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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks to reporters on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Britain, May 19, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been under political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012.

[OP-ED]: Will Ecuador’s new president get rid of Julian Assange?

 04/14/2017 - 09:37
The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 

Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president. 

It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.

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Esther Cepeda