Ecuador

Correa’s hat-trick

Print edition : March 22, 2013

President Rafael Correa addressing his supporters from the balcony of the presidential palace in Quito on February 17. Photo: GARY GRANJA/REUTERS

In a polling booth in Calderon on February 17. Correa won more than 58 per cent of the votes polled. Photo: GUILLERMO GRANJA/REUTERS

Guillermo Lasso, one of the opposition presidential candidates, at a campaign rally on February 14. Photo: AP

Supporters of Correa and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrate in Quito. Photo: RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP

August 19, 2012: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Photo: CARL COURT/AFP

Rafael Correa gets a sweeping mandate for a third consecutive term in the presidential and parliamentary elections in Ecuador.
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