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Argentine unions anticipate marches and protests for next March

Friday, February 1st 2013 - 07:51 UTC
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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. Read full article

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  • Idlehands

    50% wage demands are a rather good indication that things are spiralling out of control.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 07:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    This should take the mad cow's mind off the referendum

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 08:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Bring on the entertainment!

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 10:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    You can not rule Argentina without the Unions on your side

    or so the song says

    hahaha

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    I would suggest that the unions have their meetings on the 10th and 11th of March
    to coincide with the FALKLAND referendum

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 11:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Welsh Wizard

    Sure sign of stagflation when pay rises are asked for which exceed/match inflation and which have the resultant effect of increasing inflation...

    vicious cycle

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 11:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Sound familiar?

    “Lenin is said to have declared that the best way to destroy the Capitalist System was to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
    By this method they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily; and, while the process impoverishes many, it actually enriches some.” [...]
    “Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.”

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 12:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirate Love

    and so the discontent continues for argentinians, how much longer can the average argentine be shafted by their government who treats them like retarded peasants throwing them crumbs every now and then, god help them when irans influence creeps in like a plague.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 12:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Precious metals are probably the safest way to duck the currency crisis but their value can ebb and flow depending on economic circumstances too. They are still subject to supply and demand forces.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 12:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    9. Precious metals are banned from purchase in Argentina. Plus if you can find them illegally there is a HUGE premium due to the very very high import taxes.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Tins of Spam then - they'll stay fresh for years!

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I have been saying for months Sugar and Laundry detergent I just recently added toilet paper since I read they are out of in in Caracas. Since Argentina is on the same path I'm guessing they'll run out in BA too.
    Sugar has gone up 60% yoy. I wish I had it in my retirement account!
    haha

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 01:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    As soon as next March

    Does he mean 2013 or 2014.
    Mmm
    And is that girl in the next picture one of his member’s lol
    .

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Welsh Wizard

    BOOOOOOM

    Dollar just reached 8 pesos

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 03:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    Where are all the “La Campora” posters???

    I would love to see what they have to say about this.... I would love to see them try and put a positive spin on this.

    And Tito The Clown Troll gives such a good show.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 05:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @15 tooldtodieyoung

    TTT has probably had to sell his computer to buy food. I understand that La Campora aren't paying nearly as well as they used to...;)

    But you are right, the usual trolls will be on here desperately trying to distract the thread or calling the unions traitors.

    Like ostriches they bury their heads in the sand and hope all the bad stuff will magically go away.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 06:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nostrolldamus the 8th

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    hit with the truth,
    they come back with horse meat,

    my my
    hoy the desperate bully is crumbling .lol.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 06:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Nostrolldamus the 8th

    yumm

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 06:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • surfer

    Keep waving that white flag, #17.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 07:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • agent999

    @17

    “Industry insiders said horse meat from Holland was likely to have been imported from Argentina or Brazil. ”

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinknews/9812327/Horse-meat-in-supermarket-burgers-linked-to-Dutch-suppliers.html

    I see Argentina produces a lot of horse meat

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinknews/9812327/Horse-meat-in-supermarket-burgers-linked-to-Dutch-suppliers.html

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    Susies back
    This time disguised as Julie the nose .lol.
    .

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • julia

    @22 Jack the Ripper
    don't like to hear the facts. His UK PM David Ca-Moron has the choice to stop diplomatic relations with the SA country, but......mmmmmm
    the britons don't have nothing else to do!...Bloody rubbish english poeple!

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 07:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • julio

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 08:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Toby, I am sure you know there is horse meat in every RG deli case. It isn't even labeled as such. I guess people just know. My maid ended up telling me what it was I had no idea!

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 08:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • julio

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 08:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    24 julio
    This is Julio the big penis ,

    penile dementure you mean .

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conorworld

    The best way to tackle wage increases is to tackle inflation but when your economic policies are inflationary, you can't have it both ways.

    Feb 01st, 2013 - 10:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    British FCO always open to speak with Argentina - it's Blunderman that refuses to meet. :-)

    Feb 03rd, 2013 - 10:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Claudina

    why the british are worry about the Argentine economy?
    The UK has a 2 trillon dollars debt,
    riots like the one on 8/2011
    royals scandals every 3 months
    a british woman sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug charges
    a big recession
    unemployment
    homeless
    beggers
    The brits have to accept the fact that they cannot resolve their own
    problems,
    so
    why to comment on the argentine economy?

    Feb 04th, 2013 - 02:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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