Ecuador under President Neo-coño Moreno: The IMF’s Deadly “Economic Medicine”, The Weaponization of Neoliberal Reforms

14 October2019 — Global Research

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Lenin Moreno: aka Neocon Moreno

A popular insurrection is unfolding against the adoption of sweeping IMF reforms imposed by the “centre left” government of President Lenin Moreno.

In March 2019, a 4.2 billion dollar IMF loan was granted to Ecuador.

“We are here to help you” says the IMF. Our objective is to help Ecuador “modernize its economy and pave the way for strong, sustained, and equitable growth.”
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General Strike Against the IMF Shuts Down Ecuador

10 October 2019 — Left Voice

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On Wednesday, thousands of people across Ecuador took to the streets and walked out of their workplaces on the seventh day of a national uprising against the austerity policies of President Lenín Moreno and the IMF. The national strike was coordinated by indigenous groups in conjunction with Ecuador’s biggest trade unions and the student movement, and was heavily repressed by military and police forces.

PHOTO: DAVID DIAZ ARCOS/BLOOMBERG NEWS

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Ecuador News Links 13 October 2019

13 October 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

Protest leaders in Ecuador vow to continue rallies across the country
https://tass.com/world/1082873

Ecuador under President Neo-coño Moreno: The IMF’s Deadly “Economic Medicine”, The Weaponization of Neoliberal Reforms
https://www.globalresearch.ca/ecuador-under-president-neo-cono-moreno-the-imfs-deadly-economic-medicine-the-weaponization-of-neoliberal-reforms/5691749

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Ecuador News Links 11-12 October 2019

12 October 2019 • 11:00 — The New Dark Age

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Five dead and almost 1,000 arrested as repression mounts in Ecuador
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/12/ecua-o12.html

Protest leaders in Ecuador refuse to start dialogue with authorities
https://tass.com/world/1082808

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Around the world in 8 Minutes Ep 58: Ecuador fights back against IMF

10 October 2019 — Peoples Dispatch

What has happened in the week of protests in Ecuador against the neoliberal economic policies of Lenín Moreno? Why are people on the streets?

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the mounting resistance of the people of Ecuador to the neoliberal policies of Lenin Moreno. The struggle of Ecuadorians in the face of intense repression marks another moment in the Latin American outburst against the far-right whose policies have wreaked great havoc on the lives and livelihoods of all sections of the people.
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Defying repression, tens of thousands of Ecuadorians take part in national strike

10 October 2019 — The Peoples Dispatch

The heavy-handed response of the Ecuadorian police and military to the massive mobilizations in the country has already cost eight lives with hundreds suffering grave injuries

Tens of thousands of protesters mobilized in Quito on October 9 against the neoliberal ‘package’ announced by President Lenín Moreno. Photo: Ecuador Today

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Ecuador: Lenin vs. Lenin

8 October 2019 — Internationalist 360°

Carlos Aznárez

https://cnnespanol2.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/191007162314-cnndinero-ec-protests-100719-dinero-only-full-169.jpg?quality=100&strip=info&w=1200Insurrection has always been a weapon of humble peoples, those wretched of the earth of which Frantz Fannon spoke. It is a necessary alternative and a mirror in which one must obligatorily look at oneself, when the moment comes when the possibilities of dialogue with those above are exhausted, and the one below moves from the left. One fine day, the humiliated and dispossessed stand up and shout a forceful “enough is enough” and from that moment everything becomes possible, right up to the seizure of power.

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Ecuador News Links 9 October 2019

9 October 2019 • 18:00 — The New Dark Age

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Popular Outrage Against Ecuador’s President Moreno. Deadly Wave of IMF Economic Reforms
https://www.globalresearch.ca/popular-outrage-against-ecuador-moreno/5691478

Ecuador’s President Moves Government Operations From Capital to Escape Protests
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/QvKVHBDf1xI/ecuadors-president-moves-government-operations-from-capital-to-escape-protests.html

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Ecuador’s president retreats from capital in face of growing mass protests By Andrea Lobo

9 October 2019 — WSWS

In the face of a continuing strike and a mass indigenous mobilization against an IMF-dictated austerity package, Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno moved his government from the capital of Quito to the coastal city of Guayaquil, where he is now directing a police-state crackdown.

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Ecuador raging against IMF’s measures, protesters storm parliament building

9 October 2019 — Counter Currents

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Amid widespread demonstrations by people, clashes with riot police, and general strike by transport workers over the International Monetary Fund (IMF) dictated neo-liberal measures, protesters stormed Ecuador’s parliament building in Quito, the capital city.

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Too hungry for power, too inept to rule: Moreno & his neoliberalism are behind Ecuador’s turmoil, ex-president Correa tells RT

8 October 2019 — RT

Too hungry for power, too inept to rule: Moreno & his neoliberalism are behind Ecuador’s turmoil, ex-president Correa tells RT

Demonstrators clash with police officers during a protest against austerity measures in Quito, Ecuador on October 8, 2019. © Reuters / Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Ecuadorian authorities are trying hard to shift the blame for ongoing protests on foreign influence, yet they are the ones who have mishandled the economy, and now refuse to give up power, ex-president Rafael Correa told RT.

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