Indigenous rebellion: Ecuador’s president further lowers already frozen gasoline and diesel prices

In a message to the nation disseminated through television and social networks, Lasso announced that the price of 85 octanes Extra and Eco País gasoline would decrease from US$2.55 to US$2.45 per gallon (3.7 liters). For comparison: Brazilians pay on average US$5.25 per gallon.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso announced Sunday that he would lower the prices of frozen fuels by ten cents. The measure is intended to meet one of the main demands of the protests against his government over the high cost of living.

In a message to the nation disseminated through television and social networks, Lasso announced that the price of 85 octanes Extra and Eco País gasoline would decrease from US$2.55 to US$2.45 per gallon (3.7 liters). In comparison, the price of diesel will be reduced from US$1.90 to . . .

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