Ecuadorians resist government’s attempt to push through neoliberal reforms

Trade unions and movements allege that Moreno is taking advantage of the crisis generated by COVID-19 pandemic to advance with the regressive economic reforms ordered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

May 28, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Ecuadorian president Lenín Moreno has attempted to push through a series of neoliberal economic reforms which would see mass layoffs, salary reductions and closing of public companies. Trade unions and social movements have vowed to resist these reforms and revive the mass resistance seen in the country in October also in response to unpopular neoliberal reforms.

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