Ecuador: indigenous people demand a reduction in the price of fuel
The indigenous party and various social movements in Ecuador on Monday expressed their rejection of the privatization of state entities, the signing of free trade agreements and the expansion of mining initiatives and demanded a reduction in the price of fuel from the government. of President Guillermo Lasso, in power for just over a month.
Marlon Santi, national coordinator of the Pachakutik indigenous party, told the Ecuavisa television network that “we have been clear with the government that (these issues) … are not negotiable for the indigenous people.”
“There is nothing to give and nothing to negotiate,” he clarified, although he said he waits for a date to attend a dialogue proposed by the president.
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