HE’S BACK. Former President Rafael Correa arrives in Ecuador, political feud continues with current Pres.

Posted on November 26, 2017 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency, Politics

NATIONALPOST.COM reported that former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa returned home Saturday for the first time since leaving office as he gears up for a political fight against his hand-picked successor.

A chaotic scene awaited Correa at the arrival terminal of Guayaquil’s airport, where police were called in as dozens of his supporters exchanged insults and even a few blows with a smaller crowd of protesting critics.

The former president arrived shortly after midnight on a private flight from neighbouring Colombia.

Correa returned to Ecuador to attend a Dec. 3 convention called by some of his top aides where President Lenin Moreno is expected to be expelled as head of the ruling Alianza Pais party. But Moreno’s allies and an electoral court consider the congress illegal. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email