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Read the latest political news out of Ecuador including new and ongoing issues, the political system, and the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa.

October 18, 2019

Ecuador seen with few options to ‘square the fiscal circle’ after scrapping subsidy cuts – Reuters

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno’s hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but …

October 18, 2019

President cancels dialogue with unions on march in Ecuador- Prensa Latina

President Lenin Moreno canceled a dialogue with trade unions gathered in the United Workers Front (FUT), following the organization’s call …

October 16, 2019

Celebration, cleanup in Ecuador as deal ends nationwide protests — for now- The Washington Post

Ecuadoran President Lenín Moreno and indigenous protest leaders have reached an accord to end the violent protests that left seven people dead …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador: Lenin Moreno’s Government Sacrifices the Poor to Satisfy the IMF- Counter Punch

The protests in Ecuador against the government of Lenin Moreno have left five dead and hundreds wounded and arrested.  The …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous- The Washington Post

Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a mass cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador’s Moreno scraps fuel subsidy cuts in big win for indigenous groups- Reuters

Then, later on Monday, he signed the decree officially reverting his previous measure. Moreno, who took office in 2017 after …

October 16, 2019

Correa calls Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno a traitor- Prensa Latina

Ex  Former president Rafael Correa (2007-2017) continues to be an active voice in Ecuadorian politics, on calling President Lenin Moreno …

October 16, 2019

Rafael Correa calls to stop violence against Ecuadorian people- Prensa Latina

Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa called on law enforcement agencies this Friday to stop violence against people demonstrating peacefully against …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador: Gov’t To Drop IMF-Decree, Deal Reached Strike Over- Telesur

United Nations-backed dialogue table installed between Lenin Moreno’s governement and leaders of Indigenous organizations reached a historic deal Sunday to …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador’s president strikes ‘peace’ deal, agrees to change fuel subsidy cuts- Reuters

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno agreed to swap a law that ended decades-old fuel subsidies for new legislation that will direct …

October 16, 2019

Ecuador president, indigenous leaders reach deal to end protests that left 7 dead- CBS News

President Lenín Moreno and leaders of Ecuador’s indigenous peoples struck a deal late Sunday to cancel a disputed austerity package …

October 11, 2019

Communist Party of Argentina expresses solidarity with Ecuador-Prensa Latina

Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Argentina today expressed its solidarity with the Ecuadorian people, who …