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2011-07-19 07:45:00

Liquor sales were suspended in Ecuador for 72-hours after 21 people died from drinking homemade aguardiente made with methanol. A press conference, which included Health Minister David Chiriboga and Security Minister Homero Arellan, was held on Sunday to announce a nationwide ban on alcohol sales. In addition, a national health emergency was declared. Police have confiscated 28 containers in Los Rios province, where most of the deaths have occurred. Some of the containers were reported to...