Lenin Moreno, winner of the two voting rounds, was confirmed with 51.16 percent of the ballots, while his rival, Guillermo Lasso had to accept the 48.84 percent
Moreno called on all Ecuadoreans ‘to continue to build a better country’ as a tribute to the promoter of new Ecuador, outgoing President Correa
According to the Electoral Law, for a hopeful to win in the first round he must get 50% of the vote, or a minimum of 40% with a ten point lead on top of the runner-up
Nearly 13 million Ecuadoreans are expected to go to the polls Sunday to vote in a key election for a new president and National Assembly, as well as a referendum on tax havens
Cuba First Vice-President Miguel Diaz Canel arrived in Quito, Ecuador, on Thursday heading the Cuban delegation that will attend the official inauguration of President-elect Rafael Correa on May 24.
Rafael Correa was re-elected President of Ecuador according to exit poll results at Sunday’s general elections.
President Rafael Correa and presidential candidate of the Alianza PAIS Movement on Sunday exercised his right to vote in the presence of international observers and national and foreign media.