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Ecuadorian presidential candidate assassinated at rally

On Wednesday night, in Quito, Ecuador, a presidential candidate was gunned down at a political rally.

Fernando Villavicencio was a lawmaker and former journalist who campaigned on anti-corruption.

Samantha Schmidt, the Washington Post’s Bogotá bureau chief, joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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