Anti-government protesters briefly stormed the Ecuadorean parliament in Quito before being driven out by police. Photo: AFP

Ecuador’s government flees capital, imposes curfew, after protesters storm parliament

  • President Lenin Moreno says he is target of coup attempt, blames predecessor Rafael Correa and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
  • Violent clashes have persisted for days after Moreno’s decision to cut subsidies led to sharp increase in fuel prices
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Anti-government protesters briefly stormed the Ecuadorean parliament in Quito before being driven out by police. Photo: AFP
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