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Ecuador shuts down major oil pipeline amid worsening protests over fuel prices

France 24 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.
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News video: Ecuador fuel protests: major roads blockaded across the country

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Despite the unrest, President Lenin Moreno says he has no plans to reverse his decision to scrap fuel subsidies as part of strict austerity measures.

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