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Friday, January 12, 2007

Correa and Congress Set for Showdown

From UpsideDownWorld.

Written by Cyril Mychalejko

Thursday, 11 January, 2007.

Ecuador’s President-elect Rafael Correa is already hearing threats from Congress that they will block his proposed political reforms.

Correa’s political party holds no seats in Congress.

"This democracy is the property of 13 million Ecuadoreans, not a bunch of caudillos, not a group of political Mafias," said Correa.

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