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Ecuador: 27 inmates killed in prison riots, government declares state of emergency

Twenty-seven inmates were killed in riots in two jails in Ecuador this week that forced the government to declare a state of emergency. President Guillermo Lasso had issued the order “to mobilise all necessary human and economic resources to re-establish order” in Ecuador’s prisons after violence erupted on Wednesday at jails in Guayas, in southwestern […]

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Ecuador clinic busted for injecting thousands with fake Covid-19 vaccine

An alternate medical centre in Ecuador was caught administering thousands of fake COVID-19 vaccines and was shut down by police. The local government informed that the health clinic in Quito were administering fake vaccines to tens of thousands of patients. The facility was raided by police and health officials on Tuesday. Quito security chief César […]

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After days of violent agitation demonstrators agree for talks with Ecuador’s government

Ecuador’s government representatives and the country’s indigenous groups will hold their first direct talks on Sunday in a bid to end days of violent protests. Protesters are demanding the return of fuel subsidies which the government scrapped as part of austerity measures. Reports suggest that President Lenín Moreno has agreed to reassess the subsidies, but […]