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Closing bases

Activist demanding the closure of Manta: Photo by No-Bases.

This July, US military planes lifted off from the Eloy Alfaro Airbase, for the last time. After ten years of maintaining a base in Manta, the US was asked to end its military presence on Ecuadorian soil… As the US military was kicked out of Ecuador, the joy was shared by around 450 No-Bases campaign chapters worldwide.

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