Ecuadorian Court Upholds Sentence of ex-President Correa, Bans Him from 2021 Election

Correa, who was in power for a decade until 2017 and currently lives in Belgium, announced last month his candidacy for the vice presidency as part of a coalition to challenge President Lenin Moreno - a Correa protégé who later fell out with him.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An Ecuadorian court on Monday, September 7th, upheld an eight-year prison sentence against former President Rafael Correa for breaking campaign finance laws, blocking him from participating as a vice-presidential candidate in the 2021 election.

Correa, who was in power for a decade until 2017 and . . .

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