Ruling-party candidate Lenin Moreno has claimed victory in Ecuador's presidential election. However, supporters of his opponent Guillermo Lasso are protesting over allegations of fraud.
Election officials will recount nearly 1.3 million votes from the April 2 election runoff, amid accusations of fraud. Official results showed that former vice president Lenin Moreno won the poll.
Former Vice President Lenin Moreno has claimed a win in the presidential runoff ballot amid calls for a recount from his conservative challenger. The calls set the stage for protests in the historically turbulent nation.
For the first time in ten years the name Rafael Correa will not be on the ballot in this Sunday's presidential election. The 'Citizens' Revolution,' as Correa calls his administration, could nevertheless go on.
With a ceasefire set to expire, Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas are pushing for a peace deal. The outcome of talks will have a major impact in the country and could even decide the presidential election.
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