Ecuador, President declares area of Chone security zone, expropriation of land continues

Posted on October 21, 2011 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity, Politics

President Rafael Correa decided yesterday, via executive decree, declaring the project construction zone Multi Chone (IHPM) in Rio Grande, Manabi, and security restricted area.
Meanwhile, in the afternoon, villagers in the area weathered the policing and took possession of the land expropriated and the citizen Alfredo Zambrano last Tuesday where he played an eviction operation with 250 soldiers. Read Article

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