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  • Thursday, February 14th 2019 - 10:15 UTC

    “Food emergency” demand march in Argentine cities

     Since President Macri came to power in 2015, electricity bills have gone up 210% and gas 300%, following on the removal of significant subsidies

    Thousands took to the streets in 50 Argentine cities and towns Wednesday demanding that the government declare a “food emergency” and put an end to suffocating price increases. Since President Mauricio Macri came to power in 2015, electricity bills have gone up 210% and gas 300%. The government blamed the increase on the removal of significant subsidies in place under the previous administration.