Ecuador News and Interesting Facts   -   November, 2019

Oct 2-13, 2019 the entire country of Ecuador experienced violent riots paralyzing transportation, schools, businesses and government offices, leaving 7 dead with numerous people injured and missing. Authorities say this was the worst civil unrest they have experienced since the 1960's (over 60 years ago). Talks between special interest group leaders and the President took place on Oct 13, bringing temporary peace to the country. Presently, the U.S. Embassy is advising its citizens in country to keep vigilant watch and to stock up on supplies of food, water, medicines, and cash, should further outbreaks occur.