Ecuador shuts down major oil pipeline amid worsening protests over fuel prices
Thursday, 10 October 2019 () Protesters in Ecuador fought a running battle with security forces Wednesday in a second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike that forced the government to suspend most of the country's deliveries of crude.
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno signed on Monday an official decree, repealing his own fuel subsidy cut that sparked days of violent, indigenous-led protests,... Reuters Also reported by •WorldNews •NYTimes.com •News24 •NPR •CNSNews.com •Zee News
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*SANTIAGO * — A hike in fuel prices proved to be the straw that broke the camel's back in Ecuador. But the root... Worldcrunch Also reported by •NYTimes.com •BBC News •Seattle Times