The day after his party appeared to win a landslide victory in the Constituent Assembly elections earlier this month, Correa announced his intention to disband the Ecuadoran Congress [JURUST report] and rewrite the country's constitution [text, in Spanish]. The results of the elections will not be final until the Supreme Electoral Tribunal certifies them. The assembly will begin drafting a new constitution on October 31, and the final document will be subjected to a national referendum in 2008. Bloomberg has more. El Comercio has local coverage [in Spanish].
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