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“Social and ecological issues, key to the presidential election” in Ecuador

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                On April 11, 2021, Ecuadorian voters will vote for the second round of the presidential election.  A duel between Andres Arauz, left-wing economist and the former right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso.  A future president who will have to take up a country that has been economically stricken and strongly affected by the Covid pandemic.
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                                    <p>It is a ballot over which hangs the shadow of Rafael Correa, the former president, figure of the left of the Latin American left and yet largely absent.  He left power in 2017 and is now in Belgium where he is in exile after his conviction for corruption.  He still managed to impose his dolphin, Andres Arauz came first in the 1st round with nearly 33% of the votes, who today embodies <em>"A reformist left"</em> according to Pamela Torres, doctoral student at Ceri Sciences Po. He will face Guillermo Lasso, a conservative candidate who won with a few votes in front of the indigenous candidate Yaku Perez.  The issue of postponing votes is essential. <em>"Social and environmental issues"</em> will make the difference to convince the undecided in a country where voting is compulsory, according to Pamela Torres, guest of the day.</p><ul>      <li><span><span><strong><u>Joe Biden's press conference exercise</u></strong></span></span></li></ul><p><span><span>The American president held yesterday (March 25, 2021) the first press conference of his term.  The US president sets a new vaccine goal: 200 million doses distributed for his first 100 days in office.  But he also had to explain the influx of migrants to the southern border of the United States while a delegation of 18 Republican senators goes, this Friday, March 26, 2021, to the Mexican border to denounce its migration policy.</span></span></p><ul>      <li><span><span><span><span><strong><u>The maddening outbreak of Covid in Latin America</u></strong></span></span></span></span></li></ul><p><span><span><span><span>This is the case in Peru for example.  The authorities are sounding the alarm in the face of the Brazilian variant which continues to spread.  This mutation of the particularly contagious coronavirus is already responsible for 40% of new infections in the capital Lima, writes El Comercio.  Brazil broke a new record with more than 100,000 infections in 24 hours.</span></span></span></span>










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