Ecuadorian workers, trade unionists, peasants, students, and more have been mobilizing across the country for the past five days in rejection of Lenín Moreno’s government and the agreement signed with the IMF
Qamar-Uz-Zaman Khan was released on bail last week after he was arrested on June 22 for organizing an anti-IMF protest
The march comes in the background of the recent IMF bailout package which would lead to the cutting of crucial subsides for the country’s poor.
Taimur Rehman, general secretary of Pakistan’s Mazdoor Kisan Party (MKP) talks about the neoliberal crisis under the rule of prime minister Imran Khan, and the implications of the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan.
Last week, the Honduran government announced an agreement for a 311 million dollar IMF loan even as news surfaced about the arrival of 1,000 Israeli troops to the country
Over 200,000 marched in Buenos Aires on April 30 in the National Strike to denounce the neoliberal policies of Mauricio Macri’s government
The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May
The protesters demanded withdrawal of economic measures imposed after the 4.2 billion dollar deal with the IMF and freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
The ZANU(PF)-led government of Zimbabwe recently announced that the indigenization rule, which prohibits foreign mining companies from owning 50% or more of the shares,would be scrapped to allow 100% private ownership of platinum mines. The decision was soon extended to diamond mines too
The mobilizations were called by a number of social movements and trade unions to demand the withdrawal of increases in the tariffs of public services and the implementation of a national parity
The country will receive USD 10.2 billion in international loans, and the lower and middle classes will repay it in form of austerity measures