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Ecuadorian government has blamed disputes between drug trafficking gangs over control of prisons for the violence.
Thousands of demonstrators rally against economic policies of conservative President Guillermo Lasso, days after he raised gasoline prices, with roadblocks set up in some parts of the country.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso mobilises police and troops in the streets as the South American country grapples with a surge in drug-related violence.
Ecuadorian authorities report fresh clashes in Guayaquil prison days after the country's deadly riots in the same jail that killed 118 inmates.
Death toll from bloody clashes between rival gangs in Guayaquil prison complex reaches 116, with dozens more wounded, says the country's President President Guillermo Lasso.
Control of Guayaquil regional prison was regained by police and military after five hours riot that killed nearly 30 inmates, Ecuadorian officials say.
Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso declares a state of emergency in the country's prison system after deadly violence killed at least 22 inmates in jails in southern Guayas province and Cotopaxi province, south of capital Quito.
Authorities are investigating 37 inmates after the latest outbreak of violence at a prison in Guayaquil – one of the four jails where gang warfare broke out in February in Ecuador's worst-ever prison violence.
Conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso declared himself Ecuador's president-elect as socialist opponent Andres Arauz conceded defeat in Sunday's election with 98 percent of the votes counted.
Whoever wins will take over from President Lenin Moreno on May 24 and will immediately face an economic crisis exacerbated by a 7.8 percent contraction in GDP in 2020.
The death toll from prison riots rises to nearly 80, as family members arrive to claim the remains of their loved ones.
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