Ecuador presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio, who has been assassinated ahead of the elections, boasted just days ago about being warned to wear a bullet-proof vest.
"They have told me to wear a (bulletproof) vest but here I am in a sweaty shirt, let the drug lords come, let the hitmen and vaccinators come", he told the crowd, seemingly unphased.
He was today shot while getting into a car following a campaign rally. A criminal gang called Los Lobos (The Wolves) has claimed responsibility.
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