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Argentina: Thousands protest poor living conditions in capital03:12

Argentina: Thousands protest poor living conditions in capital

Argentina, Buenos Aires
September 19, 2018 at 19:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters from various workers' unions marched to the Ministry of the Treasury in Buenos Aires, outraged by low salaries and rising utility bills, Wednesday.

Hugo Godoy, Secretary-General of State Workers Association (ATE), declared that he would "do everything" within his power to "to prevent the International Monetary Fund's budget from being approved."

Opposition groups argue that Macri's emergency $50 billion (€42.75) rescue package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will harm ordinary citizens.

The deal faced a backlash from those who view the international organisation as responsible for the country's financial collapse 17 years ago.

Argentina: Thousands protest poor living conditions in capital03:12
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Protesters from various workers' unions marched to the Ministry of the Treasury in Buenos Aires, outraged by low salaries and rising utility bills, Wednesday.

Hugo Godoy, Secretary-General of State Workers Association (ATE), declared that he would "do everything" within his power to "to prevent the International Monetary Fund's budget from being approved."

Opposition groups argue that Macri's emergency $50 billion (€42.75) rescue package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will harm ordinary citizens.

The deal faced a backlash from those who view the international organisation as responsible for the country's financial collapse 17 years ago.

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