Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrives to meet with merchants affected by the protests around the National Assembly in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Weeks of violent demonstrations were triggered when President Moreno announced that he was getting rid of fuel subsidies, but he was forced to reinstate them after the protests. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera addresses the nation from La Moneda presidential palace, amid ongoing demonstrations triggered by an increase in subway fares in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile’s capital Monday, continuing violent clashes, arson and looting that have left at least 11 dead and led the president to say the country is “at war.” (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales leaves after the press conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. International election monitors expressed concern over Bolivia's presidential election process Tuesday after an oddly delayed official quick count showed President Morales near an outright first-round victory — even as a more formal tally tended to show him heading for a risky runoff. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
President Jovenel Moïse, left, holds hands with his wife Martine after laying flowers to mark the anniversary of the death of Haitian revolution leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Champ de Mars, adjacent to the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday Oct. 17, 2019. Haiti's embattled president was forced on Thursday to hold a private ceremony amid heavy security for what is usually a public celebration of one of the country's founding fathers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrives to meet with merchants affected by the protests around the National Assembly in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Weeks of violent demonstrations were triggered when President Moreno announced that he was getting rid of fuel subsidies, but he was forced to reinstate them after the protests. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera addresses the nation from La Moneda presidential palace, amid ongoing demonstrations triggered by an increase in subway fares in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile’s capital Monday, continuing violent clashes, arson and looting that have left at least 11 dead and led the president to say the country is “at war.” (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales leaves after the press conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. International election monitors expressed concern over Bolivia's presidential election process Tuesday after an oddly delayed official quick count showed President Morales near an outright first-round victory — even as a more formal tally tended to show him heading for a risky runoff. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
President Jovenel Moïse, left, holds hands with his wife Martine after laying flowers to mark the anniversary of the death of Haitian revolution leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Champ de Mars, adjacent to the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday Oct. 17, 2019. Haiti's embattled president was forced on Thursday to hold a private ceremony amid heavy security for what is usually a public celebration of one of the country's founding fathers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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