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Conservative Guillermo Lasso Advances to 2nd Round of Ecuadorian Presidential Election

HeadlineFeb 22, 2021

In Ecuador, conservative banker Guillermo Lasso will advance to the second round of the presidential election against leftist economist Andrés Arauz. Indigenous candidate Yaku Pérez, who came in less than half a percentage point behind Lasso, is disputing the result and has been organizing his supporters to protest and demand a recount. The next round is scheduled for April 11. Click here to see our recent interview with Andrés Arauz.

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