Success and joy as IMF agreement in Ecuador is revoked after days of resistance

Success and joy as IMF agreement in Ecuador is revoked after days of resistance

October 14 — Sunday night all of Ecuador turned into a celebration when authorities announced that Decree 883 that eliminated public oil subsidies would be revoked after eleven days of popular unrest. The information was ...
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the U.S. In 1977, Indigenous leaders from around the world organized a United Nations conference in Geneva to promote Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination. Their first recommendation ...
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Ecuador is a Time Bomb: How long will the crisis last?

Ecuador is a Time Bomb: How long will the crisis last?

October 11 — The Lenin Moreno Administration informed they would not retract its economic adjustment measures. The indigenous movement said they will continue mobilizing. What will be the ending of this arm wrestle? In Quito, Sputnik ...
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Monday's news links - Oct. 14, 2019

Monday’s news links – Oct. 14, 2019

Indigenous Peoples A Guide to Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day BGD Indigenous Mapuche pay high price for Argentina's fracking dream Guardian Columbus Day is a celebration of the erasure of Indigenous peoples like me from the ...
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Hurricanes

Hurricanes

This statement is a personal one intended to support opinions, especially in the Caribbean, that the costs of practical recovery from annual hurricanes should not fall, as they mainly do, on the victims of these ...
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Moreno declares curfew and militarization of Quito, Ecuador

Moreno declares curfew and militarization of Quito, Ecuador

Repression against protesters continues and will likely intensify with the decree of the curfew and militarization in Quito On October 12 at 2:20pm, Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno declared that a curfew and complete militarization of ...
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Sunday's news links - Oct. 13, 2019

Sunday’s news links – Oct. 13, 2019

Ecuador Ecuador is a Time Bomb: How Long will the Crisis Last? Resumen Ecuador Declares Force Majeure On All Oil Operations As Protests Escalate OilPrice Texas Police Officer Fatally Shoots Black Woman Inside Her Own ...
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The coming economic crisis

The coming economic crisis

Dear friends, You don’t need me to tell you that times are tough. Not only is the cliché about living one paycheck away from disaster absolutely true; for many who have jobs, the crisis is ...
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Haiti gripped by protests

Haiti gripped by protests

After 15 years of a military occupation of Haiti, the United Nations “peacekeeping” force will close operations on Oct.15.  Growing protests now gripping Haiti began last year in reaction to the announcement by President Jovenel ...
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Saturday's news links - Oct. 12, 2019

Saturday’s news links – Oct. 12, 2019

Labor GM Strike Continues for Fourth Week Despite Hardship for Autoworkers Real News Network UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly Fox Ecuador Lenin Moreno, a Real Piece of Human Waste Resumen ...
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