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Read the latest political news out of Ecuador including new and ongoing issues, the political system, and the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa.

August 11, 2009

8/11/09 – CNN – Ecuador’s Correa kicks off second presidential term

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa kicks off second presidential term” CNN, August 11, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was sworn in for a …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Miami Herald – Castro warns of U.S. intervention in region

[archive-title]“Castro warns of U.S. intervention in region” Miami Herald, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Raúl Castro said that ‘in this continent, nobody …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Reuters – Ecuador’s Correa vows socialism in a slow economy

[archive-title]“Ecuador’s Correa vows socialism in a slow economy” Reuters, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Heavy social spending and his frequent outbursts against …

August 10, 2009

8/10/09 – Correa inaugurated for prolonged term as Ecuadorian president

[archive-title]“Correa inaugurated for prolonged term as Ecuadorian president ” Earth Times, August 10, 2009[/archive-title] “Rafael Correa was inaugurated Monday for …

August 9, 2009

8/9/09 – Miami Herald – Childhood tragedy may affect Correa’s policies

[archive-title]“Childhood tragedy may affect Correa’s policies” Miami Herald, August 9, 2009[/archive-title] “Now, Correa is vowing to ‘radicalize this revolution’ in …

August 7, 2009

8/6/09 – Reuters – Challenges for Ecuador’s Correa in New Term

[archive-title]“Challenges for Ecuador’s Correa in new term” Reuters, August 6, 2009[/archive-title] “Correa often calls journalists “rabid dogs” and “liars.” He …

August 6, 2009

8/6/09 – Dow Jones Newswires – Ecuador Government Braces For Reaction To Radio, TV Takeovers

[archive-title]“Ecuador Government Braces For Reaction To Radio, TV Takeovers” Dow Jones Newswires, August 6, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuador’s government is expecting “strong …

August 5, 2009

8/5/09 – Dow Jones Newswires – Ecuador Pres Correa’s Popularity Slips Before 2nd Term-Polls

[archive-title]“Ecuador Pres Correa’s Popularity Slips Before 2nd Term-Polls” Dow Jones Newswires, August 5, 2009[/archive-title] “Correa, a U.S.-trained economist and self-avowed …

August 4, 2009

8/4/09 – Ecuador Establishes Ethic Committee to Regulate News Media

[archive-title]“Ecuador establishes ethic committee to regulate news media ” Xinhua, August 4, 2009[/archive-title] “The Ecuadorian government will establish an ethic …

August 4, 2009

8/4/09 – Ecuador Take-Over of Perenco

[archive-title]“Ecuador Take-Over of Perenco” Petroleum Economist, August 4, 2009[/archive-title] “The state’s take-over of two oil concessions held by France’s Perenco …

August 3, 2009

8/3/09 – AP: Correa: Ecuador to take over radio, TV stations

[archive-title]“Correa: Ecuador to take over radio, TV stations ” Associated Press, August 3, 2009[/archive-title] “Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says “many” …

July 24, 2009

7/24/09 – The Washington Times: Ecuador – Cut Off Trade Preferences

[archive-title]“EDITORIAL: Cut Off Ecuador” Washington Times, July 24, 2009[/archive-title] “Several recent developments make it imperative for the United States to …