Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso, to prosper politically, must contend with powerful Correa legacy

Guillermo Lasso recently made clear his criticism to "correísmo" and rejected the pact offered by that movement to reach governability, given the critical economic and health situation the country is going through.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Union for Hope (UNES), the progressive alliance that represents the political legacy of former president Rafael Correa, is the main opposition force to the government of conservative Guillermo Lasso, who will take office next Monday without solid support within the National Assembly.

And although the movement led by Correa proposed a governability pact to Lasso, the incoming president has been steadily putting up barriers against "Correaism", a tendency that could be used, as ex-President Lenin Moreno did in his term, to try to cover up mistakes.

"Correa is to blame", has been the slogan that . . .

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