Ecuador

The spectre of IMF in Ecuador

Print edition : November 08, 2019

Demonstrators wave an Ecuador flag as they protest against President Lenin Moreno’s austerity measures in Quito, Ecuador, on October 11. Photo: IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

Anti-government demonstrators commandeer an armored vehicle during a nationwide strike against Moreno’s economic policies in Quito, on October 9. Photo: Carlos Noriega/AP

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno at a press conference in Guayaquil October 8. Photo: SANTIAGO ARCOS/REUTERS

Indigenous protesters arrive in Quito on October 8. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP

After protests break out across the country, President Lenin Moreno withdraws the decree announcing the removal of fuel subsidies that was a part of the IMF-imposed austerity programme.
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