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more thoughts on ecuador

In the midst of the drama this past week in Quito, I was really disturbed at the prospect of yet another extrajudicial transfer of power in Ecuador. It’s been since 1996 and the end of Sixto Duran’s term from 1992

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coup update

Things are moving fast in Ecuador. Word on the twitters is that troops – something like four battalions – have engaged the police in an attempt to liberate Correa from the hospital. There’s live fire engagement between the police and

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coup attempt in Ecuador?

News today of a police revolt against Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa is unsettling. National police are upset over cuts to their salary and benefits, and a protest against Correa seems to have erupted into something much more serious. The Christian

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