Weekly Report - 11 May 2023 (WR-23-19)

ECUADOR: Lasso prepares for final battle with congress

Ecuador’s national assembly has set the stage for what could be its final showdown with President Guillermo Lasso, after it voted on 9 May to subject Lasso to an impeachment trial for his alleged role in government corruption. With the opposition looking to advance with the impeachment process as fast as possible, it appears that Lasso intends to testify in the trial rather than dissolve the legislature and convene snap general elections, as he had previously threatened to do.

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