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Ecuador: state of emergency declared amid prison chaos

Ecuadorean President Daniel Noboa on Monday declared a state of emergency for 60 days a day after the country's most-wanted prisoner disappeared from the jail where he was being held.

Source: Reuters (09/01/2024)