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A view of Turi Jail with tear gas during a riot in Cuenca, Ecuador, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Riots in prisons in three cities of the country due to fights between rival gangs and a possible escape attempt leave at least 50 dead, while the police and military personnel multiply efforts to control the situation.(AP Photo/Marcelo Suquilanda)
2021-02-24, Gulf News
Guayaquil, Ecuador: Update: At least 75 inmates died Tuesday and several were injured in riots blamed on gang rivalry at three jails in Ecuador's overcrowded prison...
The Journal: MEXICOCITY (AP) � Authorities in Ecuador on Thursday announced that law enforcement officers responding to the country�s deadliest prison riots have seized firearms, cellphones, handmade weapons and other banned objects. The seizures happened Wednesday night...
China.dot.org: QUITO, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador's National Police on Thursday morning foiled an escape attempt by inmates at the Litoral Penitentiary in Guayaquil amid a new riot in the prison, the Minister of GovernmentPatricio Pazmino said. "During the...
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Winston-Salem Journal: Too little covid vaccine and too great a demand: That’s what KHN readers from around the country detail in their often exasperating quest to snag a shot, although they are often clearly eligible under their local guidelines and priority system. Public health...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Nepalese celebrate return of legislature KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Thousands of anti-government protesters threw confetti and chanted slogans Wednesday in Nepal's capital to celebrate Parliament's reinstatement by the Supreme Court. The court order was major blow to...
Gulf Daily News: Quito: Ecuador on Wednesday raised the death toll from riots in four jails to 79, including 18 prisoners who were found dismembered at one site, one of the bloodiest outbreaks of prison violence in the country's history. But even as authorities said they had...
Suryaa: Quito, Feb 25 (IANS) The death toll from a spate of prison riots in Ecuador on Tuesday has climbed to 79, the National Service of Comprehensive Attention to Adults Deprived of Liberty and Adolescent Offenders (SNAI) said on Wednesday. The organisation...
The Los Angeles Times: QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador experienced its deadliest prison riots ever this week when seemingly coordinated fights broke out in facilities in three different cities, leaving 79 inmates dead as of Wednesday and exposing the limited control that...
Springfield News-Sun: QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador experienced its deadliest prison riots ever this week when seemingly coordinated fights broke out in facilities in three different cities, leaving 79 inmates dead as of Wednesday and exposing the limited control that authorities...
Dawn: QUITO: About eighty people died in simultaneous violent riots in three Ecuadorean prisons on Tuesday that the government described as a concerted action by criminal organisations. PresidentLenin Moreno has sought to...
La Prensa Latina: By Elias L. Benarroch Quito, Feb 24 (efe-epa).- Ecuadorian authorities are trying to understand the circumstances surrounding the massacre on Tuesday inside four of the country’s prisons, while judicial officials are continuing their work to decipher...
Metro USA: QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador on Wednesday raised the death toll from riots in four jails to 79, and said authorities had regained control following one of the bloodiest outbreaks of prison violence in its history. Police and troops were stationed at...
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