Published annually since 1972, the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the World. Each volume pairs 60 to 70 original background narratives with over 100 documents to chronicle the major events. Various records may include:  • official reports  • surveys  • speeches from leaders and opinion makers  • court cases  • legislation  • testimony  • and much more Historic Documents is renowned for the well-written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Organized chronologically, each volume covers the same wide range of topics:  • business  • the economy and labor  • energy, environment, science, technology, and transportation  • government and politics  • health and social services  • international affairs  • national security and terrorism  • rights and justice Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents include:  • a comprehensive introduction  • background information on the event  • full-source citations  • easy access to material  • detailed and thematic table of contents  • references to related coverage  • documents from the last ten editions of the series

United Nations and President Moreno Call for Peace during Protests in Ecuador : October 11 and 15, and November 29, 2019

United Nations and President Moreno Call for Peace during Protests in Ecuador
Linda Grimm

Ecuadorian president Lenín Moreno’s introduction of unpopular austerity measures in October 2019 sparked nationwide protests against policies projected to have a disproportionate impact on lower-income people. Riots and violent clashes between protesters and police resulted in at least nine deaths and injured hundreds more, prompting United Nations (UN) officials to call for calm and investigations into potential abuses by the country’s security forces. After ten days of unrest, Moreno and leaders of Ecuador’s indigenous groups—who had been the driving force behind the protests—negotiated a deal that ended ...

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