Ecuador president: “The so-called socialists of the 21st century have plundered Latin America”

El Pais | Dec 4, 2019 at 4:02 PM
  • Two months after Ecuador was hit by widespread protests, sparked in part over the decision to remove state fuel subsidies, Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno was in Madrid for the United Nations Climate Change Summit COP25.
  • What happened is that they were infiltrated by criminal groups, paid by supporters of [former Ecuadorian president] Rafael Correa, as well as people from the FARC [Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia] and the ELN [National Liberation Army from Colombia], and people on the payroll of [Venezuelan president Nicolás] Maduro.
  • It is part of a financing deal that exceeds $10 billion [€9 billion] and it is not just with the IMF, it is also with the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the European Investment Bank, the French Investment Agency.