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"I know I've talked to family in Mexico and they come here with a visa and they are like, wow, you are going to have immigration there when we told them. They are scared of it too," said Rafael Correa, who attended the meeting.
"We have had a conservative backlash in recent years," he said with a nod to the ouster of populist governments in Argentina, Brazil and Peru. "The Ecuadorean elections are very important to see if this tendency continues."