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Dozens Arrested as Protesters in Ecuador Condemn Fuel Price Hike, New Economic Policies

HeadlineOct 27, 2021

In Ecuador, thousands of people took to the streets around the country for another round of Indigenous-led protests against a hike in fuel prices and other economic policies pushed by the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso. Some three dozen people were arrested as protesters blocked roads.

Víctor Sánchez: “We do not agree with the economic measures being implemented, which passes the crisis on to the shoulders of the workers and the middle classes of the country.”

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