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Ecuadorian Native movements turn up the heat

Published: February 22, 2007, Author: AngelSupport

On Jan. 15, Native leaders handed the ceremonial ”staff of power” to Ecuador’s new president, Rafael Correa. Now indigenous movements in Ecuador are putting the pressure on the Ecuadorian government to meet their demands, which include the convocation of a Constitutional Assembly and increased territorial rights in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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