Lenin Moreno

Ecuador President Lenin Moreno has held the upper hand recently in a power-struggle against his predecessor Rafael Correa

Ecuador Abandons Socialist Latin America Bloc over ‘Frustration’ with Venezuela

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno took another step Thursday towards undoing the ties leftist predecessor Rafael Correa fostered with the rogue regimes in Cuba and Venezuela, withdrawing from the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), a socialist alternative to the Organization of American States (OAS).

Rafael Correa, Ecuador's president for a decade from 2007, has branded current President Lenin Moreno a "traitor" over the vote

Ecuador Orders Arrest of Socialist Ex-President Rafael Correa

A judge in Ecuador ordered the arrest Tuesday of former President Rafael Correa, a staunch anti-American leftist whose tenure was defined by his friendly ties with Venezuela, China, and Cuba and has reportedly begun proceedings with Interpol to aid in his detention.