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

Monday, July 8th 2013 - 07:06 UTC
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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. Read full article


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  • LEPRecon

    For all you socialists out there, the workers are demanding their rights in Argentina.

    Of course, the Argentine government (who claim to be socialists) are screaming and foaming at the mouth, calling them traitors.

    So from this we can see that the Argentine government aren't socialists, they are National Socialists (NAZI's), who will no doubt follow in Hitler's footsteps and abolish the unions.

    It's just a matter of time now.

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 09:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Wow! Who is calling the transport union the 'Teamsters'.
    I thought this was a perjorative description since the disappearence of Jimmy Hoffa.

    Sounds to me like somebody is quietly proposing the Hoffa-solution.

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 09:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext


    The FBI is STILL looking for 'The Hoff's' remains - garotte's, woodchipper's & concrete blocks, depending on which wiseguy feels obliged to share their opinion.

    I think CFK is unlikely to be 'disappeared' in the same fashion. No doubt La Casa Rosada has a few hidden passages.

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 10:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO

    I think Argentina needs a referendum on its future. It should apply to become a BoT, not only will this reduce the risk of economic mismanagement it might boost the chance of unification with the Malvinas.

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 11:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    The need to coordinate with the Farmers and bring this gov't down.
    No gas
    No food
    Makes Rgs an angry people

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 11:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2 You're not too good at this “language” business, are you. See, it's “teamsters” with a lower case “t”. As you should know, Latin and South Americans like to use the simpler American English. Not the use of the words “garbage” and “trucking”!

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 11:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Heisenberg #3
    No, the context is that *Moyano* disappears like Hoffa.

    Conq #6
    Hmm, if its not Think questioning my spelling, its you questioning my grammar. Will have re-do Eats Shoots and Leaves to make sure ano does not question my punctuation ... for that would be a full-house of failure!

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 01:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext

    8 GeoffWard2:

    Yes, that is the more credible scenario then my assumption.

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    according to argie bloggers on other threads,
    there is no problem,

    so why worry..

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JamesS

    Moyano makes a valid point ! He urges workers to vote for 'a political solution' in October elections ! Personally think they should ditch the Peronism BS

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 08:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • slattzzz

    bet Willie Hague is laughing like fook cheers rgenweeneer you do it again I

    Jul 08th, 2013 - 09:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @4 RICO
    I'm not sure if the Argentines could cope with no starvation, no fuel shortages, no strikes, a successful economy, and being defended by a country who's ships work-but if they were a BOT they would be run properly, be told not to argue and pick fights with everyone.

    But although they wouldn't see this in a million years, they would be better as a BOT than having a succession of despotic wingeing useless governments running them into the ground.

    As and you say their dream of unification with the Falklands (that none of them actually want to live on), would be realised.

    Jul 09th, 2013 - 09:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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