Category: Ecuador

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Vijay Prashad: How Ecuador’s democracy is being suffocated

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

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Joe Emersberger: Reuters (Unsurprisingly) Looks Away as Ecuador Tries to Outlaw Opposition Parties

Reuters routinely buries information that would badly damage the reputation of US allies in the Americas

Dawn Paley: Women rise against violence in Ecuador

The pandemic has pushed women in Ecuador to mobilize their networks for the purposes of mutual aid. 

Kaeliz Garcia: We are cheap labour to fight COVID-19

#HumansofCOVID19: I was put on the frontline against the coronavirus. I’m a medical resident. We have no tests, protection or ventilators. And I think I’m infected

Marcela Olivera: Talking About Ecuador’s Political Prisoners

Interview on various political prisoners in Ecuador who are supporters of former President Rafael Correa

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Ecuador: From the middle of the world to the end of the world

Demonstration in Quito Ecuador, by Fabiana Lando/Shutterstock.com As its very name suggests, Ecuador is geographically located in the middle of the world. And now, from all appearances, neoliberalism has decided to carry out its end-of-the-world maneuvers in this country. That is perhaps the reason it is coming to the realization that the Ecuadorean people are Read more…

Fidel Narvaez: “I Was Fired for Helping Julian Assange, and I Have No Regrets”

Interview with the ousted Ecuadorian diplomat who handled Julian Assange’s case about why Lenín Moreno caved to international pressure, broke his promises, and gave Assange up to British authorities

Kimberley Brown: Ecuador: After a Blaze of Protests, A Grey Horizon

As one protester said the night uprisings came to an end, if the government doesn’t comply with his promises to work with the people, “we’ll come back with more force, and the president knows this.”

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Joe Emersberger: Ecuador’s Austerity Measures, Repression Based on Lies AP Happily Spread

Moreno knows that no charge is too outlandish, provided it reinforces what the powerful and their media outlets want to hear

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Lucas Koerner: Whitewashing Neoliberal Repression in Chile and Ecuador

If the first casualty of war is truth, its self-anointed purveyors in the international media have much blood on their hands indeed

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