ecuador, fuel subsidies, quito

Ecuadorian Government Escapes Quito as Thousands March to Protest Fuel Prices

Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno has moved his government from Quito to Guayaquil to escape escalating violent protests over the end of fuel subsidies. Protesters armed with sticks, stones, and Molotov cocktails have been taking to the streets, ransacking and vandalizing public buildings, burning military vehicles, and clashing head-on with the police — running battles continue ...

Jack Roberts

Indigenous people protesting in Quito.