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Culture Shock! Ecuador: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

November 12, 2009

TAXI DRIVERS STRIKE IN LOJA

On November 10, 2009, nearly 1000 taxis blocked major roadways in Loja bringing the city to a halt. The drivers were protesting the continuing problems with pirate taxis operating in Loja. Drivers have had a severe year economically and the taxis operating who are not licensed through a cooperative have severely impacted their business. There was some violence issues between protesters and police which resulted in 20 demonstrators having been arrested.

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