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February 6, 1997 | Reuters
Unions began a 48-hour general strike Wednesday to protest government austerity policies and call for President Abdala Bucaram's resignation as violent clashes injured at least 18 people. At least 10 demonstrators and eight police officers were hurt when an angry crowd of protesters tried to approach the president's palace in Quito, witnesses and police sources said.
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February 6, 1997 | Reuters
Unions began a 48-hour general strike Wednesday to protest government austerity policies and call for President Abdala Bucaram's resignation as violent clashes injured at least 18 people. At least 10 demonstrators and eight police officers were hurt when an angry crowd of protesters tried to approach the president's palace in Quito, witnesses and police sources said.
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February 4, 1994 | Reuters
As many as 500,000 workers staged a 24-hour strike Thursday, with some blocking roads and burning tires, to protest a government increase in fuel prices. The United Workers Front claimed that half a million members, mostly public sector teachers, university professors and doctors, heeded the call for the daylong strike, but that figure could not be confirmed.
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February 4, 1994 | Reuters
As many as 500,000 workers staged a 24-hour strike Thursday, with some blocking roads and burning tires, to protest a government increase in fuel prices. The United Workers Front claimed that half a million members, mostly public sector teachers, university professors and doctors, heeded the call for the daylong strike, but that figure could not be confirmed.
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