Demonstrations in Ecuador for and against Quito Mayor after water incident

On July 30, the Court of Justice in Quito restored Mayor Yunda's constitutional rights and his office, after his removal on June 3 by a group of opposition councilors who promoted Deputy Mayor Guarderas.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two demonstrations in favor and against Quito Mayor Jorge Yunda were recorded on Tuesday (10) in the Ecuadorian capital's historic downtown, after a shameful incident in which one of the opposition councilors threw a glass of water on the Mayor.

The incident occurred when Yunda was delivering a speech recalling the country's "First Cry of Independence" on August 10, 1809, when suddenly city councilor Fernando Morales took a glass of water and splashed it in the Mayor's face, asking him to resign.

Morales referred to Yunda's family as a "family of crooks . . .

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