The possibility to amend the Constitution in the Assembly for indefinite reelection of the elected officials, is gaining support in the block of the Government (Alianza País). This regarding to the possible reelection of President Rafael Correa in 2017.
The referendum would be another way to modify such action in the Constitution.
According to Virgilio Hernandez, AP Assembly member, is not necessary to “consult the people” in the polls, because the issue is not going through a “reform of the structure of the state.”
Meanwhile, Rosana Alvarado, first Vice President of the Assembly, said that the block had a “significant majority” to adopt the way of the amendment, while the second Vice President of the Legislative, Marcela Aguinaga (AP), said yesterday that an amendment could fit .
Yesterday, In evening hours, Alianza PAIS was installed in a session to discuss the issue, but until 15:00, this discussion did not started.