Referendum limits terms president of Ecuador

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QUITO – Ecuadorians have Sunday through a referendum determined that the president only two terms of office should remain. This is in particular a return of ex-president Rafael Correa stopped.

The referendum was established by the current left-wing president Lenín Moreno Garcés, as a measure of its predecessor to turn back. Correa had in 2015 via the Congress ensured that governors themselves unlimited re-elected may appoint.

,,The old politicians will not return,” said Moreno on television after it was announced that about 64 percent of the votes for a limit of two terms of office. The official result is yet to be announced.

Correa led Ecuador between 2007 and 2017. He pushed his former vice president Moreno to emerge as presidential candidate in elections last year. But the two were then at variance.

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