Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession

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Reuters

By Alexandra Valencia QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s government on Thursday acquiesced to a demand of indigenous demonstrators who have held 11 days of protests, giving them access to a cultural center, but violent confrontations at marches continued. Disquiet over prices for fuel, food and other basics has exploded into sometimes-violent protests across the country since June 13, prompting President Guillermo Lasso to declare a state of exception across six provinces, including that of Quito, the capital. The demonstrations – longer-lasting and larger than marches over fuel prices in October las…

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