AQ Podcast | Ecuador: President Lasso in Trouble?
Ecuador’s president faces new pressure after losing a referendum, a political analyst says.
Guillermo Lasso Searches for a Breakthrough
Ecuador’s president hopes to escape political impasse with a referendum and by pushing forward free trade.
Ecuador Protests Weaken a Struggling Guillermo Lasso
Disruptions add to a range of challenges that are paralyzing the government’s center-right agenda.
Ecuador and Guillermo Lasso: An Overview
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Lasso narrowly won the 2021 election against a protégé of former President Rafael Correa. A conservative former banker, Lasso is seeking to open up Ecuador’s economy and enact judicial reforms while confronting a surge in criminal violence. He … Read more
Problems Mount for Ecuador’s Lasso
A shocking rise in crime accompanies institutional division and a stalled government agenda, even as the economy recovers.
The Ups and Downs of Guillermo Lasso
Ecuador’s president wants to change his country’s trajectory. Will his success survive offshore transaction revelations and a hostile legislature?
Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso Has His Work Cut Out for Him
The new president’s market-friendly agenda will face strong headwinds.
AQ’s Winter 2021 Playlist
A new collaboration has led to Ecuadorian singer Mariela Condo’s first album in five years.
Film Review: Eduardo & Mônica
René Sampaio directs an unlikely love story inspired by the lyrics of late composer Renato Russo.
Yaku Pérez: The New Face of Ecuador’s Left?
With an environmentalist message, Yaku Pérez has become the dark horse candidate in Ecuador’s presidential race.
AQ Podcast: What to Know About Ecuador’s Election
Familiar faces loom over a crowded field of presidential hopefuls.
Meet the Candidates: Ecuador
An ex-banker prevailed over an ally of former President Rafael Correa in an April 11 runoff election.
Q&A: The Double Crises in Ecuador’s Amazon
Environmental lawyer María Espinosa spoke to AQ about the impact of the pandemic and oil spill in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Who Is Andrés Arauz, Rafael Correa’s Pick to Lead Ecuador?
The former president’s protégé could be the youngest president ever if elected.
Don’t Forget About Ecuador
Despite Guayaquil’s healing, the country is still struggling. The private sector can help.