Poder 360 – Correa Names New Chancellor
This Thurs., President Rafael Correa announced that his new Foreign Relations Minister will be Ricardo Patino. According to the leader, for the Defense and Foreign Relations departments “very loyal” people and of “great ideological consistency” are required as regards the political project. Patino will replace Fander Falconi, who resigned the Chancellery over discrepancies related to the management of the Yasuni-ITT ecological project. The new chancellor has enjoyed a long public sector career where he has served as Finance minister and Coastal minister.
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