Economy

Ecuador's leftist candidate Andrés Arauz to face right-wing Guillermo Lasso for a runoff presidential election

Lasso outpolled an Indigenous environmental activist, Yaku Pérez, after counting votes that took two weeks

Ecuador's President Lenín Moreno votes in the elections. Photo: Fredy Constante / Presidency of the Republic of Ecuador/ Fotos Públicas

Ecuador’s leftist economist Andrés Arauz will face a conservative rival, Guillermo Lasso, in the second round of the Ecuadorian presidential election on April 11.

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Lasso outpolled an Indigenous environmental activist, Yaku Pérez, after counting votes that took two weeks. Arauz is supported by former president Rafael Correa.

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