President Rafael Correa has started a campaign against Non-governmental Organisations.
The Uruguayan politican analyst, Raúl Zibechi, argues that Ecuador is the latest in a series of Latin American nations, including Brazil, in which the state is promoting a new form of neoliberalism, which is being called post-neoliberalism.
Ecuador: the struggle for Sumak Kawsay, or 'the right to a good life'. Both the government and social movements see themselves as engaged in the struggle to forge a new and more sustainable way of life for the country.
Some foreing oil companies want to leave Ecuador because of a law tham forces them to provide services instead of only make geberate profits from Ecuador's vast crude reserves.
President Rafael Correa is planning a referendum on changes to the constitution to facilitate the fight against crime. His critics say this is not the best way to tackle the growing problem of insecurity. 
In a new book, Dancing with Dynamite, journalist Ben Dangl describes the growing discontent of social movements in the governments they brought to power. He explains his views in a short video. 

Ecuador: why the coup failed

Effective social mobilisation, international solidarity and the courage of President Correa foiled the coup, says Atilio Boron.
Ecuadorian president, Rafael Correa, is attempting to defuse the police riots. IPS reports from Quito.
The leading indigenous organisation, CONAIE, has published an open letter in response to the crisis affecting the country.
 Huge pressure is being put put on Bolivia and Ecuador. John Vidal reports.

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