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After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

(Q24N)  After three tense days of waiting, Ecuador’s National Electoral Council has confirmed that former vice president Lenin Moreno, of the ruling Alianza Pais (AP) party, won the first round in the country’s presidential election, with 39.36% of votes. His main rival, banker Guillermo Lasso, of the right-wing CREO party, received 28.09%. This outcome ensures […]

Trump Is Basically The American Berlusconi!

Trump Is Basically The American Berlusconi!

(Q24N) Orlando D’Adamo, Universidad de Belgrano  – How is Donald Trump like the leader of Spain’s Podemos movement, a long-haired, left-wing university professor named Pablo Iglesias? It’s tempting to say he’s not. It’s quite another thing to compare Trump and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Aside from language and birthplace, Trump is basically the […]