Under COVID-19 stress, healthcare crumbles in neoliberal Ecuador

In the city of Guayaquil in Guayas, dead bodies, most likely victims of the pandemic, are piling up on streets as funeral services fail to collect them on time, forcing families to abandon them.

April 07, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Under the neoliberal administration of Lenin Moreno, the people of Ecuador are facing a massive healthcare crisis as COVID-19 spreads. In the city of Guayaquil in Guayas, dead bodies, most likely victims of the pandemic, are piling up on streets as funeral services fail to collect them on time, forcing families to abandon them.

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