AQ Podcast | Ecuador: President Lasso in Trouble?

By AQ Online

Ecuador’s president faces new pressure after losing a referendum, a political analyst says.

Ecuador's conservative president Guillermo Lasso had his work cut out for him when he came into office in 2021. Elected partly because of a split in the Ecuadorean left, he had a weak mandate from the start. Last year, Lasso's government survived a major challenge from protests across the country. Now, another blow: voters defeated a referendum of constitutional amendments proposed by Lasso. Also, opposition candidates won municipal elections in key cities. Will Lasso finish his term What does the crisis mean for Ecuador's economy What do Ecuadoreans want from their government  In this...

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