“Women are among the most affected by austerity policies,” Argentina’s Center for Political Economy concluded in a recent report, which shows Argentine women have been more severely impacted by low-quality employment, budget cuts and poor execution of budgets, inflation, and poverty during the government of President Mauricio Macri.
After 41 years of struggle and after experiencing 128 grandchildren being abducted during the Argentine military dictatorship, the Mothers and Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo are still fighting to locate the whereabouts of the 300+ missing grandchildren.
Argentines clashed with security while demonstrating against the government’s plans – tax increases and spending cuts.
Argentine police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and waters cannon at protesters who marched on Wednesday in front of Congress against the government’s 2019 budget bill, which contains steep spending cuts aimed at erasing the country’s fiscal deficit.
During a visit to the Bolivian community in Buenos Aires in Argentina, Morales announced a Permanent Registration Abroad Law, a Law of Registration of Dual Nationality Abroad and a programme to give citizens with Bolivian registered cars, who resided in other countries, the ability to access subsidized fuel.
“Your request for a Permanent Registration Abroad Law and the Law of Registration of Dual Nationality Abroad are guaranteed… and the most important thing you asked for, that when you visit Bolivia in a car with Argentine plates you can access the subsidized fuel,“ Morales said at an official event at the Buenos Aires consulate.
The Confederation of Labor of Argentina (CGT) says that all efforts to reach an agreement with the Macri administration have been „exhausted.“
Anti-austerity demonstrators, mainly from social organizations and unions, have been out en masse over the past year to protest the government’s slew of transportation and energy subsidy slashes, state worker layoffs in the tens of thousands, the devalued peso and the now US$57 billion International Monetary Fund loan.
Sala is a renowned activist, who is seen as President Mauricio Macri’s first political prisoner. She created the Tupac Amaru Organization, which provides housing and other services to informal workers and working-class sectors.
SAOCOM 1A carries a high-resolution instrument called a synthetic aperature radar that will be used for emergency management during disasters and for land monitoring. The second satellite will be SAOCOM 1B.
The 38 blocks are in three basins in the South Atlantic: Argentina Norte, Austral and Malvinas Oeste. Water depths run from 100 meters to 4,000 meters, among the deepest in the world.
The Argentine Workers‘ Central Union, widely known as the CTA, will set up a tent Monday at 5:00 pm local time until Friday in front of the Congress for five days where discussions and debates will be held regarding the 2019 budget project of the Macri government.
Shops across Argentina were shuttered and the streets in the capital, Buenos Aires, were quiet on Tuesday after the country’s largest union called a 24-hour strike to protest President Mauricio Macri’s handling of the economy, which has been racked by runaway inflation.
Luis Caputo’s surprise resignation after just three months in the role came as a nationwide strike by unions, called to protest Macri’s handling of the economy, shuttered public transit and ports across the country.
Former Economic Policy Secretary Guido Sandleris, who holds a doctorate in economics from Columbia University, was named as Caputo’s replacement.
The president of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Association, Hebe de Bonafini, warns the 73rd United National General Assembly to not believe a word that Argentine President Mauricio Macri tells them because he „always lies.“
Rosenkrantz is one of three supreme court justices Macri attempted to designate by decree without the Senate’s approval, which caused a national scandal and resistance from human rights groups and political opponents. Macri desisted and presented his nominations to the Senate, that confirmed Rosenkrantz with 58 votes in favor and 12 against.
On Monday teachers in the Buenos Aires province announced they will start a three-day strike on Tuesday after salary negotiations between the government and teachers’ unions broke down last week.
Workers demand the approval of five laws and the reject the IMF US$50 billion deal with Argentina.
Argentine workers‘ unions and social movements protest President Macri’s economic policies and reject his government’s agreement with IMF.
Scores of demonstrators gather outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday to protest President Mauricio Macri’s decision to request budgetary financing of US$30 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Previously President Mauricio Macri signed a security and defense cooperation agreement that allows the installation of U.S. bases.