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Rafael Correa: from candidate for change to president for life

Once a darling of the Ecuadorian left, the president’s power-grabs and policy reversals have hollowed out his support from the social movements that first brought him to power

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Ecuador launches new digital currency – but most residents know little about it

Bill passed last July gives Central Bank authority to create digital dollars, but opinions divided along party lines amid concerns of a presidential power grab

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The Hypocrisy of Rafael Correa (VIDEO)

Full disclosure: I was deported from Ecuador shortly after Rafeal Correa was elected president and have been following his political career closely ever since. I also met him when he was president-elect. Last week Ecuador’s president, Rafeal Correa, was once more in the news for his courageous aid of a whistleblower. With the help of

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