NYT Ignores Two-Year House Arrest Of Lawyer Who Took On Big Oil

By James Baratta, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting -

Steven R. Donziger—the human rights attorney who in 2011 won a $9.5 billion legal victory in Ecuador over the Chevron Corporation for the dumping of roughly 16 billion gallons of toxic waste in [...]

On Contact: Corporate Tyranny And Steven Donziger

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Steven Donziger, the human rights environmental justice attorney, about the grim reality when we confront the real centers of power. Donziger has been [...]

US Role Behind The Defeat Of Ecuador’s Leftist Presidential Candidate

By Roger Harris, 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. [...]

How The United States Stole Democracy In Ecuador

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The second and final round of the presidential election took place in Ecuador on April 11. Clearing the FOG speaks with Leonardo Flores, the Latin American campaign coordinator for CODEPINK who [...]

The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador’s ‘Free And Fair’ Election

By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

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. On the surface, it was a [...]

Ecuador’s Election Is A Test Of Our Solidarity

By David Adler, ROAR Magazine. -

On 11 April, the people of Ecuador will cast their final vote to elect the country’s next president. But as we approach the second round of Ecuador’s presidential election, the attacks on its [...]

Ecuador’s Socialists Set To Defeat Neo-liberalism

By Lee Brown, Labour Outlook. -

A young left-wing economist, Andres Aruaz, is favourite to win Ecuador’s presidential election later this month, in what would be the latest victory for progressives in Latin America after [...]

Tens Of Millions In Florida Properties Linked To Ecuadorian Candidate

By Jake Johnston, CEPR. -

In March 2017, ahead of Ecuador’s second-round presidential election, CEPR reported that Florida-based shell companies linked to then-candidate Guillermo Lasso owned 144 properties in Broward and [...]

Ecuador’s Pseudo-Left Candidate Yaku Pérez Echoes Call For Military Takeover

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Ecuador’s third-place presidential candidate, Yaku Pérez Guartambel, has called for direct military intervention in his country’s political system, requesting a purge of electoral authorities and [...]

Coup-Supporting Academics Spread Lies To Censor The Grayzone

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

A collection of coup-supporting academics are lobbying to censor The Grayzone’s factual journalism exposing Ecuador’s presidential candidate Yaku Pérez. Pérez is a self-declared environmentalist [...]

Ecuador’s Elections Are Being Undermined By Foreign And Domestic Interference

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Before the votes were fully counted in Ecuador's latest elections, one candidate received a phone call from the US embassy assuring him that he would be in the second round. Fidel Narvaez, a [...]

Ecuador Elections: Arauz And Lasso Advance To Second Round

By Telesur English. -

Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) confirmed on Friday that Creating Opportunities' (CREO) candidate Guillermo Lasso would face the first-round winner Andres Arauz on the second round of [...]

Will Andrés Arauz Be The Next President Of Ecuador?

By Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya Fernández, Peoples Dispatch. -

In Ecuador’s presidential election held on February 7, 2021, Andrés Arauz won the largest number of votes but could not prevail in the first round against 15 other candidates; he won 32.71 [...]

US, OAS, Colombia Try To Steal Ecuador’s election

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Guayaquil, Ecuador - A popular socialist candidate, Andrés Arauz, won the first round of Ecuador’s historic presidential election by a landslide on February 7. The leftist’s overwhelming victory [...]

Lawfare Threatens To Derail Presidential Election In Ecuador

By William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills. -

On February 7, the progressive presidential candidate for the Union of Hope Alliance (UNES) party, Andrés Arauz, won first place in Ecuador’s presidential election; this is uncontested. Arauz [...]