Drug violence plagues Ecuador

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As presidential elections in Ecuador head to a runoff on October 15, the top concern for its citizens is who can halt the country’s terrifying descent into violence and criminality. 

Ecuador has long struggled with drug trafficking. 

But in recent years, the situation has gotten much worse. 

CGTN’s Dan Collyns reports from its largest city and main port, Guayaquil