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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.

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