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Protests rock Ecuador

A wave of protests is causing widespread economic disruption in Ecuador as a strike called by indigenous group Conaie against the government’s economic policies coincided with its removal of fuel subsidies.

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The army is deployed in Ecuador as fuel subsidies ended

Conaie has blocked roads across the country in protest at what the group describes as the "neoliberal policies of [president] Lenin Moreno", in particular his support of the mining sector which it