Following 12 days of massive protests, the government of Lenín Moreno repealed Decree 883 which formalized neoliberal reforms. At the same time, it launched a crackdown on political opponents
Repression against protesters in Ecuador continues and will likely intensify with the decree of the curfew and militarization in Quito
The heavy-handed response of the Ecuadorian police and military to the massive mobilizations in the country has already cost eight lives with hundreds suffering grave injuries
After days of intense protests across Ecuador, Lenín Moreno announced the shifting of the government from Quito to Guayaquil, Meanwhile, thousands of people are on their way to the capital to join protests
In the afternoon, in response to the mass protests, Moreno declared a “state of emergency”, allowing the executive greater powers like ability to mobilize funds, censure media, deploy police and military, and shut transportation hubs.
Thousands mobilized today across Ecuador in rejection of the new set of neoliberal economic measures announced by Lenin Moreno on Tuesday, 277 were detained
The proposal to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape was defeated in Ecuador’s National Assembly after it obtained only 65 votes as opposed to the mandatory 70
Ola Bini’s defense team argued that the judge acted in a prejudiced manner let and allowed the prosecution to violate the course of the trial
Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12
The last time the country debated on the legalization of abortion in cases of rape was in 2013 and the assembly voted against it.
Ecuadorian workers, trade unionists, peasants, students, and more have been mobilizing across the country for the past five days in rejection of Lenín Moreno’s government and the agreement signed with the IMF
Thousands of Ecuadorians are mobilizing in the national strike to reject the austerity measures announced after the government signed a $4.2 billion deal with the IMF