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MORENA aiming to deepen its legislative and territorial power to promote “Fourth Transformation”

On June 6, national legislative elections will be held to renew the entire Chamber of Deputies. Also, at the subnational level, 15 executive and 30 legislative seats will be voted for. Amid questions over the handling of the health crisis produced by the pandemic and in a climate of political scandals and violence that has cost …

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Guillermo Lasso defeats Correa’s candidate to become President-elect for 2021-2025

On Sunday, April 11, a presidential run-off election was held in Ecuador. With almost 99% of ballots counted, the winner has been announced as Guillermo Lasso (CREO-PSC), who with 52.4% of the votes trimphed over this rival Andrés Arauz (UNES), endorsed by ex-President Correa. Lasso has stated “the country will take a different course from that …

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Respond. Recover. Renew

Sanjay Pradhan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). María Baron is the Executive Director of Directorio Legislativo and the civil society co-chair of the OGP Steering Committee with the Republic of Korea.Open Response + Recovery + RenewalLearn about the next phase of OGP’s Open Response + Open Recovery campaign: Open …

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Latin American governments gave legal and tax benefits to pharmaceutical companies in vaccine purchases

One year after the first cases of coronavirus were identified in Latin America, an analysis into the legal measures published by governments finds that 13 Latin American countries changed their laws in order to purchase the Covid-19 vaccine between September 2020 and February 2021. This is a Red Palta report.  The mass purchase of Covid-19 …

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