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Ecuador government, protesters agree on deal to end deadly unrest

Oct 14, 2019 - 9:36 AM

(UPDATED) A statement from President Lenin Moreno and CONAIE head Jaime Vargas reads, 'With this agreement, the mobilizations... across Ecuador are terminated and we commit ourselves to restoring peace in the country'

PROTESTS END. Indigenous people celebrate after a meeting with the Ecuadorean president in Quito on October 13, 2019, during which an agreement was reached to end violent protests. Photo by Cristina Vega Rhor/AFP

Clashes at protests in Ecuador over fuel price hike, oil facilities seized

Oct 08, 2019 - 2:28 PM

The clashes come as Ecuador's Ministry of Energy announced activities in 3 oil fields in the Amazon region had been suspended 'due to the seizure of the facilities by groups of people outside the operation'

CLASHES. Peasants and indigenous people arrive at Santo Domingo square in Quito on October 7, 2019 following days of protests against the sharp rise in fuel prices sparked by authorities' decision to scrap subsidies. Photo by Cristina Vega/AFP