QUITO, April 15 (Reuters) - President Rafael Correa said Ecuador’s economy will remain dollarized during his four-year mandate after he appeared on Sunday to easily win a referendum on creating an assembly to rewrite the constitution.
The opposition has accused the leftist of planning to use the new body to bring back a national currency even though the dollarization is widely believed to have helped create economic stability in the Andean country.
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