More strike action ‘extremely likely’ if deal not reached


by The Independent

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the Guardian—Ecuador deal reached to end weeks of deadly protests and strikes. Agreement between government and Indigenous leaders includes fuel price cut and mining restrictionsEcuador’s government and the country’s main Indigenous group have reached an agreement to end 18 days of often-violent strikes that had virtually paralysed the country and killed at least four people The deal, which includes a decrease in the price of fuel and other concessions, was signed by government minister Francisco Jimenez, Indigenous leader Leonidas Iza and the head of the Episcopal...

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