Quito Ecuador: Correa supporters rally in face of renewed opposition protests

Posted on November 12, 2015 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Politics

telesurtv.net reported that thousands of supporters of President Rafael Correa rallied in central Quito Wednesday in the face of renewed opposition protests.

“Correa has done so many things for our country. So many things,” Correa supporter Rosa Chiquimarea told teleSUR English.

Amid crowds clad in the lime green of Correa’s PAIS party, Chiquimarea said the current government has revolutionized the lives of Ecuador’s poor and other traditionally marginalized groups.

“For example, he has totally changed the situation for people with disabilities,” she said.

Correa was first elected in 2007 on an anti-poverty platform, and has since dramatically expanded social services and welfare. Read Article

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