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Thousands of Argentineans hold anti-government rally in Buenos Aires

March 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Thousands of Argentineans hold anti-government rally in Buenos Aires

Thousands of Argentineans have poured into the streets of the capital, Buenos Aires, to express their dissatisfaction with President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies. Demonstrators waved banners and national flags and blocked traffic along the main avenues of Buenos Aires during the Thursday march, which had been organized by the General […]

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Hundreds of Argentines stage anti-Macri protest rally in Buenos Aires

November 11, 2016 11:39 am
Hundreds of Argentines stage anti-Macri protest rally in Buenos Aires

People in Argentina have staged a protest rally against President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies, which they blame for a rise in unemployment rate in the South American country. Members of the Association of State Workers (ATE) union and numerous other labor unions joined the public-sector employees for an anti-government march in […]

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Hundreds of Argentines protest UK drills on Malvinas Islands

October 21, 2016 12:00 pm
Hundreds of Argentines protest UK drills on Malvinas Islands

Hundreds of people in Argentina have marched on the British embassy in the capital, Buenos Aires, to denounce the military drills being carried out by the UK on the Malvinas Islands, whose sovereignty has been a source of major dispute between the two countries. The left-wing group, Quebracho, organized the […]

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Tens of thousands of Argentinians in Buenos Aires protest President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms and state job cuts

September 3, 2016 6:00 pm
Tens of thousands of Argentinians in Buenos Aires protest President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms and state job cuts

Tens of thousands of Argentinians have poured onto to the streets of the capital, Buenos Aires, to express their dissatisfaction with President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms and state job cuts. Members of workers’ groups, trade unions, consumer bodies, social and human rights organizations as well as students took part in Friday’s […]

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Argentine protesters in Buenos Aires slam high prices, low wages

August 10, 2016 11:30 am
Argentine protesters in Buenos Aires slam high prices, low wages

Argentine labor forces and activists have poured out onto the streets in downtown Buenos Aires to protest high prices and low wages. The protesters, led by trade unions and leftist groups, demanded on Tuesday that general wages be increased to meet the hike in utility prices as well as the high inflation. “Firstly, […]

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Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over bomb scare

February 6, 2015 1:13 pm
Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over bomb scare

“Investigations carried out by Uruguay’s intelligence services after the discovery of the device yielded information pointing to a possible involvement of someone at the Iranian embassy,” Haaretz’s diplomatic correspondent wrote. “The Uruguayan government turned to Iran’s government for information and after consultations between the two, it was decided to expel […]

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