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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa casts his vote for National Assembly members in Quito, Ecuador, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Voters were electing the president, vice president and National Assembly members, with Mr. Correa highly favored to win a second re-election. His government has won broad backing from the lower classes as it leads Latin America in social spending. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Photo by: Dolores Ochoa
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa casts his vote for National Assembly members in Quito, Ecuador, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Voters were electing the president, vice president and National Assembly members, with Mr. Correa highly favored to win a second re-election. His government has won broad backing from the lower classes as it leads Latin America in social spending. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

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