Exit polls show that President Rafael Correa won by a wide margin over his nearest competitor in an eight-candidate field.
President Rafael Correa is expected to win big in today's vote. He talks like a leftist, but many say he doesn't act like one.
Readers write about needle and syringe exchange programs, Obama's handshake in Latin America, reverse-discrimation, and what US students learn about Islam.
Manuel Rosales, who ran against Chávez in 2006, is seeking asylum in Peru.
The president's high approval ratings in a new poll suggest that Americans appreciate his cooperative approach to world affairs.
Watch for new US and Venezuelan ambassadors and cooperation on the drug war.
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent was ranked 54,295 on Friday.
His cooperative tone helped some leaders begin to move beyond historical grudges against the US.