PDF download

NotiSur PDF file 1995 right arrow Mar

War with Peru Boosts Ecuadoran President Sixto Duran Ballen's Popularity

ISSN:1060-4189
LADB Article ID: 56209
Category/Department: Ecuador
Date: 1995-03-17
By: LADB Staff

President Sixto Duran Ballen, who two months ago was one of the most unpopular presidents in Latin America and who was locked in constant combat with the opposition-controlled legislature, has enjoyed a political rebirth since the outbreak of the five-week undeclared war with Peru. His popularity has surged, and his battles with the legislature have diminished so much that the president called off a referendum on constitutional reforms originally scheduled for May, preferring instead to negotiate those reforms with Congress.

This is only an abstract of the requested article. To obtain the full text, please purchase a subscription or inquire with your institution as to its subscription to LADB.