OPINION: Filling Correa's shoes

OPINION: Filling Correa's shoes

Ecuador Economy & Policy Comment & Opinion

Ecuador appears to be in the mood for change. Lenin Moreno, the anointed successor to President Rafael Correa, was predicted to win but now looks unlikely to avoid a run-off in elections this weekend. The polls have been narrowing and now even more so after Moreno’s running mate Jorge Glas was implicated in the Petrobas scandal. A poll last week by Quito-based CEDATOS gave Moreno just a 32 percent share of the vote. He would need to secure a majority of all valid votes or win over 40 percent wit

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