updated Mon. October 23, 2023
March 9, 2018
The motion to remove Serrano was brought by Henry Cucalon, a member of the Social Christian Party. Cucalon believes many more people may be connected. Serrano's dismissal follows several allegations of conspiracy after Baca released an audio recording of a conversation between Serrano andÃâÃÂ ...
February 3, 2018
Prominent political figures on the right, such as Jaime Nebot and the Social Christian Party, Guillermo Lasso and the conservative CREO party, and former President Abdala Bucaram, who was removed from office on the grounds of and embezzlement, have all actively campaigned in support of the "Yes"ÃâÃÂ ...
Mintpress News (blog)
February 2, 2018
While his detractors contend that the referendum serves to secure Moreno's own political capital, the president is not going into the campaign alone; he is backed by the most prominent right-wing parties, banker Guillermo Lasso's CREO party and the Social Christian Party, as well as a number ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 1, 2018
After 30 days of campaigning for and against the referendum (locally known as the popular consultation) proposed by Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno, ... Among the political groups are Popular Unity, a long-time opponent of the ruling Alianza Pais party, and right-wing parties like the Social ChristianÃâÃÂ ...
January 6, 2018
After President Lenin Moreno announced Jorge Glas was no longer Ecuador's vice-president, he submitted Thursday a list of three candidates to be ... leader of the right-wing party CREO, said his party will oppose the three candidates, while a right-wing legislator from the Social Christian Party said theyÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2017
He also suggested that Lasso adopt some of the Social Christian party candidate Cynthia Viteri's campaign proposals. “There are circumstances ... Movimiento Fuerza Ecuador (Ecuadorian Strength Movement) also announced its support for opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso. Former president AbdalaÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
February 17, 2017
Whether Ecuador will continue its role of reluctant warden to Mr. Assange, who was granted asylum by President Rafael Correa in 2012, hinges on the ... If Guillermo Lasso of Creating Opportunities or Cynthia Viteri of the Social Christian Party pull off an upset, however, it could be a different fate altogether.
February 16, 2017
WHEN Rafael Correa first ran for Ecuador's presidency in 2006, supporters at his rallies brandished belts in homage to their candidate, whose surname .... His rivals for a second-round spot include Cynthia Viteri, the nominee of the centre-right Social Christian Party, which represents Guayaquil's elite.
Christian Science Monitor
February 14, 2017
Cynthia Viteri, from the Social Christian Party, is a conservative former congresswoman. The only woman presidential candidate, her plan for government focuses not just on stimulating the economy but also on reinforcing the country's democratic institutions after ten years of Correa's centralization of powerÃâÃÂ ...
January 27, 2017
The dollarization of the economy in Ecuador makes it an anomaly in this regard, though the high price of the dollar has made Ecuadorean exports more expensive in comparison to its ... In 2006, Viteri was the presidential candidate of the Social Christian Party, finishing in fifth place of the race with 9 percent of the vote.
June 28, 2016
Ecuadorean lawmaker Cynthia Viteri is expected to seek the presidency in 2017 on behalf of the right-wing Social Christian Party. ... Ecuador's opposition, which had been contemplating a united candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, appears to have already fragmented after one member of theÃâÃÂ ...
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