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All the hostages that had remained within the palms of prisoners in Ecuadorian prisons have been launched final evening: they’re 136 individuals, because the jail administration introduced in a press release.

“This night, the security protocols and the joint action of the police and the national army allowed the release of all the hostages held in various prisons in the country,” reads the observe.

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The president of Ecuador, Daniel Noboa, said that to resolve the issue of narco violence in Ecuador, the military and prisons will not be sufficient as in Nayib Bukele’s El Salvador.

«The method to resolve the issue is that of Ecuador, not that of El Salvador. We will likely be strict towards terrorism and corruption, however we additionally take into consideration the expansion of employment and the economic system, we’d like one thing extra safety to make the nation sustainable”, said Noboa in an interview with the BBC.

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The Ecuadorian president then took stock of the events of the last week characterized by the spiral of violence unleashed by narco groups and culminating with the decision to decree a state of “inside armed battle” and the mobilization of all of the armed forces within the territory.