Ecuadorians will go to the polls Sunday amid apathy and distrust

The country has been on edge for years due to the political rivalry between "correístas" (supporters of ex-president Rafael Correa) and "anticorreístas," with mutual suspicions of what may happen on Sunday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Presidential candidates Andres Arauz and Guillermo Lasso, in their next-to-last day of campaigning for the runoff election, will have to deal on Sunday with the indifference, distrust, and weariness of voters, who are far more concerned about health, jobs, and education.

Ecuador goes to the polls in the second round of elections to choose Lenín Moreno's successor. He will leave power on May 24 after a single term in office and does so in difficult circumstances marked by the increasing restrictions caused by Covid-19.

Restrictions such as the curfew from 8 . . .

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