Millionaire Banker with Ties to Far-Right Wing Opus Dei Catholic Sect Defeats Socialist Candidate in Ecuador

12 April 2021 — Covert Action Magazine

by Ron Ridenour

Dirty Tricks in Race Pay Off

Millionaire conservative Guillermo Lasso, former banker and Coca Cola director, won the run-off election over socialist candidate Andrés Arauz, 52.5% to 47.5%. Arauz had led the pack of 16 presidential candidates during the first round, on February 7th, with 32.7% of the vote over Lasso’s 19.74%. Arauz was Union […]

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