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October 24, 2019
Matías Vernengo

With the likely return of Kirchner, it's important to look back at the complicated relationship between Argentina and the International Monetary Fund to understand the country's economic future. 

October 17, 2019
Mohammed Hamarsha and Cloe Perol

Ecuadorian Indigenous communities organized food, shelter, and domestic chores with the help of local volunteers, and proved the people’s power. But the anti-austerity fight might not be over.  

October 14, 2019
Wilma Salgado

Las protestas en Ecuador han representado más que los subsidios a la gaslona, sino una economía que dejan atrás a todxs menos los ricos. 

October 14, 2019
Wilma Salgado

The recent protests in Ecuador represent more than just fuel subsidies, but a stagnant economy leaving all but the rich behind. 

June 12, 2019
Alan Cibils

Argentina is experiencing another recession, this time under right-wing president Mauricio Macri, who has once again turned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help. Will this time be different?

May 26, 2016
Graciela Monteagudo

Why haven’t President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms faced the same sort of public resistance that was seen around Argentina’s 2001 economic crisis? 

February 8, 2016
Sara Kozameh

The new Macri government in Argentina has embarked on a rapid-fire series of conservative economic reforms, threatening public sector employment and social programs.

July 28, 2015
Mark Schuller

A century after the U.S. military invasion of Haiti in 1915, a U.N. "stabilization mission" continues to compromise the nation's political and economic sovereignty.

October 16, 2013
While it is still early in the process, it appears that Grenada is embarking on a hopeful quest to restructure its debt without undertaking the traditional demands of significant cuts to public sector budgets and widespread privatization programs. What makes Grenada’s position important is that the government has not been negotiating with the IMF in the traditional antidemocratic manner.  Instead, the people are playing a crucial role in this consulation.
September 22, 2012
Belize, like much of the Caribbean, is trapped between high debt and a foreign economic environment hostile to the implementation of progressive economic reforms. On September 21, Belize won a 60 day reprieve after a partial debt payment of $11.7 million, which avoided their descent into a full blown default.

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