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Massive Protests in Argentine Capital Demand End to IMF-Imposed Austerity

HeadlineJul 15, 2022

In Argentina, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Buenos Aires Thursday angered by worsening poverty and unemployment. Protesters denounced the government of President Alberto Fernández over its handling of debt with the International Monetary Fund that has hampered Argentina’s economy.

Nahuel Orellana: “Fifty percent of the population is below the poverty line, and the rates of severe poverty are increasing more and more. Inflation for food products is at 8%. They have just changed the minister of economy, and nothing has changed.”

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