Ecuador protests erupt for sixth day over fuel subsidy cuts

Protesters briefly bust through security lines and enter the National Assembly as anger over labour, tax reforms grows.

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    An overnight curfew is in place in Ecuador's capital Quito in areas close to government buildings.

    This follows a clash by thousands of protesters with security forces during a sixth day of violent demonstrations.

    Many are furious after the government scrapped a 40-year-old fuel subsidy - as part of economic reforms linked to an IMF loan.

    AL Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Quito.


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