Rafael Correa

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Rafael Correa
President of Ecuador
Assumed office
January 15, 2007
Vice President Jorge Glas (2013-present)

Lenín Moreno (2007-2013)

Preceded by Alfredo Palacio
President Pro Tempore of UNASUR
In office
August 10, 2009 – November 26, 2010
Preceded by Michelle Bachelet
Succeeded by Bharrat Jagdeo
Minister of Finance of Ecuador
In office
April 20, 2005 – August 8, 2005
Preceded by Mauricio Yepez
Succeeded by Magdalena Barreiro
President of PAIS Alliance
Assumed office
February 19, 2006
Personal details
Born April 6, 1963 (1963-04-06) (age 51)
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Political party PAIS Alliance
Spouse(s) Anne Malherbe
Children Sofía, Anne Dominique and Rafael Miguel
Residence Carondelet Palace (official)
Quito, Guayaquil (private)
Alma mater University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Université catholique de Louvain
Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil
Profession Economist
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website http://www.rafaelcorrea.com

Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado born (April 6, 1963)[1] is the current President of the Republic of Ecuador and was the president pro tempore of the UNASUR.

Correa was elected President in late 2006 and took office in January 2007. In December 2008, he declared Ecuador's national debt illegitimate, based on the argument that it had been contracted by despotic prior regimes.

Correa's first term in office had been due to end on January 15, 2011, but the new approved constitution written by the new National Assembly mandated general elections for April 26, 2009. In that election, Rafael Correa won in the first round with 51.9% of votes counted. .

References[change | edit source]

  1. Fecha de Nacimiento Presidencia del Ecuador-Presidente