Sky News Daily Podcast: Inside Ecuador’s crackdown on drug cartels

Ecuador has grow to be the deadliest nation in South America with drug gangs and their Mexican cartel bosses murdering individuals, exploding automotive bombs and terrorising communities.

The violence exploded earlier this 12 months with gangs promising rebellion after the president of Ecuador put in place a nationwide crackdown following the escape of a drug lord from jail, and armed assault on a TV station.

On this version of Sky News Daily, Tom Cheshire speaks to our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay, who has had uncommon entry to a jail within the coastal metropolis of Esmeraldas, as the federal government tries to get a deal with on the violence that is taken over Ecuador.

Producer: Sydney Pead
Assistant producers: Iona Brunker, Evan Dale
Promotion Producer: Jada-Kai Meosa John
Editor: Philly Beaumont

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