21 Jul, 2024
4 mins read

Ecuadorian Elections Underway with Heightened Security After Candidate’s Killing

After the assassination of presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio less than two weeks before the election, Ecuadoreans are voting for a new president in early elections amidst a strong security presence. Former journalist and lawmaker Villavicencio was shot and killed after leaving a campaign event in Quito on August 9. Six suspects, all Colombians believed to […]