Correa Finalizes Team

Correa Finalizes Team

Andean

President-elect of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, is finalizing his team ahead of taking power on January 15. On Wednesday he announced the appointment of Guadalupe Larriva as minister of defense, the first time a civilian and a woman has been tapped for the post. Also named were Trajano Andrade as minister of transport and public works, Jorge Encalada as head of agriculture and Carolina Chang who is to head up the health ministry. Correa is keeping three ministers from the current Palacio administrati

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