Category: Ecuador

Sara Herschander: Indigenous protesters demand action against rising prices in Ecuador

Despite facing widespread repression, Indigenous protests against austerity measures in Ecuador are refusing to back down

Manuela Lavinas Picq: Ecuador has no winners – both sides will pay for peace

After an 18-day national strike, the government and Indigenous leaders have come to an uneasy truce. Will it last?

Alejandra Tapia: 18 days of resistance in Ecuador

Women leaders of the National Strike explain its context

Tanya Wadhwa: Ecuadorians continue to resist as national strike enters second week

Defying the state of emergency, enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Ecuadorians continue to remain on the streets against neoliberalism

Craig Murray: Donziger: A Tale For Our Times 79

We are all, in a sense, the prisoners of corporations which dictate the terms on which we live

Harvey Goldberg: Ecuador President’s neoliberal economic reforms face broad opposition

Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso’s support has eroded rapidly and he now is confronted by stiff opposition

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Vijay Prashad: Ecuador’s Neoliberal Government Announces State Emergency to Impose Austerity

On October 18, 2021, Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso declared a state of emergency for 60 days

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Greg Palast: Facing Prison for Fighting Chevron

Rights Attorney Pays Price for Defending Indigenous in Ecuador Poisoned by Oil

Roger Harris: US Role Behind the Defeat of Ecuador’s Leftist Presidential Candidate

Please Help ZNet         Source: Orinoco Tribune The US role in the defeat of leftist Andrés Arauz in Ecuador’s presidential contest on April 11 was not overt because it did not need to be, according to a high-ranking Latin American diplomat. We met with the diplomat and others on an official election Read more…

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Medea Benjamin: The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador’s “Free and Fair” Election

Ecuador’s April 11 election that led to a 5-point victory by conservative banker Guillermo Lasso over progressive candidate Andrés Arauz was not what it appeared to be

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