In Ecuador, Has Correísmo Changed Its Tune?
Snap elections could return Rafael Correa’s movement to power—but it may have learned few lessons from its wilderness years.
REACTION: Ecuador’s Lasso Dissolves Congress
President Lasso invoked a never-before-used mechanism as his impeachment trial progressed.
Ecuador’s Political Crisis: Three Scenarios
Both Guillermo Lasso’s impeachment and dissolution of Congress are possible outcomes. What would they look like?
Who Gets to Map Latin America’s Natural World?
A Peruvian artist’s ghostly landscapes raise questions about objectivity and authority in documenting the region’s environment.
Ecuador’s Crime Wave and Its Albanian Connection
Criminal groups from the Balkans are helping turn the country into a major hub for illegal exports.
AQ Podcast | Ecuador: President Lasso in Trouble?
Ecuador’s president faces new pressure after losing a referendum, a political analyst says.
Guillermo Lasso Searches for a Breakthrough
Ecuador’s president hopes to escape political impasse with a referendum and by pushing forward free trade.
Ecuador Protests Weaken a Struggling Guillermo Lasso
Disruptions add to a range of challenges that are paralyzing the government’s center-right agenda.
Ecuador and Guillermo Lasso: An Overview
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Lasso narrowly won the 2021 election against a protégé of former President Rafael Correa. A conservative former banker, Lasso is seeking to open up Ecuador’s economy and enact judicial reforms while confronting a surge in criminal violence. He … Read more
Problems Mount for Ecuador’s Lasso
A shocking rise in crime accompanies institutional division and a stalled government agenda, even as the economy recovers.
The Ups and Downs of Guillermo Lasso
Ecuador’s president wants to change his country’s trajectory. Will his success survive offshore transaction revelations and a hostile legislature?
Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso Has His Work Cut Out for Him
The new president’s market-friendly agenda will face strong headwinds.
AQ’s Winter 2021 Playlist
A new collaboration has led to Ecuadorian singer Mariela Condo’s first album in five years.
Film Review: Eduardo & Mônica
René Sampaio directs an unlikely love story inspired by the lyrics of late composer Renato Russo.
Yaku Pérez: The New Face of Ecuador’s Left?
With an environmentalist message, Yaku Pérez has become the dark horse candidate in Ecuador’s presidential race.