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Ecuador Strikers Oppose Measures of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank

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In Ecuador, the biggest general strike in the country’s history
last week helped force out President Abdala Bucaram. The spark for
the strikes and street protests were a series of International
Monetary Fund and World Bank economic austerity measures, including
massive price hikes on electricity, cooking fuel and gasoline.

GUESTS:

SALLY BURCH, a journalist with the Latin American
Information Agency, an alternative news agency based in Quito,
Ecuador.

JAVIER ANDRADE, an Ecuadorian student working on his
doctorate at the New School for Social Research in New York City.

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