July 31 2015
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa says his country’s right-wing has co-opted sectors of the left in a plot to destabilize the nation ahead of elections in 2017.
Double bomb blasts in the city of Guayaquil earlier this week were part of an ongoing soft coup plot to overthrow Ecuador’s progressive government, the left-leaning president, Rafael Correa, warned Friday.
Publicly owned newspaper El Telegrafo and the private El Universo were both hit with “leaflet bombs” late Wednesday night.
In an interview with local media, the president said the blasts were part of a nation-wide plot to destabilize the country by the right-wing.
By early 2017 Ecuadoreans will go to the polls in a general election, where the opposition hopes to challenge Correa’s PAIS Alliance. Although there is over a year before the…
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