Demonstrators are unhappy at the conservative president’s economic policies and want fuel price hikes reversed.
Rights advocates urge Ecuador to address root causes of migration as thousands set out on perilous journeys towards US.
Advocates say court ruling that decriminalises abortion in rape cases is an important step, but struggle continues.
Polls open in Ecuador as left-wing economist Andres Arauz and conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso vie for presidency.
Final two presidential candidates, Andres Arauz and Guillermo Lasso, begin final stretch of campaigning on Tuesday.
Prohibition will apply to future large-scale mining activities in Cuenca and surrounding area, but questions persist.
Software developer Ola Bini, accused of accessing a computer system illegally, is expected back in court this month.