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Police killed, guards held in gang violence-stricken Ecuador

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Posted By: FormerDem, 11/1/2022 4:41:38 PM

Two police officers were killed, two more wounded and prison guards taken hostage Tuesday in the latest wave of attacks in a deadly gang war consuming Ecuador, authorities said. Officials said "organized crime" groups responded to the transfer of detainees from the Guayas 1 prison with nine attacks using explosives and firearms. The prison, in the southwestern port city of Guayaquil, is one of the main scenes of a series of bloody prison massacres that have left about 400 inmates dead since February 2021.


All this death among the poor. It is growing chaos in Ecuador, and the root cause of it is North Americans and Europeans who use smuggled drugs. Nothing will cure it until you stop. If the entire police force were made up out of Nobel Peace Prize winners, it would not help - one week later the whole problem would reconstitute, so long as rich outsiders keep beckoning for their depraved pleasures - drugs, children and so on. Just stop it. That streak on your face is blood, somebody else's. This is all your fault. Stop it.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 11/1/2022 4:44:27 PM (No. 1321214)
“Guayaquil” is Spanish for “Chicago.”
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 11/1/2022 5:19:34 PM (No. 1321236)
South America tourism slogan - - - - Visit South America — It's Not Quite As Uncivilized As Africa
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 11/1/2022 6:08:23 PM (No. 1321272)
A childhood friend that I lost touch with after grade school spent many years in Ecuador. I think he was there for the ready availabililty of drugs.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: padiva 11/1/2022 6:21:57 PM (No. 1321279)
My lefty BIL is from Ecuador. Hmm, I wonder why they are not retiring in Ecuador...../s
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