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Guillermo Lasso says he will leave his successor a letter with recommendations

The president of Ecuador, Guilherme Lassosaid this Monday that he intends to leave his successor in office a letter with recommendations on three topics: security, malnutrition and dollarization.

Lasso revealed this information during a debate at the think tank Wilson Center in washingtonwhere you are visiting.

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In U.SIt is tradition for the outgoing president to leave a letter with advice to his successor on the president’s desk. oval room from the The White House; and Lasso expressed this Monday his desire to implement this custom for the first time in Ecuador when he steps down at the end of this year.

There are three themes that I will leave written in a letter to the new president. This has not been usual in Ecuador, but in U.Sbut I will copy it for the first time“Lasso explained.

And – he added – I will leave a letter on your desk talking to you about three fundamental themes in my opinion: security, the fight against chronic malnutrition and how to defend dollarization, which involves correctly managing the economy without any populist spirit, but thinking about the future of the country. These are three fundamental themes”.

Lasso, who guided his administration with a neoliberal style, will conclude his mandate at the beginning of this year, after he himself invoked in May the call “cross death“, constitutional mechanism with which dissolved the National Assembly (Parliament), with a majority in opposition, when he was preparing to vote on his dismissal.

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This measure forced the calling of extraordinary elections, the first round of voting of which was held on August 20, when Correísta was the finalist. Luisa González and the businessman Álvaro Noboa.

González, close to the former president Rafael Corrêa (2007-2017) and Noboa (son of banana magnate Álvaro Noboa) will face each other in a second round of voting (electoral vote) on October 15th, and whoever wins will complete Lasso’s term, which would end in May 2025.

Source: Elcomercio

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