Rafael Correa favourite to win Ecuador election

Rafael Correa favourite to win Ecuador election

Rafael Correa looks set to remain President of Ecuador for another five years barring any major upset in the run-up to the February 2013 elections. His political opponents are divided and will almost certainly split the vote of those voting against him. But there are fears among some observers that his next term will give him the chance to enhance his own executive powers.

PRESIDENT Rafael Correa has launched his bid for a third term in office in Ecuador’s presidential election in February 2013 in the certain knowledge that he is the overwhelming favourite. After five years in office, his support remains solid at more than 50 per cent.

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