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For Ecuador's Correa, an Uneven Record: Part I

, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series examining Ecuador under President Rafael Correa. Part I examines Correa's domestic policy. Part II, appearing tomorrow, will examine his foreign policy.

Four years have passed since Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa joined his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chávez, in Latin America's revolutionary fold. Correa came to office promising to usher in a new era in Ecuador and put an end to the "dark night of neoliberalism." Now, despite some notable successes, there are increasing doubts about the Correa administration's stability and longevity as well as about the legacy it will leave behind. ...

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