Ecuador President Correa wins re-election

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Rafael Correa, Ecuador's incumbent president, won a re-election Sunday with 58 percent of the vote according to a preliminary official sampling, The Los Angeles Times reported.
The official vote tally is expected Monday and Correa will be sworn into office for a third term after his current term ends in May, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Correa's social programs, road building projects, and economic leadership which reduced poverty is admired by Pro-Correa voters, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Critics of Correa worry that more power will lead to policies that could limit press freedom, The New York Times reported.
Correa won a $40-million libel lawsuit against El Universo newspaper of Guayaquil, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Policies to end poverty and end inequality will be continued, Correa told The New York Times.
The new Constitutional law in 2008 does not allow Correa to run again when his new term ends in 2017, The New York Times reported.

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