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Ecuador - Why is Ecuador censoring coverage of volcano's activity?

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The Ecuadorean authorities have imposed “preventive censorship” on all media coverage of Cotopaxi, a volcano 50 km south of the capital that became active again on 14 August after 73 years of inactivity. The government's communiqués are now the only permitted source of information on the subject. Under the nationwide state of emergency, Decree 755, that President Rafael Correa signed on 15 August, the Ecuadorean media and, in particular, social network users may only discuss the volcano's (...)

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