Every option is on the table as two presidents fight for legitimacy in Venezuela.
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno says retaliatory military operation has been launched following confirmation of deaths of three members of a journalist team kidnapped by renegade Colombian rebels last month.
Sunday's referendum has featured seven questions including reintroducing term limits to prevent presidents from running indefinitely.
Julian Assange became an Ecuadoran citizen in December, in what appears to have been an unsuccessful move to get him out of the London embassy where he has been holed up for the past five years.
Ecuadorians seek to draw attention to imprisonment cases following Ecuador's transition to a new government with the presidency of Lenin Moreno.
The country's National Electoral Council says there was no indication of fraud in Sunday's elections but Moreno's conservative opponent Guillermo Lasso insists the vote was marred by fraud.
Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno declares victory, but conservative challenger Guillermo Lasso is demanding a recount and alleging voter fraud.
With voters in Ecuador torn between continuity and change, the presidential election remains too close to call.
The electoral council says the final result won't be possible until Wednesday as votes continue trickling in from isolated areas and from Ecuadorians abroad.
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