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Ecuador update: Televised violence, gang leaders' prison break

Soldiers patrol outside the government palace during a state of emergency in Quito, Ecuador. (Dolores Ochoa/AP)
Soldiers patrol outside the government palace during a state of emergency in Quito, Ecuador. (Dolores Ochoa/AP)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with journalist Jorge Valencia about a wave of violence across Ecuador, some of which was captured on live television.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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