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Ecuador to release up to 2,000 prisoners to reduce overcrowding in detention centres

Ecuador will pardon as many as 2,000 prisoners, the head of the country‚Äôs prison authority has announced, as the South American nation seeks to reduce overcrowding in its detention centres after a deadly riot this week. Bolivar Garzon, director of the SNAI prison authority, said on Friday that the government would prioritise elderly and female […]