Upside Down World – Ecuador: Left Turn?
Date: Oct 8, 2009
[archive-title]“Ecuador: Left Turn?”
Upside Down World, October 8, 2009[/archive-title]
“On April 26, 2009, Rafael Correa won re-election to the Ecuadorian presidency with an absolute majority of the vote. He gained broad popular appeal through a combination of nationalist rhetoric and increased social spending on education and health care. The victory cemented Correa’s control over the country as the old political establishment appeared to be in complete collapse.”
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