23rd July 2015
Ecuador in the midst of a ‘soft coup’
President Rafael Correa met Thursday with governors and political heads from all provinces to define actions that will be executed in the Alianza PAIS (AP) political movement in view of destabilizing attempts from the opposition to weaken the government using different strategies.
“We are before a soft coup; there is an ongoing process of protests, slander, they try to cause financial panic, a psychological war to weaken the government, avoid governability or destabilize it and we need to be ready for these circumstances,” Correa told journalists after the meeting that lasted about three hours which took place in the 24 de mayo school.
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The head of state also indicated that the best strategy to face the “national strike” planned for August and organized by union, indigenous and social organizations from the…
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