice President Jorge Glas, flash thumbs up as they greet supporters after their arrival to await the results of the general election, in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Feb.

Early Ecuador election tally suggests runoff between leftist, ex-banker - Daily News & Analysis

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was winning Ecuador's presidential election on Sunday, first results showed, though he was just short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff against conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso. The winner needs 40 ...

Ecuador in key vote for Latin American left - Digital Journal

Ecuador voted Sunday in general elections that could see a pillar of the Latin American left swing to the right -- and potentially deprive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of his place of refuge in London. President Rafael Correa, who is not running ...

Correa takes a bow - The Star Online

Working together: Correa (centre) raising the hands of Moreno (left) and Glas after they registered their candidacy for 2017 elections in Quito. — AFP. WHEN writing about global politics it's difficult to avoid the T-word (and without the T, he's just ...

Ecuador: The end of the 'Citizens' Revolution'? - Deutsche Welle

For the first time in ten years the name Rafael Correa will not be on the ballot in this Sunday's presidential election. The 'Citizens' Revolution,' as Correa calls his administration, could nevertheless go on. Ecuador Präsidentschaftskandidaten Lenin ...

Ecuador's Opposition Presidential Candidate Promises to Kick Out Assange - Sputnik International

If he wins on Sunday, the lead opposition candidate in Ecuador's presidential election has vowed to immediately remove Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange from the country's embassy in London. Guillermo Lasso, a former banker, is running against former ...

Ecuador candidate wants Julian Assange out - NEWS.com.au

ECUADOR'S lead opposition candidate is offering a sharp break with ten years of leftist rule in the Andean country. Conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso is vowing to remove Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from the nation's London embassy, speak ...

8 things to know about Ecuador's elections - TRT World

Ecuadorians have a major decision on their hands. The nation will go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to say goodbye to the left in the wake of corruption scandals and a faltering economy. Photo by: AP (Archive). Around 12.8 million people are ...

Wikileaks Getting Nervous As Ecuador Election Candidates Pledge to Evict Assange - Heat Street

Wikileaks is showing signs of nerves ahead of an election in Ecuador which could see Julian Assange evicted from his embassy safehouse. The leaking service has started lobbying online for voters to shore up support for its founder, who has spent more ...

Ex-banker and leftist Correa ally vie in Ecuador election - Reuters

Lenin Moreno, presidential candidate from the ruling PAIS Alliance party, gives a speech during a campaign rally in Quito, Ecuador, February 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo. 1/6. left. right. Lenin Moreno, presidential candidate from the ruling PAIS ...

What Wikileaks Reveals About America's Role In Ecuador's Elections - Mintpress News (blog)

In the final days of Ecuador's presidential campaign, WikiLeaks republishes U.S. diplomatic cables related to the three major candidates. By teleSUR | February 16, 2017. Be Sociable, Share! Twitter · Facebook. Reddit. Google+. Ecuador's 2017 ...