The corruption ruling further sullies the legacy of one of the nation's most enduring and polemical political leaders, former President Rafael Correa.
Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso.
By Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press
Since Colombia's announcement Saturday that it had killed a top FARC commander in a cross-border raid into Ecuador, both Ecuador and Venezuela have severed diplomatic ties and moved troops to the Colombian border. Experts discuss the rising tensions in the…
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