Government subsidies

Anti-government protesters abandon their position near the National Assembly after security forces launched tear gas to disperse them, in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno amid protests against fuel price hikes that have produced dramatic images of paraded police captives and violent clashes. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
October 12, 2019 - 10:17 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — As a military helicopter circled overhead, a volunteer clown in a red rubber nose sang a nonsense song to laughing children outside a public theater. Volunteers inside handed juice and sandwiches to members of the Shuar people newly arrived from the Amazon rainforest. Some had...
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Anti-government protesters abandon their position near the National Assembly after security forces launched tear gas to disperse them, in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno amid protests against fuel price hikes that have produced dramatic images of paraded police captives and violent clashes. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
October 12, 2019 - 10:04 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — As a military helicopter circled overhead, a volunteer clown in a red rubber nose sang a nonsense song to laughing children outside a public theater. Volunteers inside handed juice and sandwiches to members of the Shuar people newly arrived from the Amazon rainforest. Some had...
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Anti-government demonstrator stands in the middle of tear gas during clashes with police in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Protests, which began when President Lenin Moreno's decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices, have persisted for days. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 12, 2019 - 7:41 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — As a military helicopter circled overhead, a volunteer clown in a red rubber nose sang a nonsense song to laughing children outside a public theater. Volunteers inside handed juice and sandwiches to members of the Shuar people newly arrived from the Amazon rainforest. Some had...
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Anti-government demonstrator stands in the middle of tear gas during clashes with police in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Protests, which began when President Lenin Moreno's decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices, have persisted for days. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 12, 2019 - 12:02 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — As a military helicopter circled overhead, a volunteer clown in a red rubber nose sang a nonsense song to laughing children outside a public theater. Volunteers inside handed juice and sandwiches to members of the Shuar people newly arrived from the Amazon rainforest. Some had...
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Anti-government demonstrator stands in the middle of tear gas during clashes with police in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Protests, which began when President Lenin Moreno's decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices, have persisted for days. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 11, 2019 - 1:32 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno amid protests against fuel price hikes that have produced dramatic images of paraded police captives and violent clashes...
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Indigenous anti-government protesters gather outside the Casa de la Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage at the Casa de Cultura Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after deadly unrest that was triggered by fuel price hikes. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno over fuel price hikes and economic measures that have sparked more than a week of anti-government demonstrations. Thousands of...
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Indigenous anti-government protesters gather outside the Casa de la Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage at the Casa de Cultura Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after deadly unrest that was triggered by fuel price hikes. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 11, 2019 - 12:08 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Anti-government protesters forced captive police officers to carry a coffin containing the body of an indigenous activist, underlining the anger directed at Ecuador's government more than week after rises in fuel prices set off nationwide unrest among indigenous groups, unions...
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Police held captive by anti-government protesters, are forced to carry a coffin that contains the remains of a companion demonstrator who protesters say died during yesterday's national strike, in a procession inside the Casa de Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An indigenous leader and four other people have died in unrest in Ecuador since last week, the public defender's office said Thursday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
October 10, 2019 - 10:04 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after deadly unrest that was triggered by fuel price hikes. Some of the officers were later...
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Police held captive by anti-government protesters, are forced to carry a coffin that contains the remains of a companion demonstrator who protesters say died during yesterday's national strike, in a procession inside the Casa de Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An indigenous leader and four other people have died in unrest in Ecuador since last week, the public defender's office said Thursday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
October 10, 2019 - 7:30 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after deadly unrest that was triggered by fuel price hikes. Some of the officers were later...
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Col. Cristian Rueda Ramos, one of several police officers who has been detained by anti-governments protesters, is made to hold an indigenous banner, don a national flag as a cape and a fedora-styled hat, while presented on a stage at the Casa de Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An indigenous leader and four other people have died in unrest in Ecuador since last week, the public defender's office said Thursday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
October 10, 2019 - 6:12 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after more than a week of deadly unrest. The brazen act occurred in the capital of Quito at a...
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