Chaos in Ecuador as protesters ransack govt buildings, clash with police as military restricts movement throughout country

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©  Reuters / Ivan Alvarado Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has declared a curfew and sent in troops to force protesters off the streets of the capital Quito. He also agreed to assess the cancellation of fuel subsidies that had triggered … Read More

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Ecuador-Peru border, USGS says

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near the Ecuador-Peru border Friday. (USGS) A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near the border of Ecuador and Peru early Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake struck 71 miles east of Palora with a depth of 82 miles. Another … Read More