Anti-IMF protests in Ecuador
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Following 12 days of massive protests, the government of Lenín Moreno repealed Decree 883 which formalized neoliberal reforms.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

Lenín Moreno declares curfew and militarization of Quito

Repression against protesters in Ecuador continues and will likely intensify with the decree of the curfew and militarization in Quito

Around the world in 8 Minutes Ep 58: Ecuador fights back against IMF

What has happened in the week of protests in Ecuador against the neoliberal economic policies of Lenín Moreno? Why are people on the streets?

Defying repression, tens of thousands of Ecuadorians take part in national strike

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

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