Grace Livingstone

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Britons who thought their referendum on the alternative vote was complicated, should spare a thought for the Ecuadorean electorate. When voters go to the polls in Ecuador this Saturday, they will be given a ballot paper with ten questions, some of which are so complicated they require annexes with explanatory notes. The referendum includes proposals on judicial reform, media regulation, prisoners’ rights and casinos.

The leftwing president, Rafael Correa, says he wants a mandate to press ahead with reforms that have been held up by powerful interests, but opponents see it as an attempt to concentrate more power in his hands.…  Seguir leyendo »