Ecuador's Rafael Correa cruises to victory
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa hosted Qatar's Emir Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, waving, in Quito Saturday
February 18th, 2013
12:50 AM ET

Ecuador's Rafael Correa cruises to victory

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa swept to an easy re-election Sunday in a vote that showcased stability and the popularity of his left-leaning social and economic programs.

With almost 40% of ballots counted, Correa claimed 57% of the vote.

His closest competitor, Guillermo Lasso Mendoza, garnered 24% of the vote. He conceded.

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  1. the prophet

    Steel heat food with their hands

    February 18, 2013 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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