Lasso only obtained less than 20% in the first Country Email List round of 2021, hence his low parliamentary representation. After taking office, the president moved away from the Christian Social Party (PSC) that supported him to reach the Presidency and Country Email List that ideologically seemed to be his natural ally. However, beyond the power disputes and media confrontations when applying an economic plan, both the government party and the PSC Country Email List respond to sectors of financialized and agro-exporting elites with common interests.
This cohesion takes shape in situations Country Email List of social mobilization such as the current one and allows the government to apply strong repression with the support of the Armed Forces, the mass media and the economic elites. For their part, those Country Email List who were supposed to represent the opposition – Pachakutik and the Correista Unión por la Esperanza (UNES) – were trapped in the game of alliances with the Executive under the argument of governability, thus allowing the advancement of the government program and, at the same Country Email List time, undermining the moral credibility of opposition forces.
Even so, throughout this first year the Country Email List relationship between the Executive and the National Assembly was marked by tension, with threats of "cross death", a figure present in the Constitution of Ecuador that empowers the Executive Power to dissolve Congress with the obligation to call elections in a period of six months to renew both Country Email List powers. During that period, the president can rule by decree. On the ninth day of the national strike, after two years of a pandemic that deepened inequalities and with the recent memory of the October 2019 uprising, the conditions for a fruitful dialogue have not yet materialized. In this way, what is at stake are Country Email List not only the ten demands raised by Conaie.