Edition:
United States
Pictures | Sun Feb 17, 2013 | 6:51pm EST

Ecuador's Correa claims re-election victory

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa addresses his supporters from a balcony of Carondelet Palace in Quito February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa addresses his supporters from a balcony of Carondelet Palace in Quito February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa addresses his supporters from a balcony of Carondelet Palace in Quito February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Granja
Close
1 / 5
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his...more

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja
Close
2 / 5
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa looks for his identity card before casting his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa looks for his identity card before casting his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent...more

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa looks for his identity card before casting his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja
Close
3 / 5
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his...more

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja
Close
4 / 5
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa reacts as he casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa reacts as he casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to...more

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa reacts as he casts his ballot at a polling station at San Francisco de Quito School in Quito February 17, 2013. Ecuadoreans vote for president on Sunday in a ballot expected to hand incumbent Correa a new term to advance his socialist agenda of heavy government spending and expansion of state power that critics slam as creeping authoritarianism. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja
Close
5 / 5

Next Slideshows

Cypriot candidates woo kingmaker for election run-off

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cypriot political leaders begin a week of bargaining on Monday after the first round of a presidential election failed to produce an...

Feb 17 2013

Egypt pound will not collapse: presidential aide

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Egyptian pound will not collapse and its incremental depreciation has stabilized, a senior aide to Islamist President Mohamed Mursi said...

Feb 17 2013

Pakistan faces growing anger over sectarian bombings

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani Shi'ites called on the military on Sunday to take control of the city of Quetta after a bombing by Sunni militants killed...

Feb 17 2013

Ecuador's Correa proclaims victory in presidential vote

QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa proclaimed victory in Sunday's presidential election, handing the socialist leader a new four-year term to...

Feb 17 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Deadly train derailment in Washington

Deadly train derailment in Washington

An Amtrak train derailed in Washington state while traveling from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, killing a number of riders and injuring nearly 100.

Here comes Santa Claus

Here comes Santa Claus

Santa makes appearances all over the world leading up to Christmas.

Protests continue after Honduran president re-elected

Protests continue after Honduran president re-elected

Honduran military police fire tear gas at protesters after the Organization of American States rejected a declaration of victory for President Juan Orlando Hernandez in a sharply disputed election.

Pictures of the Year 2017

Pictures of the Year 2017

Our top photos from the past year.

Risks grow for Rohingya in squalid camps

Risks grow for Rohingya in squalid camps

Concerns grow over what has become the world's largest, most crowded settlement of asylum-seekers.

Rescue on the Mediterranean

Rescue on the Mediterranean

Migrants are rescued in the central Mediterranean by the MV Aquarius off the coast of Libya.

California battles historic wildfire

California battles historic wildfire

The Thomas Fire is now one of the largest and most destructive wildfires in the state's history.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Pictures of the year: Environment

Pictures of the year: Environment

Our top environment photos from the past year.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast