Ecuadorian president warns of a new “Condor Operation” against progressive governments

19.03.2016 - ANDES, Agencia pública de noticias del Ecuador y Suramérica

Ecuadorian president warns of a new “Condor Operation” against progressive governments
(Image by Fernanda LeMarie - Cancillería del Ecuador. President Correa)

Quito, March 18 (Andes) – Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa warned Friday of a new “Condor Operation” in the region aimed at destabilizing progressive governments.

The coordination of actions between right-wing dictatorships is known as Condor Operation, it was registered in many South American countries (Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador) between the 70s and 80s in which the United States was involved.

This new plan, according to president Correa, not only aims at frightening but also putting an end to progressive governments.

“The right-wing craves revenge because it’s been 10 years since the last time they told a president what to do.”

Correa added that what is happening with former Brazilian president is not a coincidence.

“Do you think this is coincidence? this is the new Condor Operation. Military dictatorships are not needed anymore; they need submissive judges, a corrupt media that even publishes private conversations – which is absolutely illegal- and they are happy with it without thinking they can also be spied on tomorrow,” he claimed.

On this matter, the Ecuadorian president said that former Argentinian president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, current presidents of Bolivia, Evo Morales, Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, Brazil’s Dilma Roussef and he have been victims of a smear campaign and attacks.

Correa affirmed Lula “will overcome” and added that Latin American peoples will not allow a setback.

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