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Lamb of God cancel Ecuador gig attempted government coup

1 October 2010 No Comment


Update from Lamb of God on show cancellations in Ecuador:

“Lamb of God Unable To Fly Into Ecuador. Lamb of God regret to inform our fans in Ecuador that they will not be able to perform at tonight’s Quito Fest. The band were at the airport last night when their flight, and all flights, to Ecuador were canceled due to the attempt to overthrow the Ecuadorian government.”

“Lamb of God hopes the unrest will come to a quick end and would like to assure their fans that they will be back!”

From the LA Times
— President Rafael Correa’s victory over violent police protests in Ecuador is not yet fully assured, though the situation is under control for now, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said Friday.Correa was physically attacked and trapped in a hospital for several hours Thursday before troops rescued him in a blaze of gunfire. The leftist president said police officers protesting spending cuts were joined by some elements of the military and made an attempt to oust him. Read the full story here.

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