Ecuador Protests Shut Major Oilfield During State of Emergency- Bloomberg
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno accused his political opponents of attempting a coup as the government moved outside the capital amid violence triggered by the ending of fuel subsidies last week.
In a national address, Moreno said he was moving the executive branch to the port city of Guayaquil due to security threats. The president said that allies of his predecessor Rafael Correa had infiltrated the demonstrations in a bid to overthrow his government, without providing evidence.
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