Monday, November 29, 2021

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Ecuador military, prison heads resign after jail riot

The president says the country is facing 'one of the biggest crises in recent decades' and warns that the same drugs mafias are 'bringing insecurity to our streets'.

New prison riot in Ecuador leaves 68 dead

Authorities say it took police hours to intervene because the violence inside was so intense that they feared for the officers' lives.

Death toll in Ecuador prison riot rises to 116, six decapitated

The Penitenciaria del Litoral has been the scene of bloody fights between gangs for control of the prison in recent months.

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