Arauz recognizes the victory of Guillermo Lasso 2:50
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Latin American leaders and officials react after the second presidential round in Ecuador, in which Guillermo Lasso is the winning candidate.
Lenín Moreno, President of Ecuador
The president of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, congratulated Guillermo Lasso and said that "democracy has triumphed."
Today, the Ecuadorian people have demonstrated democratic maturity on a peaceful and transparent electoral day.
Congratulations to @LassoGuillermo.
I wish him the best of success for the benefit of Ecuadorians.
Democracy has triumphed!
- Lenín Moreno (@Lenin) April 12, 2021
Luis Lacalle Pou, President of Uruguay
I just spoke with @LassoGuillermo to congratulate him on his triumph and to get to work together on the issues that our countries have in common.
- Luis Lacalle Pou (@LuisLacallePou) April 12, 2021
Iván Duque, President of Colombia
We congratulate @LassoGuillermo for his election as President of #Ecuador.
A few minutes ago we talked and talked about working together for the region;
We will continue to strengthen our commercial relations, security and Andean integration for the benefit of our countries.
- Iván Duque 🇨🇴 (@IvanDuque) April 12, 2021
Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile
I just spoke with @LassoGuillermo who today won the presidential elections of Ecuador.
Congratulations and good luck Guillermo, who is a good personal friend and a great friend from Chile.
He will have a great challenge in moving Ecuador forward and improving the life of the great Ecuadorian people.
- Sebastian Piñera (@sebastianpinera) April 12, 2021
Juan Orlando Hernández, President of Honduras
Congratulations @LassoGuillermo for his resounding victory in the last elections of 𝗘𝗰𝘂𝗮𝗱𝗼𝗿.
On behalf of the Honduran people, we send a big hug to the Ecuadorian people for this great show of democracy.
- Juan Orlando H. (@JuanOrlandoH) April 12, 2021
Nito Cortizo, President of Panama
I extend my congratulations to the president-elect of Ecuador @LassoGuillermo, with whom we will continue to strengthen the traditional and historical ties of friendship and brotherhood that unite our nations.
- Nito Cortizo (@NitoCortizo) April 12, 2021
Rafael Correa, former president of Ecuador
"It is not an end but a beginning," said Andrés.
Thanks to everyone for your support.
We honestly believed we were winning, but our projections were wrong.
Good luck to Guillermo Lasso, his success will be that of Ecuador.
I only ask you to stop the lawfare, which destroys lives and families.
- Rafael Correa (@MashiRafael) April 12, 2021
Mauricio Macri, former president of Argentina
I just spoke with Guillermo Lasso to congratulate him on his victory, which is very important for Ecuador and for the region.
- Mauricio Macri (@mauriciomacri) April 12, 2021
Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia
Congratulations President Lasso, exemplary Ecuador in the defense of democracy
- Álvaro Uribe Vélez (@AlvaroUribeVel) April 12, 2021
Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan opposition leader
Congratulations to Ecuador for today's election day, and to the President-elect @LassoGuillermo for his victory.
We count on your support for the Venezuelan struggle.
The union of those of us who want freedom and democracy for the region, threatened by dictatorships like Maduro's, is vital.
- Juan Guaidó (@jguaido) April 12, 2021
Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States
We congratulate @LassoGuillermo for his victory in the second electoral round in #Ecuador and Andrés Arauz @ecuarauz for his respect for democratic institutions.
@OEA_oficial hopes to work with the President-elect in strengthening democracy, human rights, security and development.
- Luis Almagro (@ Almagro_OEA2015) April 12, 2021