IN THIS NEW episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin travelled to Ecuador to talk with President Rafael Correa, about different issues impacting the country and the region.
They discuss the damage that US oil giant Chevron has caUsed in the Amazon rainforest. President Correa also talks about how tax havens are affecting developing economies.
Rafael Correa has served as President of the Republic of Ecuador since 2007. He won his third successive election in 2013, amassing almost 58 percent of the vote. Correa told supporters:
“In this revolution the citizens are in charge, not capital. This victory belongs to each of you. No one and nothing is stopping this revolution, my friends. We are making history."