Tag: Ecuador protests

Meet the New IMF, Same as the Old IMF

Meet the New IMF, Same as the Old IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has changed. Gone are the days when it would use its lending powers to strong-arm countries into adopting a slate of “free market” reforms that put the interests of investors before those of the people — or so it claims. The IMF truly has progressed...

What Is Driving the Protests in Latin America?

What Is Driving the Protests in Latin America?

The first thing to bear in mind when looking at the recent violent demonstrations that have occurred in Latin American countries like Chile, Ecuador, Haiti and Bolivia is to resist the spell of common myths about the region. Latin America is a vast territory composed of 20 countries, from Mexico...

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