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William Lee
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William Lee is Deputy Editor/ Economist Latin America for The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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Protesters Focus On Peru's Political Establishment

(8) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 3:30 PM

News of protests and social unrest in Peru tend not to come as a great surprise. Indeed, the country is one of the most prone in Latin America to such events. However, one surprising aspect of the events of the past two weeks, which saw large numbers take to the...

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Ecuador's 'Citizen's Revolution' Expected to Go Ahead Full Throttle After Resounding Victory for the President

(6) Comments | Posted February 19, 2013 | 11:46 AM

President Rafael Correa's thumping victory in Sunday's presidential election marks a break from Ecuador's recent history of political instability. Correa has now become the only president to win two consecutive elections in the first round of voting (2009 and 2013) and if he serves a full second term, which given...

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Ecuador's Populist President Looks Set for Another Four Years

(5) Comments | Posted February 5, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Less than one month before Ecuadoreans are due to go to the polls for presidential and legislative elections, the outcome of the vote is looking increasingly predictable. The president, Rafael Correa, in office since 2007, remains well ahead in the polls, with the latest survey indicating that he has stretched...

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