RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - These have been the news that has marked the year that is ending.
CHANGE OF GOVERNMENT
The right-wing Guillermo Lasso, leader of the Creando Oportunidades (Creo) movement, defeated Andrés Arauz, a supporter of former governor Rafael Correa (2007-2017), with more than 419,000 votes in Ecuador's presidential elections.
Lasso obtained some 4.7 million votes (52.36%), while Arauz - who had triumphed in the first electoral round on February 7 - received . . .