Their relationship started with an interview and blossomed into asylum. Now Julian Assange could get a new lease on Ecuador's support as President Rafael Correa seeks a third term.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is running for a third term in the South American country’s February 2013 election, and he will probably win. It’s a sign that Julian Assange — the Aussie WikiLeaks founder holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London since June — has proved he can make allies with staying power.
QUITO — About 50 protesters gathered outside the British Embassy on Sunday to protest against the UK in the continuing saga over Julian Assange, who is currently holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London after being denied safe passage to Quito by the British government.