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Unasur supports Rafael Correa
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Unasur supports Rafael Correa

Foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) expressed again the support to the Ecuadorian president and strongly condemned the coup attempt. Cosette Pérez Rafael Correa received representatives of the regional presidents the Yellow Room of the presidential Carondelet Palace. He heard their speeches and explained details of […]

Correa will not take a step back
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Correa will not take a step back

Ecuador’’s President Rafael Correa, who’s been sequestered by insubordinate police officers at a police hospital, stressed that he will not back down from an austere law passed to benefit all workers. Martin Hacthoun “If you want to seize the barracks, if you want to leave citizens undefended, if you want […]

Protestas en Potosi
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Challenging Evo: Protests in Potosi

From 29 July to 16 August this year, an enormous protest swept through the city of Potosi. Initiated by the Potosi Civic Committee, the people demanded increased government investment in the area by Bolivian President Evo Morales. Civic strikes were held, rail and roadways were blocked, and demonstrations shut down […]