The Social Commitment Movement for the Citizen’s Revolution, led by former president Rafael Correa, rejected the decision and announced that it would take part and win the 2021 general elections
In less than 48 hours, three officials of President Lenin Moreno’s government have resigned
Sonnenholzner was the third vice president of Lenín Moreno during his four years in office
The FUT has called for a national mobilization in defense of the workers’ rights and in rejection of budget cuts, corruption, mass dismissals, and privatization of public institutes
Designer Tings Chak spoke at length with Ecuadorian artist Pavel Égüez about revolutionary art, the crisis of capitalism and his series ‘Cuarentena’ which seeks to address the human suffering provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic
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).
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%
The neoliberal government of President Lenín Moreno announced a budget cut of around 100 million USD in the public higher education sector in response to the economic crisis aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country
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
Following 12 days of massive protests, the government of Lenín Moreno repealed Decree 883 which formalized neoliberal reforms.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
What has happened in the week of protests in Ecuador against the neoliberal economic policies of Lenín Moreno? Why are people on the streets?