During a press conference on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 20, the mayor of Guayaquil, Cynthia Viteri, reported on the situation in the markets of Guayaquil, composed of 50 supply centers.
“Of the 50 markets that make up the municipal network, there are 5 closed markets to protect the integrity of the people, because these markets are located in the streets where the steps pass, ”said the mayor.
On the restoration food for Guayaquil, He assured that he has coordinated with the government of Guayas to open the southern border of the country and buy food from another country. “If the Sierra does not want to sell us food, we buy it from another country without any tax, because we are going to open the southern borders for food to come into the wholesale market,” the mayor said.
He also pointed out that 300 people wanted to get up this morning in front of the market in montbello, which is the one that feeds the network of 50 markets in Guayaquil, but they were expelled. “We closed the perimeter of the Montebello market with 12 dump trucks and about a thousand uniformed personnel.”
“Any peaceful demonstration is authorized as long as it does not attack any citizen or public property”
Viteri clarified that any peaceful mobilization will be permitted. “Any peaceful protest is allowed as long as it does not attack any citizen or public property,” the mayor said.
The mayor clarified that the protests that took place yesterday in the city were peaceful and that they were carried out with residents of the city, so she ruled out that protesters from other provinces entered.