What defeated progressivism was not so Country Email List much the right but, possibly, a left that leans towards progressivism, but prefers a different option to correismo in Ecuador. The result of the first round of the presidential elections once again Country Email List put the Ecuadorian indigenous movement and Yaku Pérez in the foreground, who disputed vote by vote with the banker Guillermo Lasso for passage to the second round. The cleavages within Pachakutik, a sort of political-electoral arm of the indigenous movement, are not simple and cannot be Country Email List reduced to "class" vs. "ethnicists".
At the same time, the clashes with the Country Email List government of Rafael Correa explain part of their positions and their internal divisions. Roads and forks of the Ecuadorian indigenous movement Several times given up for dead and miraculously Country Email List resurrected over thirty years, the Ecuadorian indigenous movement and its main organization, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), continue to surprise and disconcert. In the most recent display of his power, Yaku Pérez, candidate of Pachakutik, an electoral organization sponsored by Conaie, was about to go to the ballot, with almost 20% of the votes, in a tie with Country Email List conservative politician and banker Guillermo Lasso, who is projected to compete with Andrés Arauz on April 11.
In any case, the first round vote has Country Email List been a landslide success for Pachakutik, loaded with future political implications, and will give the party a strong parliamentary bloc. Unanimously acclaimed by Latin American progressive and left-wing Country Email List thought as a democratizing movement, a renewal of emancipatory struggles and an expression of the struggle against racism and internal colonialism, suddenly the conflict Country Email List between Conaie and the government of Rafael Correa (2007- 2017) transformed it for a part of those lefts into a kind of tool of the Empire.