Friday, October 1, 2010

Ecuador: Standoff Ends With Rescue of President - By Simon Romero (The New York Times)

Ecuadorean soldiers stormed a police hospital Thursday night in Quito where President Rafael Correa was held by rebellious elements of the police forces, and rescued him amid an exchange of gunfire in an effort to end a tense standoff between Mr. Correa and hundreds of protesting police officers and military personnel ... read more

Read also:
Militares rescataron a Correa tras feroz tiroteo con los sublevados (Clarín)
Al menos dos muertos y más de 80 heridos tras revuelta policial en Ecuador (La Nación) 

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