National strike: roads in Ecuador blocked through call for indigenous mobilizations

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples (Conaie) called for an indefinite general strike in Ecuador against rising fuel prices, the cost of living, and the government's neoliberal policies. Roadblocks and demonstrations throughout the country.

According to reports from the National Risk Service and ECU911, roads were blocked in at least six provinces of the country by groups of protesters who had joined the national strike called by Conaie.

In Tungurahua, the Ambato-Quito road is closed at the entrance to Cotopaxi National Park and the Baños-Puyo road is closed in the Té Zulay sector . . .

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