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Ecuador's New Constitution Encounters Cultural Limitations

LADB Article ID: 50773
Category/Department: Ecuador
Date: 2009-08-14
By: LADB Staff

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa's "citizens' revolution" seems to have limits regarding diversity as the reforms implemented point toward centralized planning under the guise of equal development, without considering differences among peoples and social groups. This is despite the new Constitution's advances, such as its declaration that Ecuador is a "plurinational state" or its recognition of the "rights of nature."

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