Security crisis in Ecuador: When reality trumps management

If in 2021, the Andean nation registered more than 2,400 murders, reaching 14 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants (the highest rate in a decade, according to the InSight Crime Foundation) and practically doubling the figure for 2020, only between January and April of this year there are already more than 1,200 violent deaths accounted for by the National Police.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The scourge of organized crime, drug trafficking, common crime, and an unprecedented prison crisis place Ecuador as the country with the fastest increase in homicides throughout the region and reflect that reality exceeds the management of the Government of Guillermo Lasso.

If in 2021 . . .

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