Ecuador’s Quito divided in face of bitter mayoral power struggle

Long term residents of the city, who have seen a thousand and one politicians pass through the Plaza Grande that houses the Mayor's Office do not remember a situation like the one they have been living since June.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Politics and personal interests have plunged Quito into an anomalous paradox in which politicians Jorge Yunda and Santiago Guarderas have been disputing for more than two months the office of Mayor, with the corresponding damage to the administration of the largest municipality of Ecuador.

Long term residents of the city, who have seen a thousand and one politicians pass through the Plaza Grande that houses the Mayor's Office do not remember a situation like the one they have been living since June.

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