KEN LIVINGSTONE pays tribute to the radical policies and achievements of former president Rafael Correa
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
President-elect pledges to continue Correa’s social programmes
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
CAMPAIGNING for Ecuador’s elections began officially on Tuesday, with former vice-president Lenin Moreno leading the presidential race.
Citizens of the Pacific South American nation will go to the polls on February 19 to elect a new president, national assembly and five seats in...
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
ECUADOREAN President Rafael Correa is the first world leader to sign up to an Oxfam International campaign to end tax havens, his country’s London embassy revealed at the weekend.
“If the world is to be ethical, we must create a global institutional framework that...
Monday 13th Jun 2016
ECUADOREAN President Rafael Correa has applauded “powerful” investigations by Telesur into the CIA’s regime-change machinations in the country.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Correa said he had evidence confirming Telesur’s allegations that...
Friday 10th Jun 2016
RIGHTWINGERS protested across Ecuador on Wednesday following President Rafael Correa’s sacking of the country’s four top generals for issuing statements on “administrative matters.”
Head of the joint chiefs of staff General Luis Garzon had condemned the...
Friday 12th Feb 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
ECUADOR’S ruling Pais Alliance will reintroduce wealth redistribution legislation which was postponed this year in the face of opposition protests.
President Rafael Correa announced on Tuesday that the two Bills to increase inheritance and capital gains taxes for the rich would...
Thursday 10th Dec 2015
ECUADORIAN President Rafael Correa has slammed the “smear campaign” by his Argentinian counterpart against socialist ally Venezuela.
Argentinian president-elect Mauricio Macri pledged to have Venezuela expelled from South American trade bloc Mercosur over the jailing of...
Friday 27th Nov 2015
Rightwingers are sowing dissent to try to get unconstitutionally what they cannot obtain by votes, says Francisco Dominguez
Tuesday 24th Nov 2015
ECUADOR’S President Rafael Correa will not seek re-election when his term ends in 2017, his Pais Alliance party announced on Wednesday.
The party said that it respected Mr Correa’s decision and that it would give a larger role to new political leaders.
Friday 20th Nov 2015