August 5, 2015

Ecuador Opposition Protests Off to a Weak Start

Ecuador's opposition indigenous organization, the CONAIE, launched its planned anti-government protests, which were to culminated in an "uprising on August 10. The response to the initial mobilizations in southern Ecuador were weak.

The CONAIE said it was not supporting the right-wing opposition to President Rafael Correa's Citizen's Revolution, but such claims are denied by the group's opponents in the indigenous movement.


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