- Created: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:19
- Written by Cassandra Howarth
Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 268 February/March 2019
In April 2017, Lenin Moreno was elected as President of Ecuador with the promise he would continue the progressive policies of the Citizens’ Revolution (CR) movement that had started under Rafael Correa in 2007. In practice, he has made a sharp economic turn to the right, imposed autocratic rule and trampled on the country’s democratic institutions. Nearly two years after he took office, Moreno’s presidency reflects the resurgence of neoliberal ideology in Latin America and is a setback for the progressive movement.