Thousands Protest Plan to End Term Limits for Ecuador Leader

March 20, 2015 2:44 AM

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Thousands ignored heavy rain to march in Ecuador's capital Thursday to protest constitutional changes that would allow indefinite re-election of the president and other officials as well as legislation to alter labor and land ownership rules.

The march organized by indigenous communities, unions and student groups was largely peacefully, though small bands of activists clashed with police after the demonstration.

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