2019 Latin America In Review: Year Of The Revolt of the Dispossessed

A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio [...]

Ecuadorian Opponents Reject Lenin Moreno’s Economic Reform

By Juan Manuel Boccacci,  Pagina 12, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau. -

The Lenin Moreno Administration is moving in two fronts since the mass mobilizations that took place in Ecuador about a month ago. On the one hand, it is criminalizing social protests so [...]

Ecuador: More Uprisings Ahead As Moreno Fails To Listen To The People

By Juan Manuel Boccacci,  Pagina 12, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno seems to be determined to not listen to the claims being demanded across the country that began only 20 days ago. Revoking Decree 883, which eliminated fuel [...]

Crises In Ecuador, Chile, “Reflects The Exhaustion Of Neoliberal Policies”

By Staff, Sputnik, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Several neoliberal or right-wing governments in South America are turning authoritarian in the face of mass protests taking place in their countries, undermining thus the “region’s weak [...]

Ecuador: After A Blaze Of Protests, A Grey Horizon

By Kimberely Brown, Towardfreedom.org -

During the recent 11-day uprising that shook Ecuador, parts of the capital Quito looked like a battle scene as police drove armed trucks through protest zones and fired tear gas and pepper spray [...]

Whitewashing Neoliberal Repression In Chile And Ecuador

By Lucas Koerner, Fair.org -

Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of [...]

Revolts Against The Neoliberal World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Protests against the US and big finance-imposed neoliberal capitalism have exploded across the globe. Two weeks ago, in Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America, we reviewed [...]

Ecuadorean President Moreno Accused Of Helping The CIA

By Sputnik News, translated by Resumen English. -

Former Foreign Minister of Ecuador Ricardo Patiño has accused President Lenin Moreno of working for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). “Moreno became a CIA insider due to [...]

Reviewing The Crisis In Ecuador: An Indigenous Perspective And The Uncertainty Of The Future

By Marco Teruggi, Sputnik News, Translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America Bureau -

The indigenous communities are meeting in assemblies to debate the uprising they led in Ecuador. Have they achieved their objectives? What is their balance? Sputnik was in the community of [...]

Ecuador’s Leftist Leaders Arrested In Police Raids Nationwide

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The prefect of the Ecuadorean province of Pichincha Paola Pabon was arrested in the early morning hours of Monday at her home. Police also raided the home of Virgilio Hernandez, a former lawmaker [...]

Ecuadorians Protest Neo-liberal Austerity And Win

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

President Lenin Moreno restored neo-liberalism to Ecuador, accepting a $4.2 billion dollar loan from the US-dominated International Monetary Fund that required measures call 'structural [...]

Ecuador – And The IMF’s Killing Spree

By Peter Koenig, Globalresearch.ca -

The latest victim of this horrifying IMF scheme is Ecuador. For starters, you should know that since January 2000, Ecuador’s economy is 100% dollarized, compliments of the IMF (entirely [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Ecuador: Government To Drop IMF-Decree, Deal Reached Strike Over

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

United Nations-backed dialogue table installed between Lenin Moreno's governement and leaders of Indigenous organizations reached a historic deal Sunday to revoke pro-IMF Decree 883, end strikes [...]

Ecuador: Moreno’s Government Sacrifices The Poor To Satisfy The IMF

By Wilma Salgado, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has been cutting government spending since signing an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in February of this year. [...]