Ecuador unrest: President imposes curfew on Quito, offers to talk

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — A nationwide curfew remains in effect in Ecuador, as the first talks between the government and indigenous groups are set to begin later on Sunday.

President Lenin Moreno’s lifting of fuel subsidies sparked demonstrations over one week ago.

On Saturday, thousands of people protested in the country’s capital, many rejecting proposed peace talks, and instead calling for the resignation of President Moreno.


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