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Rafael Correa

Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado is the President of the Republic of Ecuador and the former president pro tempore of the Union of South American Nations. He is also an economist and was educated in Ecuador, Belgium and the United States.

Correa was elected President in late 2006 and took office in January 2007.

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LatinFinance Names Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador, as Person of the Year 2015
LatinFinance has named Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa as Person of the Year 2015.

Assange can stay at its embassy in London indefinitely says Ecuador
Ecuador president Rafael Correa wants UK to withdraw its threat to raid its embassy

Julian Assange issues first public statement since entering Ecuador embassy
Assange issues public statement from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London

Britain warns Ecuador to handover Assange
Ecuador likely to take a decision on Assange's asylum Thursday

Julian Assange likely to be granted asylum
Assange has been in the London embassy since June

Ecuador lawyers reviewing legal, political implications of Assange's asylum bid
Ecuador's Foreign Minister has said that government lawyers are studying the political and legal implications of granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Assange could spend 'years' holed up in Ecuadorian Embassy in asylum bid, says expert
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could spend years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy as his bid for asylum could take 'a long time to resolve,' an expert has said.

Ecuador recalls UK envoy to discuss Assange's asylum bid
Ecuador has recalled his ambassador to the UK in order to discuss the case of Julian Assange, who has sought refuge in their diplomatic mission in London.

International Minerals Update on Rio Blanco Contract Negotiations With Ecuadorian Government
International Minerals Corporation (TSX: IMZ) (SWISS: IMZ) reports that negotiations are continuing with the Ecuadorian government with respect to the terms of a production contract for its 100%-owned Rio Blanco gold-silver project in southern Ecuador.

Chavez says US could have developed technology to give Latin America leaders cancer
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has hinted that the United States may be behind a "very strange" bout of cancer affecting him and various South American leaders.

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