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15 Nov 2020 | 05:41 PM UTC

Ecuador: Protest scheduled in Quito on November 16

Ecuador News Alert

Protest scheduled in Quito on November 16; disruption likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/15/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Guayaquil). COUNTRY/REGION Quito


A demonstration is scheduled to take place in Quito on Monday, November 16. The demonstration is linked to a nationwide movement by the healthcare workers union and is being held to call for improvements in working conditions for healthcare workers following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The demonstration is scheduled to take place in the form of a march, where participants will gather at Parque del Arbolite at approximately 15:00 (local time) before marching to the city center

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the demonstration.


Individuals in Quito are advised to avoid the vicinity of the ceremony as a precaution, monitor developments, anticipate transportation and business disruptions near protest sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.


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