Demonstrations in Quito, Cuenca, Pastaza and Guayaquil to express disagreement with certain policies of the regime were reported yesterday.
Migrants, pensioners, students, workers, among others gathered in the capital. They concentrated on the outside of the Social Security office and advanced through the 10 de Agosto avenue to the historic center.
Indigenous women led the march, that returned to El Arbolito park, where another protest was convened for Friday at 17:00.
In the Plaza Grande, government supporters continued with the “vigil for democracy.” The meeting was attended by President Rafael Correa, who rejected the violent protests in recent days and criticized the Deputy Mayor of Quito, Daniela Chacon, for participating in the opposition demonstration.
In Cuenca, several indigenous and peasants began to gather at noon at the Cumbe diversion. Up to that point protesters from the Nabon, Santa Isabel and Giron counties, the Tarqui and Victoria del Portete parishes reached, and began to walk along the Panamerican Highway; they arrived to the Azuay t capital at 17:00.
In Guayaquil, the Popular Front organized a demonstration in downtown yesterday. Its leaders gathered at the Centenario Park, then walked down the 9 de Octubre avenue up to the Rocafuerte Square, shouting “out, Correa, out.”
In Pastaza, drivers also mobilized, as reported by the Amazon branch office of CONAIE.
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