The march against the government arrived Monday afternoon to Loja, at the entry, the National Police and the Traffic Police escorted the caravan that mobilizes social organizations that will join the national strike on August 13.
Three points of police surveillance were placed between Tundayme, where the march began last Sunday, and Zamora. In one point four buses that did not have permits to carry people in Zamora Chinchipe were retained.
On the way between Zamora and Loja, which is 55 kilometers, the police were on two points. At the entrance to the Loja capital _ they had the support of municipal officials, who reviewed the documents while the police were reviewing car trunks and in some cases made body searches.
Salvador Quishpe, prefect of Zamora Chinchipe, said: “This will be the common denominator in all the way, they are worried and want to misinform about our protest, there are infiltrated civilians but we will move forward without falling into provocations.”
Monday joined the mobilization Alberto Acosta, former supporter of the Government; Mauricio Chiluisa, president of the Federation of High School Students (FESE for its Spanish acronym) and Juan Cuvi, former member of Alfaro Vive Carajo (AVC).
At night they headed to San Lucas and today they will go to Saraguro. Tomorrow it is expected they reach Cuenca, where more organizations that support the measure against the regime will join.
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