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Bombs explode outside offices of two newspapers in Ecuador

Bombs explode outside offices of two newspapers in Ecuador

In both cases, the explosive devices carried a note from the ‘National Liberation Front’, signed by ‘Comandante Ramiro’ who stated that “the true Ecuadorian revolutionaries” are tired of “so much squandering” by the Ecuadorian government.

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Vilma Vargas, who is known on social media for her critical drawings of the government, claimed that an intrusion to her home could be a veiled message of intimidation related to her work.

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