Five different appeals were presented by various right-wing political parties to prevent the participation of the progressive UNES alliance, led by former president Rafael Correa
Not only was Rafael Correa barred from contesting in the upcoming elections in Ecuador, but now the candidacy of Andrés Arauz is also being threatened
Former president Rafael Correa announced that he will run alongside economist Andrés Arauz in the upcoming general elections in Ecuador, but considerable obstacles to their participation in the upcoming elections remain
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
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
In the city of Guayaquil in Guayas, dead bodies, most likely victims of the pandemic, are piling up on streets as funeral services fail to collect them on time, forcing families to abandon them.