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Ecuador soldiers rescue president amid revolt by police

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/01/2010

Chris Kraul and Paul Rosero

"Quito, Ecuador - Amid volleys of gunfire and concussion grenade blasts, Ecuadorean armed forces Thursday night rescued President Rafael Correa from a hospital where he had been held for several hours against his will by police mutineers. "The rescue ended a 12-hour standoff between the government and dissident police officers who shoved Correa and threw tear gas canisters at him Thursday morning when he arrived at a north Quito police barracks to confront protesters upset over his veto of legislation that would have given police better benefits and salaries." Read on...
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"Ecuador soldiers rescue president amid revolt by police", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 27/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ecuador-soldiers-rescue-president-amid-revolt-by-police