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Ecuador faces dual crisis
Ecuador is facing a potential catastrophe: Covid-19 has hit it harder than any country in the region save Brazil, while its economy tanks as a result of low oil prices. With elections coming next year, the political scene is gridlocked. President Lenin Moreno has little choice but to open up the economy, but the question is whether that can be done without worsening the health crisis.