Pressure groups continue a weeks-long movement against rising inflation and corruption in the Central American country, saying a deal with the government to end protests was "signed under pressure."
Most of the victims were not directly involved in gangs, UN human rights office says, adding that there have also been reports of sexual violence.
Participants are discussing many issues, including fuel price cuts, employment, labour rights and mining policies, after weeks of disruptive protests in the South American country.
US President Biden will hold bilateral talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his leadership team, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, when he visits the Middle East next week, says the White House.
Two American investment funds say they will be working jointly with Caracas-based group but any effort is subject to approvals by US and under-sanctions Venezuela.
Deal, which includes cut in fuel prices and other concessions, was signed by government minister Francisco Jimenez, Indigenous leader Leonidas Iza and head of Episcopal Conference, Monsignor Luis Cabrera, who acted as mediator.
The motion failed to gather enough votes to remove President Guillermo Lasso from office as talks with Indigenous protesters were suspended after a soldier was killed.
CONAIE group leading protests discusses with President Guillermo Lasso's government possible solutions that could end strikes that have paralysed parts of the South American country for two weeks.
"The country's oil production will be suspended in less than 48 hours as vandalism, the seizure of oil wells and road closures have prevented the transport of equipment and diesel needed to keep operations going," says Energy Ministry.
Government allowed thousands of marchers into the headquarters of a major cultural organisation and pulled back security forces there. In exchange they asked for people and goods like food and medicines to be allowed to circulate freely.
“I’m doing my part. I want Congress, states and industry to do their part as well,” US President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend federal taxes on gas and diesel fuel for three months, a move that was faced with doubts by many lawmakers.
Defence Minister Luis Lara says democracy "faces a grave threat" as hundreds of Ecuadorans take part in ninth day of Indigenous-led fuel price protests, while a protester dies in police action, according to a rights group.
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