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Citizen demands continue in Ecuador after a year of national strike- Prensa Latina

Date: Oct 5, 2020

Several popular sectors of Ecuador today maintain demands for projects to benefit citizens and measures against the national economic crisis, one year after the social outbreak that led to 11 days of protests.

The first days of October 2019 marked the beginning of a still fresh stage in many families in this South American country, who lived through the days of general strike, characterized by strong police and military repression against protesters.

The marches detonated on October 3 last year, after the cessation of transportation activities in rejection of Executive Decree 883 that eliminated the fuel subsidy, to which other sectors joined in to denounce decisions in financial matters, the presence of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the country and the dismissal of public officials.

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