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After 11 days of massive protests, brutal repression and a general upheaval in Ecuador, the government of President Moreno and the most important indigenous organizations agreed to engage in negotiations to discuss the cancellation of austerity measures that President Moreno had imposed about two weeks ago, following the IMF’s prescriptions.

The economic had policies included a near doubling of fuel prices, about 23,000 layoffs in the public sector, and the deregulation of labor laws, following a neolibral model.

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