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Fire And Salve: An Indigenous Revolution

Inside the protest that brought a country to its knees

October 10th in Parque El Ejido, in Quito Ecuador. A protester faces off against State Officials (photo: Joshua Collins)

Quito, Ecuador — “Sometimes the violence gets out of hand.” says a shopkeeper who has endured 11 days of running battles between police and protesters in this city of 3 million.

“But I support the protests,” she continues. “The indigenous are fighting for us. They are taking…

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Joshua Collins

Joshua Collins

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A reporter on immigration and world affairs, based in Cucuta, Colombia. Bylines at Al Jazeera, Caracas Chronicles, New Humanitarian and more