19 January 2010
This film charts the long battle of the people of Amazonian Ecuador against oil giant Chevron.
14 October 2008
On 28 September, more than 60 percent of Ecuador’s population voted to support a new radical "Bolivarian" constitution.
02 December 2006
Left wing candidate Rafael Correa looks set to become Ecuador’s president following elections last Sunday.
14 May 2005
On 8 December, Gutierrez annulled the supreme court in Ecuador. He didn’t give any reason, or quote any law—he just abolished it because it was too independent. From that date the people started to organise themselves, holding assemblies and taking to the streets in massive numbers.
30 April 2005
The new millennium has already seen millions march against war — from London to Mumbai, from Washington to Cairo. Governments have toppled in the face of mass opposition on the streets in Bolivia, Argentina and Ecuador.
30 April 2005
The South American country of Ecuador is in turmoil. Lucio Gutierrez, the president in whom the mass movement once placed great hopes, has fled the country.
22 January 2005
ON 1 January 1994 the Zapatistas broke the imperialist tranquillity of Latin America. Five years later and a large part of the continent had entered a period of revolts, government changes and general strikes that continues to the present day. In January 2000 a revolt by the Ecuadorians against the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demolished the government of Jamil Mahuad.