Tag: Hugo Moyano

Hugo Moyano
Friday, August 29th 2014 - 06:04 UTC

Argentina says it won't yield to unions; controversy over success of the national strike

Moyano said the strike was a response to a government that “denies reality” and “has lost touch with the people.”

Argentina's Labor minister Carlos Tomada said that it is not a government’s priority to discuss the modification of the income tax or re-opening wage talks, as dissident unions demanded during a general strike on Thursday which partially paralyzed Buenos Aires city since several transport unions joined the stoppage.

Friday, April 11th 2014 - 08:24 UTC

National strike paralyzes Argentina; government blasts roadblocks

Downtown Buenos Aires and some of the main avenues empty of the daily chaotic traffic

Argentine organized labor leader Hugo Moyano called on the government of president Cristina Fernandez to take note of Thursday's strong mobilization across the country after unions affiliated to the Teamsters figure and gastronomic heavyweight Luis Barrionuevo caused widespread disruption.

Thursday, April 10th 2014 - 05:56 UTC

Argentine unions anticipate massive support and turnout for Thursday's national strike

“This is not a political strike; people feel abused, we want to talk with the President”, said Moyano

Argentina will witness on Thursday a new test of political clout and influence between the administration of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez and dissident organized labor, headed by teamster Hugo Moyano who has called for a national strike, anticipating it will have “a resounding massive support and turnout from the Argentine people”.

Thursday, February 13th 2014 - 03:06 UTC

January inflation climbed 4.61% during January according to Congress index

Lawmaker Brown: 'there is no economic plan, just spasmodic impulses'

Argentina's inflation in January climbed to 4.61% and 30.78% in the last twelve months according to the average from private consultants estimates which are released every month by opposition lawmakers in what is known as the 'Congressional index'.

Tuesday, October 8th 2013 - 05:49 UTC

Boudou: “The worst negative image of the Cristina Fernandez administration”

Boudou’s image is “worse than even Hugo Moyano”

Vice-president and caretaker president Amado Boudou has “the worst negative image” of the Argentine government, according to a leading pollster in Buenos Aires. Mariel Fornoni from Management & Fit made the statement only hours before Boudou, and according to Article 88 of the Constitution, signed as acting president for thirty days during the medical absence of Cristina Fernandez.

Tuesday, July 9th 2013 - 06:39 UTC

Main organized labour leader calls on workers not to vote for CFK next October

Moyano addressing the workers assembled in Plaza de Mayo

The powerful organized labour leader and former ally of the government Hugo Moyano, called on workers to vote against the administration of President Cristina Fernandez (CFK) and her candidates in the coming mid term elections of next October, during a political rally in the iconic Plaza de Mayo, downtown Buenos Aires

Monday, July 8th 2013 - 07:06 UTC

Teamsters bring Argentina to a stop and challenge fiscal policy and income tax

 Moyano: “truck drivers will not accept having our salaries stolen anymore”

Argentina’s teamsters union headed by the powerful leader Hugo Moyano, a former ally of the government and currently one of her most aggressive adversaries, has declared a national strike on Monday which in practical terms means the country is in full campaign ahead of the mid term October election when President Cristina Fernandez will try by all means to retain control over Congress.

Wednesday, February 20th 2013 - 06:01 UTC

Dissident labour unions challenge Argentine government anti-inflation and salaries policies

“They hate me but the truth is that they're also a bit scared of me” said Moyano

A major labour dispute is turning into an ugly conflict with the main Argentine dissident labour union challenging the government of President Cristina Fernandez and her latest policy of freezing supermarket prices for two months in a bold attempt to contain inflation.

Friday, February 1st 2013 - 07:51 UTC

Argentine unions anticipate marches and protests for next March

Piumato said the income tax floor increase is ‘not enough’

Argentina’s powerful organized labour even divided have agreed that the recent rise in the income tax floor announced by the government of President Cristina Fernandez is ‘not enough’ and industrial action is anticipated as soon as next March, when full activity resumes in Argentina following summer holidays.

Friday, December 28th 2012 - 07:39 UTC

CFK blames looting and violence on political and union groups interested in destabilization

“There is an instructions booklet for looting, violence and destabilization which has several years’ history” said the Argentine president

Argentine President Cristina Fernández said on Thursday evening that the looting and ransacking of supermarkets that killed four people last week were provoked by “political and union sectors” to destabilize her Government.

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