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Ecuador: Attempted coup

President Correa denounced that Ecuador is experiencing an attempted coup organized by the opposition. Correa, who is currently in the police hospital in Quito, recovering from police aggression, denounced that various members of the police were trying to enter his room, holding the police responsible for whatever might happen. Continue reading

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Coup Attempt in Ecuador: Take Action

Ecuador Solidarity Network: Attempted coup d’etat in Ecuador. Take Action. Continue reading

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Ecuador: Police Mutiny Threatens Democracy

With the backing of large crowds of supporters in the streets and of statements from presidents throughout Latin America, the Ecuadorian government of Rafael Correa is attempting to quell a riot by hundreds of police protesting a cut in their benefits which has thrown the country into chaos. Continue reading

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Report from Ecuador: Democracy Under Threat

Correa during teargas attackFaced with an apparent attempt to oust Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on Thursday, Ecuador received an outpouring of support from Honduras to the White House. Continue reading

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CONAIE on the Attempted Coup in Ecuador

A process of change, as weak as it may be, runs the risk of being overturned or overtaken by the right, old or new, if it does not establish alliances with organized social and popular sectors, and deepen progressively. Continue reading

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A letter from Evo Morales to the indigenous peoples of the world: Nature, forests and indigenous peoples are not for sale

I am deeply concerned because some pretend to use leaders and indigenous groups to promote the commoditization of nature and in particular of forest through the establishment of the REDD mechanism (Reduction Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) and its versions REDD+ REED++. Continue reading

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South American Foreign Ministers Support Correa

Foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) expressed again the support to the Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa and strongly condemned the coup attempt. Continue reading

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Attempted coup

President Correa denounced that Ecuador is experiencing an attempted coup organized by the opposition. Correa, who is currently in the police hospital in Quito, recovering from police aggression, denounced that various members of the police were trying to enter his room, holding the police responsible for whatever might happen. Continue reading

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Behind the Coup in Ecuador – The Rightwing Attack on ALBA

The latest coup attempt against one of the countries in the Bolivarian Alliance For The People of Our America (ALBA) is attempt to impede Latin American integration and the advance of revolutionary democratic processes… Continue reading

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A New Opportunity for Venezuela’s Socialists

October 1st 2010 National Assembly Elections The good news for Venezuela’s socialist and pro-Chavez forces is that while the September 26 National Assembly election might seem to be a disappointing result, because Chavez’s party won only about 50% of the … Continue reading

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