Ecuador imposes curfew after protests push government out of capital

Mounted riot police are seen near the National Assembly during protests against Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno's austerity measures, in Quito, Ecuador October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Tuesday ordered a curfew around government buildings after six days of violent anti-austerity protests that have pushed his administration out of the capital Quito and brought hundreds of arrests. Following tactics that have toppled previous governments, thousands of indigenous demonstrators have flooded the highland capital. Some burst […]

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