Lenin Moreno
In the News: After 96% of voting results counted in Sunday's second-round runoff in Ecuador, leftist candidate Lenin Moreno had 51% of the vote leaving conservative banker Guillermo Lasso with 49%. Lasso refused to recognize the results, demanding a recount, and asked his supporters to take to the streets of Ecuador to protect against voter fraud. Lasso further stated he would challenge the results after three exit polls showed him winning. Winner Lenin Moreno, above, has vowed to allow Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to continue his stay in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Photo credit:  Agencia De Noticias ANDES / Flickr (CC-BY-SA 2.0)

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