LATIN AMERICA 

Venezuela Backs Bolivia’s Morales and Ecuador’s Correa Following Court Rulings

Manuela Solé

Venzuelanalysis.com | September 10, 2020

Presidents Nicolas Maduro, Rafael Correa and Evo Morales during a 2015 summit in Bolivia. (TeleSUR)
Presidents Nicolas Maduro, Rafael Correa and Evo Morales during a 2015 summit in Bolivia. (TeleSUR)

Mérida, September 9, 2020 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rejected judicial decisions that forbid ex-Presidents Evo Morales (Bolivia) and Rafael Correa (Ecuador) from running in upcoming elections.Read More »

ECUADOR 

Correa Blocked from Standing in Ecuador Election Following Court Ruling

Morning Star | September 09, 2020

FORMER Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has effectively seen his bid to run in next year’s elections annulled after an appeals court ratified his eight-year jail sentence on bribery charges in record time on Monday.

The Ecuadorian National Court of Justice rushed to reach its verdict against Mr Correa and 15 co-defendants at a hearing in Quito on Monday afternoon.Read More »

Bolivia: Evo Morales Condemns Media Persecution Of Correa, Lula

teleSUR | July 27, 2018

Imperial forces, President Morales said, "cannot forgive them for lifting their nations out of misery." 

Imperial forces, President Morales said, “cannot forgive them for lifting their nations out of misery.”  | Photo: Reuters
Imperial forces, Morales said, “cannot forgive them for lifting their nations out of misery and returning them to a state of sovereignty and dignity.” 

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has criticized mounting media and judicial persecution of the former presidents of Brazil and Ecuador, Lula da Silva and Rafael Correa.

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Correa: ‘Assange’s Days in Ecuadorean Embassy Are Numbered’

teleSUR | July 28, 2018

Rafael Correa was interviewd by Russia Today Saturday.

Rafael Correa was interviewd by Russia Today Saturday. | Photo: YouTube / RT
Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said president Lenin Moreno ” has an agreement with the United States on what will happen to Assange.”

Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa said in an interview with RT Saturday that Julian Assange’s days in the Ecuadorean embassy in London are numbered, a claim which contradicts the statements made by Lenin Moreno Friday.

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Ecuador’s Correa: It’s Neoliberalism, Not Socialism That Has Failed

by Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Common Dreams | 08 August, 2016

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa. (Photo:  PresidenciaRD/flickr/cc)
Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa on Sunday denounced “fantasies of trickle-down theories” and said that it’s neoliberalism, not socialism that has failed his region.Latin America has largely pursued “socialism of the 21st century,” TeleSUR reports the leftist leader as saying in an interview. Despite current external factors affecting his country’s economy—like the fall in the price of oil and trade partners’ economic slowdown—that model has helped the country weather the impacts far better compared to the situation in 1999 when the country was under conservative rule and “external shocks […] made the economy crash.”

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