Ecuador: Roads Blocked, Media Silence as National Strikes Hits 2nd Day – teleSUR
As the national strike called for this week in Ecuador, by social and political organizations, enters its second day Tuesday, major roads were blocked and manifestations were reported all across the country including the country’s capital, Quito.
“We voted for Moreno to maintain social expenditure not to sign a deal with the IMF to the detriment of wellbeing…as workers, we reject the labor reform proposed by the banking and private sector,” Joaquin Chiluisa, a union leader from the health sector told teleSUR.
Major roads were blocked during Tuesday’s demonstrations in large provinces such as Guayas, Manabi, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Azuay and in both entry points to the capital city Quito.
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