Ecuador: Lenin Moreno Receives Traditional Indigenous Blessings

Ecuador has made strides in improving rights of the Indigenous people, including by recognizing the country as a plurinational state. Ecuador’s new President Lenin Moreno traveled Thursday to the ancient city of Cochasqui alongside his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales to participate in a centuries-old Indigenous inauguration ceremony a day after the leftist leader was officially…

US Soft Coups in Latin America: The Cases of Ecuador and Bolivia

By Stansfield Smith Via Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity The US now engineers “regime change” not so much by using the military, in part because of their military quagmires in the Middle East, in part because Obama has sought to give a new face and new credibility to the Empire after the damage it suffered…

Ecuador Proves Poverty Eradication Is Attainable

Yes, giving money to very poor people will make their lives better — just ask Ecuador. By Andrés Mideros Mora Is eradicating poverty, a goal the United Nations’ hopes to achieve by 2030, actually feasible? New research out of Ecuador says yes – if governments are willing to pay for it. According to a United…

Ecuador Elections: Lenin Moreno, Alianza Pais Victorious

The CNE said it was a transparent and successful election process, calling for everyone to respect the results. Progressive candidate and renowned disability activist from the ruling Alianza Pais party, Lenin Moreno, won the Ecuadorean presidential election Sunday. With 99 percent of the official vote counted, Lenin defeated former banker Guillermo Lasso, candidate for the…

The Second Electoral Round in Ecuador: A World-wide Manifesto

We the women and men of the Americas know full well that on April 2 Ecuador will be facing a decisive electoral battle. We know that there is a lot at stake because the result of this election will determine whether Ecuador will be able to continue on the path they initiated 10 years ago…