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Ecuador's indigenous re-assert influence but face obstacles to power

Oct 17 2019

CAYAMBE, Ecuador Ecuador's indigenous leaders, emboldened by their success in derailing IMF-backed fuel-subsidy cuts, have set their sights on high office, but experts say they face formidable obstacles - a small population, infighting and struggles with campaign finance.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

Oct 17 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing programme.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

Oct 17 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing program.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

Oct 17 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK, Oct 17 Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing program.

Ecuador's indigenous re-assert influence but face obstacles to power

Oct 17 2019

CAYAMBE, Ecuador, Oct 17 Ecuador's indigenous leaders, emboldened by their success in derailing IMF-backed fuel-subsidy cuts, have set their sights on high office, but experts say they face formidable obstacles - a small population, infighting and struggles with campaign finance.

Special Report: A surge in killings by police roils Bolsonaro's Brazil

Oct 09 2019

SAO GONCALO, Brazil Just before leaving her teaching job on the afternoon of May 17, Alessandra Mattos received a panicked voice message.

Brazil's Bolsonaro irks Chile with personal attack on U.N.'s Bachelet

Sep 04 2019

GENEVA/RIO DE JANEIRO/SANTIAGO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro caused friction with regional ally Chile on Wednesday when he accused its former leader Michelle Bachelet of meddling in Brazil's affairs by criticizing rising police violence and erosions of democracy.

RPT-Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

Aug 31 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 30 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être.

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

Aug 30 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être.

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister

Aug 29 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris. | Video

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