Anti-IMF protests in Ecuador
José Agualsaca, candidate for Ecuador’s National Assembly, seeks to recover the future

José Agualsaca, an Indigenous leader from Ecuador who is running for the National Assembly, hopes to help reverse the disastrous policies of the past four years and deepen the Citizen’s Revolution

Who can save Ecuador from neoliberalism?

On February 7, 13 million Ecuadorians will vote for the next president of the country. The current front-runner is progressive candidate Andrés Arauz who has concrete plans to save the country from the throes of 4 years of bad governance

IMF approves disbursement of 2 billion USD for Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno says the funds will be used for “social protection and economic reactivation”, however, the deal calls for a lower minimum wage, higher sales taxes, labor reform, and limited public investment

Ecuador’s National Assembly dismisses government minister María Paula Romo

María Paula Romo faced impeachment for failing to fulfill her duties during the national protest of October 2019

Vice-president of Ecuador Otto Sonnenholzner resigns

Sonnenholzner was the third vice president of Lenín Moreno during his four years in office

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).

Ecuadorians vow to resist Moreno’s latest neoliberal economic measures

The national government announced that it will shut 10 public companies, withdraw subsidy on diesel and petrol, and reduce public sector workers’ salaries by 25%

Rafael Correa terms prison sentence an act of political persecution

Rafael Correa was sentenced to eight years in prison on bribery and corruption charges. The former president condemned the verdict and called it a measure to prevent him from running in the 2021 presidential elections

Dead bodies on the streets of Ecuador expose failure of the government amid pandemic

Lenín Moreno’s neoliberal policies, with cuts to health and prioritization of foreign debt, have caused a collapse in the healthcare system

Ecuadorians reject Moreno’s new austerity measures

To justify the budget cuts and reductions in public servant’s salaries, Moreno argued that drop in oil prices and the Covid-19 outbreak have placed the country in a critical situation

For the workers, a world to win

The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world

Ecuador’s people have a won a victory but government repression continues

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

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