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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Be Ready

Crisis Abroad: Be Ready – U.S. Mission, Ecuador, October 16, 2019 Think Ahead Recent events in Ecuador serve as a reminder that crises may occur anywhere at any time. The country is prone to natural disasters, such as earthquakes and volcano eruptions. The U.S. Mission in Ecuador reminds U.S. citizens of the importance of preparing ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Update

Demonstration Update – U.S. Mission, Ecuador – October 14, 2019 Location The U.S. Mission has received notification that road blockades have been lifted in cities and towns throughout the country, including within Quito, as part of an agreement reached between the Government of Ecuador and protest organizers. Event The Embassy is closely following announcements that ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration / Travel Alert

Demonstration / Travel Alert – U.S. Mission, Ecuador – October 12, 2019 Location The U.S. Mission has received notification that road blockades continue in cities and towns throughout the country, including within the capital Quito, as part of ongoing demonstrations. Event The Embassy continues to receive reports of demonstrations and road blockades in cities and ...
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United States Response to Protests in Ecuador

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO October 11, 2019 United States Response to Protests in Ecuador The United States supports President Moreno and the Government of Ecuador’s efforts to institutionalize democratic practices and implement needed economic reforms.  We are aware and monitoring claims of external actor involvement in these demonstrations.  We recognize the difficult decisions ...
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