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Montevideo, September 18th 2021 - 13:54 UTC

Tag: Argentina protest

  • Saturday, July 10th 2021 - 08:11 UTC

    Rural producers stage protest against Argentine government policies

    The main demostration was held in San Nicolás against the “growing interventionism of the State.”

    A massive demonstration by Argentine rural producers convened Friday in the town of San Nicolás de Los Arroyos in the province of Buenos Aires to celebrate Independence Day and express their disapproval of the policies undertaken by the administration of President Alberto Fernández.

  • Sunday, November 8th 2020 - 09:54 UTC

    Massive flags protest demonstration across Argentina programmed for Sunday

    Pedestrians and vehicles with hundreds of Argentine flags during the last demonstration surrounding the Buenos Aires obelisk

    A massive Argentine flags' protest is scheduled for this Sunday with the support of different sectors of urban communities and farmers throughout the country, similar to the several that have been successfully held so far this year in support of the defense of Liberty, the Republic and Justice. The last one was on 12 October.

  • Thursday, September 5th 2019 - 09:57 UTC

    Argentine markets rebound, despite thousands of protestors in the streets

    On the streets of Buenos Aires, protesters brandished banners slamming Macri’s economic austerity policies, rising poverty, and the IMF

    Argentine markets held steady on Wednesday, even as thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the government of President Mauricio Macri and a darkening economic outlook in the recession-hit South American country.

  • Wednesday, June 1st 2016 - 08:51 UTC

    Night of fire and violence in Ushuaia as protestors are evicted from Government House grounds

    The strikers had been camping for almost three months outside Government House, limiting access, to protest an amendment to the pensions' scheme

    Ushuaia suffered a night of violence, tear and pepper gas and fire when riot police dislodged an 80-day protest camp and tents of striking teachers and government employees next to Tierra del Fuego Government House. Seven people were reported injured including a policeman and a fireman, when tents were set on fire, and unions claimed it was a savage and brutal display of government repression

  • Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 12:12 UTC

    Argentine unions take to the streets to protest job cuts and inflation

    ”This is a historic gathering ... We understand that the interests of the workers come before the interests of the union leaders,” said Hugo Moyano

    Argentina’s strongest unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest high inflation and job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December. Demonstrators waving blue and white Argentine flags flooded the main avenues of Buenos Aires, blocking traffic in a protest that brought together rival unions that put aside differences to protest Macri’s policies.