Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE)
“For the Lasso government, the economic interests of private mining companies are above the decisions of the Constitutional Court”

Ecuadorian Lawyer Patricia Carrión spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the suspension of a controversial mining decree that activists allege promoted the interests of mining companies

Ecuadorian trade unions and social movements condemn dismissal of workers from government ministry

Over 35 workers, including Juan Fernando Rodríguez Escobar, President of the Ecuadorian Solidarity Workers Confederation, have been dismissed from the Ministry of Government. The illegal dismissals are believed to be linked to the ongoing collective bargaining process for better wages and working conditions

Ecuador update Ecuadorian opposition rejects dissolution of parliament

The majority of Ecuador’s political parties have rejected the dissolution of the National Assembly, arguing that the grounds established in the constitution to dissolve it, do not exist at the moment

Lasso government responsible for the murder of Indigenous activist, alleges CONAIE

The organization denounced that Mendúa was murdered because of his opposition to oil companies in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Ecuadorian social movements, left parties reject President Lasso’s “national agreement”

Following Lasso’s call for a “national agreement,” social organizations and progressive political parties rejected dialogue, criticizing Lasso’s neoliberal policies

Daily Round-up | Palestinians stage protests observe strike against Israeli repression & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a strike in Palestine, the OAS agreeing to send a delegation to Ecuador, a decision by a Canadian court on an Indigenous survivor of abuse, and talks in Ecuador

Daily Round-up | Cuba reports 154 billion dollars loss due to US embargo & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the impact of the US blockade on Cuba, the hunger strike of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a report on rich countries overstating their contributions to climate change mitigation, and talks in Ecuador

Indigenous organizations and government conclude negotiations in Ecuador

The leaders of the CONAIE, FENOCIN and FEINE celebrated the advances made in the dialogue process, but also expressed their discontent, pointing out that agreements on various crucial demands are still pending

Daily Round-up | UN warns of imminent famine in Somalia & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the humanitarian crisis in Somalia, Israeli airstrikes on Syria, protests in Indonesia, and a case by Indigenous communities in Ecuador

National strike in Ecuador was also a strike for people’s health

Strengthening the health system and addressing social and environmental determinants of health ranked high among the demands of the national strike in Ecuador, yet provisional agreement with government leaves it unclear if advances will be made

Daily Round-up | Sudanese security forces kill 9 protesters during anti-coup protests & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories from the protests in Sudan, the end of the national strike in Ecuador, the extension of the eviction moratorium in Brazil, and verdicts on abortion two US states

Victory after 2 weeks of national strike in Ecuador

The strike ended after a deal was signed by Government Minister Francisco Jiménez, Indigenous leader Leonidas Iza and the head of the Episcopal Conference, Monsignor Luis Cabrera, who acted as mediator.