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A third of Argentines living below the poverty line; in Greater Buenos Aires, 41.1%

Tuesday, March 26th 2019 - 09:00 UTC
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Almost a third of Argentines were living below the poverty line at the end of 2018, according to a new report from the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA). Read full article

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  • The Voice

    And Christina said that Argentinas poverty levels were better than Germanys! Reekie believed it. Has he ever seen a Villa?

    Mar 26th, 2019 - 04:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Were all these villas built since Macri became President? No, didn't think so.The legacy of the Peron and Kirchner dynasies

    Mar 26th, 2019 - 09:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    So good to see back two of the staunchest supporters of increasingly embattled Macri government. Life would be boring without them!

    And so, as the Argentine economy continues to crumble and former Macri allies start to openly criticize a government that has only benefited a handful of friends and financial speculators, these two characters still come out to speak about a government that ceased to exist more than three years ago.

    Keep up the good work, fellas. It will be interesting to chat come October.

    Mar 27th, 2019 - 03:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    Reekie, where is my support for Macri? Just pointing out the serial failings by the old Harpy.... Have you ever visited a Villa, I have, DT was too scared and Think too ashamed.

    Mar 27th, 2019 - 07:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zaphod Beeblebrox

    If you look at the history of who was president of Argentina, it is a list dominated by military dictators and/or Peronists. I don't think you can blame everything on the last 3 years of Macri. He's maybe guilty of not realising how bad things were and taking the appropriate steps sooner.

    Mar 28th, 2019 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @ZB
    How about blaming the 4.6 percentage point rise in poverty this year on Macri? Seems odd to see the first two comments put ALL the blame on someone else.

    @TV
    What did you go to a villa for? It's pretty off to treat poor people as a tourist attraction...

    Mar 29th, 2019 - 09:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Taking over as President with no money in the bank is not a good start I would suggest. Most Argentines I have met are hellbent on enjoying themselves rather than working and paying taxes.So maybe it is not all the Governments fault.

    Mar 29th, 2019 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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