Chavistas in Quito

Dolan, Kerry A.
January 2008
Forbes Asia;1/7/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p68
The article focuses on the impact of the election of Rafael Correa as president of Ecuador on the country's relation with the U.S. In late 2006, Ecuador elected a leftist president, Rafael Correa, who is making a career of denouncing oil corporations, banks and Americans. In the U.S. politicians are having second thoughts about promoting free trade with Latin America. The five-year-old law allowing in duty free many categories of imports from Ecuador is set to expire in February, and might well not be renewed.


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