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Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso accepts four cabinet resignations | Politics News
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Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso accepts four cabinet resignations | Politics News

The resignations come after the government reached an agreement ending strikes that virtually paralysed the country.Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso has accepted the resignations of four government ministers, including Minister of Economy and Finances Simon Cueva and Health Minister Ximena Garzon, the government said in a statement. Lasso thanked the former ministers for their “loyal and valuable service”, in a statement published on Tuesday, which said replacements would be named later in the day. The resignations come after more than two weeks of protests rocked Ecuador, leading to at least eight deaths and severely affecting the country’s oil industry, its main source of income. Indigenous groups, feminists and students marched as they protested against Ecuador’s President Guillermo ...