The country of Ecuador is suffering civic chaos on such a massive scale, the entire country has shut down. Airports are closed. Buses, Taxis and Trains not running. Food shipments are not moving and people are in the streets protesting.
Streets are filled with protesters over government cutting-off fuel subsidies, which caused the price of fuel to triple.
A $4.5 billion loan (that they didn't want) has forced the fuel subsidies to be removed and the price of fuel including propane has almost tripled.
Rafael Correa wanted to fast-track development projects when he was president of Ecuador, so he borrowed billions of dollars from China. But the loans have come back to haunt his successor, Lenin Moreno, who will go hat in hand to China this month to seek more flexible terms and breathing space."
It's China and the loan scam they have been doing all around the world to gain assets when these corrupt politicians take loans that everyone knows they can't pay back.
It's basically selling your country to China.
The exit of OPEC is also a huge role in this due to oil being the country's largest export.
People are having to take dirt back-roads to meet-up with people just to get food. Also these are just the "wealthy" who are able to stockup, the poor will be crushed by this if something isn't done.
Taxi services down, families separated everywhere, workers unable to return home from work.
Hal Turner Analysis
When each country of South America falls like dominoes, you can count the days before their trouble becomes ours.
So many people responding to international problems such as Hong Kong, France, Venezuela, and now Ecuador -- with laughter and mocking them as if it will have no effect on the U.S., are very shortsighted.
We now have Iraq turning into a civil war zone as well.
It's all going FUBAR and this wave will eventually hit our shores.
Ecuador's next door neighbor Peru also getting stirred up.
That's three adjacent countries (including Venezuela).
Brazil is on the edge, Argentina seems to be in perpetual financial trouble.
Colombia and Chile holding it together so far but if the whole continent goes full retard then what?
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