Coronavirus: Ecuador protests against cuts amid pandemic- BBC News
Date: May 26, 2020
Around 2,000 people demonstrated in the capital Quito, defying restrictions aimed at combatting the virus.
Last week, the president announced measures including the closure of some state-owned companies and cuts to public sector salaries.
Ecuador has been one of the worst-affected countries in South America.
Around 37,000 cases have been confirmed and more than 2,000 people have died with the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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