Ecuador's Correa: The revolutionary process in our America must continue
After asserting that Hugo Chávez's absence from the Venezuelan Government would be a "severe blow to Latin America," Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said, "no one should be indispensable"
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Correa said that if Chávez "cannot act," it would be a "severe blow to Latin America," according to a statement released by the Ecuadorian Government's electronic newspaper, reported AFP.
However, he said, "We are all necessary, but nobody should be indispensable, and the revolutionary process in our America should continue."
The very early morning after the presidential election (April 15), both candidates requested the National Electoral Council (CNE) to conduct a full audit of the process: one, Henrique Capriles, because he asserts that the election results are different from the ones announced, and the other one, Nicolás Maduro, in order to clear any doubt regarding his victory, and to reinforce his political stance. Nevertheless, as it is already known, President Maduro changed his mind.