Ecuador

President Correa and the old dream of destroying the Teacher’s Union

On July 20th, the Ecuadorian government of President Rafael Correa accused the National Union of Educators (UNE) of failing to comply with new regulations it had issued for non-governmental organizations. Although it did not specify how UNE had violated the regulations, it has given the organization 15 days to...

 Down with Lenin Moreno and the IMF! Down with Decree 883 and the Austerity Package!

Since October 3, the political situation in Ecuador has become world news. This day marked a strong reaction by the social, indigenous and popular movement against a series of neoliberal measures required by the IMF in order to release a loan, announced by President Lenin Moreno on October 1. Statement...

IWL-FI statement on the death of Walter Garzón

To the leadership and members of PST-C To the brave family of our comrade Walter Garzón With true pain we received the news of the death of our dearest comrade Walter. It hurts us deeply, as it hurts us the death of all those who dedicated their entire lives to the...

Ecuadorian Uprising Defeats Austerity Package

The uprising started on October 3, 2019 after president Lenin Moreno announced IMF-backed decree 833. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup That decree had five major attacks against people’s budget. First: it doubles diesel prices and increases gasoline from US$ 1.85 to US$ 2.40 / gallon; Second: it eliminates taxation on imports threating national economy...

Colombian Socialist Still Missing In Ecuador!

Seven years ago, on April 28, 2012, Carolina Garzon was seen for the last time when she was on holidays in Ecuador. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 1, 2019 Carolina was Colombian. She studied Arts in the “Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas” in Bogota, Colombia. She was a member of the Socialist Workers...

Walter Garzon, father of Carolina Garzon, passed away

Between uncertainty and pain, Walter Garzón, father, comrade, protector of human rights, passed away today. Today, September 12, 2016, our lives are once again full of pain. Walter Garzón, friend, comrade, protector of human rights, passed away in Bogotá, Colombia, after a restless struggle to find his daughter Carolina Garzón...

Long Live Ecuadorian People’s Victory!

The heroic uprising of the Ecuadorian people led by the Indigenous Movement had its outcome on Sunday October 14 with the repeal of decree 883, with which the government had eliminated the gasoline and diesel subsidy as part of a series of IMF requirements to extend a loan. By...

A true imperialist conspiracy

Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks was imprisoned on Thursday, April 11, after spending seven years in exile at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks became known for publishing secret communications from various governments, particularly the US government. Assange is also accused of "alleged rape" in Sweden. By: Américo Gomes With this...

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